Brain Injury

The Herald- Scotland: Brain Injury Concern as Former Footballer Dies of Dementia at 65

Dr Willie Stewart, a consultant neuropathologist at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow, has produced evidence that shows playing rugby can cause early onset dementia. He said last night that the conclusive evidence of causal link between brain damage and football could only be found if children were divided into two groups, one heading a […]

Fox News: Off-Season May Not Be Long Enough For Football Players’ Brain Health

The time between football seasons may not be enough for players’ brains to recover from hard hits to their heads during games and practices, suggests a new, small study. Researchers discovered changes in the white matter of 10 college football players’ brains after one season, compared to people who didn’t play sports. After six months […]