New American research aims to pin down whether women’s brains might be at greater risk of concussion than men – when they sustain a head injury playing sport. Anecdotal reports suggest that concussion in girls and women is more serious than in males and take longer to recover from. Sports like American football, rugby and boxing have introduced guidelines for what to do when a player has a blow to the head. (January 4, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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