March is National Brain Injury Awareness month Detroit, Michigan, March 1, 2021 – Although football takes a back seat to baseball in the Spring, one topic continues to draw attention to the gridiron: concussions on the football field. This attention seems especially timely as the State of Michigan, and the rest of the country, observes
Recently, there was an article published in New Scientist about a study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania. The researchers found that brain-injured mice developed lower levels of certain amino acids known as BCAAs within a few days of being injured. The low-BCAA mice were divided into 2 groups, with one group getting plain water
Neurosurgery. 2012 Aug;71(2):E558. 143 Diffusion Tensor and Susceptibility-weighted Imaging in Concussion Assessment of National Football League Players. Luther N, Niogi S, Kutner K, Rodeo S, Shetty T, Warren R, Weiss L, Barnes R, Zimmerman R, Tsiouris A, Hartl R. INTRODUCTION: Standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is normal following the vast majority of
Neuroradiology. 2011 Aug;53(8):553-63. Epub 2010 Oct 6. Microstructural brain injury in post-concussion syndrome after minor head injury. Smits M, Houston GC, Dippel DW, Wielopolski PA, Vernooij MW, Koudstaal PJ, Hunink MG, van der Lugt A. Department of Radiology (Hs-224), Erasmus MC-University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.