FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) — While the neurological impact of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) has long been studied, new research suggests TBIs are also hard on the heart. The research team took a closer look at connections between the two organs, finding that nervous system dysfunction, neuro-inflammation,
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Any head injury — even a mild one — raises a person’s risk of later having an ischemic stroke. Having multiple injuries increases that risk, even more so than the severity of a single traumatic brain injury (TBI), researchers report. “Our study found
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It’s now been possible to buy a hearing aid over-the-counter for nearly a year, but few Americans are doing so. More education is needed about just who these over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids can help, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It polled
TUESDAY, Aug. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) may be striking some at much younger ages than thought possible: New research has uncovered early signs of the condition in amateur athletes who died young after playing contact sports. The troubling finding
MONDAY, Aug. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Suicide has become an urgent issue among American military veterans, with rates increasing by more than 10 times in nearly two decades, a new study reveals. “Suicide rates for post-9/11 veterans have steadily increased over the last 15 years and at a much
THURSDAY, Aug. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who has quickly slurped up a milkshake or chomped on a snow cone knows the sharp, brief pain of “brain freeze.” Its cause is a mystery, but it’s not harmful, according to experts at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
MONDAY, Aug. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic” mushrooms, is getting renewed interest as a potential treatment for various health conditions. Now, a new research review argues that migraines should be added to that list. Psilocybin mushrooms have long been used recreationally as hallucinogens —
FRIDAY, Aug. 11, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The link between pro football and the risk for a neurodegenerative disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is well known, and now a new study suggests that football may also up the risk for Parkinson’s disease, even among past high school and college