Traumatic Brain Injury

The 8 Biggest Brain Breakthroughs of 2018

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With advances in technology and medicine, our understanding of the brain—and how to study it, improve it, and even fix it—is expanding. Here are 8 of the biggest brain-related breakthroughs we witnessed in 2018. New Alzheimer’s Drug May Slow Decline A company called Eisai and its U.S. partner Biogen presented

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POP QUIZ: How well do you know your teen’s brain?

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Understanding a teenager’s brain is as complicated as the cosmos. Just when you think you’ve got it figured out, you’re face to face with unchartered territory. But with the help of advancing technology, like the noninvasive fMRI, we learn more about this enigma every day. In fact, there’s so much

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School Sports: Five Myths About Concussions

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Although most people have a general idea of what concussions are, there are still some myths surrounding the injury.   MYTH #1: The two most dangerous high school sports in terms of concussion rates are football and hockey. Although high school football accounts for around 250,000 concussions each year[1], the

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