Two small clinical studies show brain changes among young football players with a history of concussion and exposure to high-impact hits.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
Study from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston suggests new way to help identify victims of intimate partner violence.
A 12-year study of more than 1,000 people at one Boston hospital suggests a new way to alert emergency room doctors of underlying addiction.
Population study shows that 2010 Affordable Care Act improved insurance coverage rates for patients receiving one form of cancer treatment.
Scientific advances in the way doctors diagnose and treat concussions.
How new and improved sports protection equipment could help in concussion prevention.
Concussions are "functional" injuries -- not something seen in a brain scan or a blood draw but in myriad symptoms arising from altered circuitry in the brain.
New protocols, more societal recognition and advances in understanding and managing concussion have improved safety at all levels of sports.
The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are concussions. Researchers talk about the problem of these head injuries in sports.
Blood biomarker may tell whether early-stage lung cancer is cured or soon-to-be recurred.
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