Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation
Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation
People who have suffered traumatic brain injury had slower reaction times and more false starts after disrupted sleep than well-rested controls, according to a study presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.
Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation
Concussions May Stunt Recovery from Sleep Deprivation

People who have suffered traumatic brain injury had slower reaction times and more false starts after disrupted sleep than well-rested controls, according to a study presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.

People who have suffered traumatic brain injury had slower reaction times and more false starts after disrupted sleep than well-rested controls, according to a study presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.

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Exosomes in Blood Indicate Mild TBI: Study
Exosomes in Blood Indicate Mild TBI: Study
Ashley Yeager | Jul 13, 2018
Levels of tau, amyloid-β 42, and IL-10 extracted from extracellular vesicles that started out in the brain were higher in military personal suffering head injuries compared with healthy soldiers.
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Feb 16, 2018
The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.
Study: Student Athletes Display Brain Abnormalities After One Football Season
Study: Student Athletes Display Brain Abnormalities After One Football Season
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 2, 2016
MRI scans and other assessments of high school football players reveal changes in brain tissue, correlated to head impacts, after just one season, researchers report.
Report: NFL Tried to Influence NIH-Supported Concussion Study
Report: NFL Tried to Influence NIH-Supported Concussion Study
Bob Grant | May 24, 2016
A Congressional investigation indicates that the National Football League may have sought to steer millions of dollars in National Institutes of Health funding away from one of its critics.
NIH Marks Millions for Brain Injury
NIH Marks Millions for Brain Injury
Jef Akst | Dec 17, 2013
With support from the National Football League, the federal agency selects eight projects to receive $14 million in funding for the study of traumatic brain injury.
Hockey Follows Football’s Suit
Hockey Follows Football’s Suit
Jef Akst | Nov 26, 2013
Just three months after the settlement of the highly publicized NFL head-trauma lawsuit, former professional hockey players announce a similar case against the NHL.
Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma
Junior Seau Had Brain Trauma
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 10, 2013
An NIH study finds that the former NFL linebacker who committed suicide last May had signs of degenerative brain disease.
Punch Drunk
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
After a concussion forces him to retire, a former pro-wrestler starts an institute to study the neurological effects of repeated brain injuries.