New Protein Biomarker Highlights Damaged Brain Wiring After Concussion, Finds Penn Study. The link between concussions (also known as mild traumatic brain injuries) and long-term brain damage was further proven last month.
Jamie Higa was on her college basketball team when she suffered her fourth concussion. Recovery has taken years. Her coach “did not take injuries seriously,” and pressured her team to play through any pain. Concussions, Jamie learned, belong in a very different category of injury. The following is the story in her own words.
Last week, we started talking about how important it is for people—especially young people—to avoid the pitfalls of sports concussions. We continue the conversation this week with a special guest: Ross Oshiro, Coordinator for the Sports Medicine Program at the Queen’s Center for Sports Medicine joins us.
FIRST “NEURO-HUDDLE” EVENT TO BE HELD IN HONOLULU IS ESTABLISHED BY JOHN WILBUR LEGACY FUND The family opted out of an NFL settlement to create the free conference to help shareholders have a meaningful discussion on the issue of brain injuries Who: John Wilbur Legacy Fund What: Neuro-Huddle 2015 When: January 23, 2015, from…