Recent Posts in Head Injuries Category

  • Brain Injury Lawsuits

    Brain injuries are very traumatic injuries that take place in 1.4 million people in the United States every year. The reasons for these accidents include car accidents and sports activities and so much more! The most important thing to remember is that many brain injury lawsuits will take place due to somebody else’s negligence. If one wants to pursue a lawsuit against another party, they must ...
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  • Teens with Concussion History Likely to Suffer Depression

    Concussions, which are mild traumatic brain injuries, never make for a pleasant experience no matter the severity of the concussion. Concussions can alter or entirely disrupt your sleeping pattern, whither your energy levels, swing your moods and can even temporarily impair your short term memory. And the negative side effects unfortunately don’t stop there. According to a new study by the Journal ...
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  • NCAA Settles Concussion Lawsuit with $70 million Fund for Diagnosing Brain Injury

    This week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association settled a class-action head injury lawsuit by establishing a $70 million fund to diagnose former and current college athletes to determine if they have traumatic brain injury from playing soccer, hockey, football, or other contact sports. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has also agreed to instate a return-to-play policy ...
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  • World Cup Player Injuries starts Concussion Debate

    The frequency of concussions and injuries in the World Cup has raised concern about the treatment of concussions in professional soccer. Several instances of players suffering head injuries and immediately returning to play has instigated a debate among experts. On Sunday’s World Cup tournament, German player Christoph Kramer suffered a severe hit to the head from an Argentinian player. Though the ...
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  • Concussion Rates in High School Athletes Have Doubled

    According to a new study recently published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine, the rate of concussions in U.S. high school athletes more than doubled between 2005 and 2012. Dr. Joseph Rosenthal, an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Ohio State University, gathered a team to study concussions and injury in high school sports. Rosenthal has a positive ...
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  • Playground Related Injuries

    A playground is a place where you will always see children actively playing, running, laughing, but it is not always all fun and games. In study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention every year in the United States, emergency rooms treat more than 200,000 children ranging in ages 14 and younger for playground related injuries. A few more facts… 45% of these playground-related ...
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  • Can a Head Injury Lead to Alzheimer's?

    Have you suffered a blow to your head? A traumatic head injury is among the most devastating personal injuries. It can lead to a loss of motor skills, as well as dramatic impairments to the ability to move, speak and care for oneself. They can cause significant changes in a person’s abilities, personality, or behavior. It can have a tremendous impact on a person’s quality of life. Many times ...
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  • Injured While Serving In The Military

    Working in the military naturally involves more hazardous activities than most other occupations. It is unfortunate, but too often we hear about a roadside explosion that throws a solider against the side of his vehicle, with force that shakes his brain inside his skull. Or, did you hear about the solider on his way to work when his head got thrown forward into the windshield of his vehicle? At ...
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  • Do You Want To Be An Air Force Pilot

    Being a pilot is not an easy job, but it seems it is also not good for your brain. If you are thinking about becoming a pilot read on. According to a new study, “High-altitude U-2 pilots in the Air Force have a poorly understood type of brain lesion three times as often and four times as large as those seen in the brains of other military personnel.” The study states that decompression can result ...
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  • Learn To Recognize A Severe Head Injury

    The human brain is extraordinary until it gets injured. A head injury is any trauma that injures the scalp, skull or brain. It can appear to be a minor bump on the skull. It is difficult to diagnose by looking at the physical trauma caused to the head. The person may appear to be fine after the injury was sustained. Head injuries include: concussion scalp wounds skull fractures Sometimes, it may ...
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