Brain Injuries for People 55 & Up Can Increase Risk of Dementia, New Study Finds

Sustaining brain injuries after the age of 55 may lead to an increased risk of dementia, a new study published in JAMA Neurology (the Journal of the American Medical Association) is now reporting. This study, which was based in California, involved identifying more than 164,000 individuals who were 55 or older, who had brain injuries, [...]

Brain Injuries for People 55 & Up Can Increase Risk of Dementia, New Study Finds2019-10-11T15:39:36-06:00

NFL Expects 33% of Players to Develop Serious Brain Injuries, Court Documents Indicate

Court documents show that the NFL has acknowledged that it expects about 1 in every 3 professional football players to develop serious brain injuries. According to recently released court documents related to the NFL brain injury settlement, officials with the National Football League have acknowledged that they expect about 1 in every 3 [...]

NFL Expects 33% of Players to Develop Serious Brain Injuries, Court Documents Indicate2019-10-11T15:41:30-06:00

NHL Brain Injury Lawsuit Refocuses Attention on Risks of TBIs in Sports 

Public attention has recently been refocused on the serious risks of sustaining traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in professional sports as nine former professional hockey players in the National Hockey League (NHL) have recently filed a brain injury lawsuit against the NHL. Public focus on the risks of TBIs in sports has been reinvigorated with [...]

NHL Brain Injury Lawsuit Refocuses Attention on Risks of TBIs in Sports 2019-10-11T18:18:23-06:00