While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.
Playing hard on the field could cause some young players to end up with concussions. This weekend, the Ravens are making sure some young players understand the dangers.
Concussion crisis. On playing fields across America, young lives are being derailed by hard hits. From the peewees to the pros, concussions are reaching epidemic proportions with a culture that still wants athletes to shake it off and get back in the game.
There’s a breakthrough that could make diagnosing concussions easier and faster. Researchers have developed a new blood test.
As the first active division one athlete files a lawsuit against the NCAA over concussions, athletes, lawmakers, doctors and lawyers gathered together Friday in Baltimore to focus on the effects and consequences of concussions in sports.
A lawsuit stemming from the head-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player should be dismissed because his coaches did not know the athlete was bleeding or had suffered a concussion and could not have foreseen that he was endangering his life by participating in practice drills, lawyers say.
Del. Jon Cardin is sponsoring a measure to start a pilot program aimed at detecting when student athletes may have suffered a concussion.
Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
Del. Jon Cardin is proposing a pilot program to test how well athletic helmet impact sensors work for high school athletes.
The NFL and the National Institutes of Health are coming together to learn more about brain injuries. The NIH is funding eight projects studying the long term effects of concussions.
The Baltimore Ravens have placed wide receiver Brandon Stokley on injured reserve, ending his season.