NRL's culture was once one of hyper-masculinity, but it has failed to change wth societal mores – it now finds itself out of step and in need of reform.
A standard clinical MRI is not sensitive to the distributed and microscopic injuries in a concussed brain. But new discoveries are in the pipeline.
A first look at data on sport injuries in children in England, and it's not a pretty picture.
Recent research shows that the heart is affected when the head takes a blow, in sports-related concussion.
More needs to be done to manage concussions in road cycling.
A mystery disease that struck US personnel in Cuba and China triggered fears of a sonic weapon. But two experts argue that this is just about leveraging a medical mystery for political gain.
Reporting of recent studies may have caused alarm that brain injuries cause dementia. It just increases your risk.
Football could take a leaf from rugby union's book on how to treat head-injured players, pitch side.
All parents should understand the symptoms of concussion, whether their child plays sports or not.
Brain injuries damage regions of the brain and this damage can extend post-injury. But other brain regions can pick up the slack, and there are things we can do to help.
Globally, one third of women suffer violence at the hands of someone they love. And for those who survive domestic abuse, traumatic head injury can be the devastating outcome.
New research has found a tipping point which pushes the probability of rugby player concussion above 50%.
Survivors of traumatic brain injuries might have behavioural issues or have problems holding down a job for years after a blow to the head or a bad fall.
Parents play a vital role in managing concussions when their children play rugby.
As the RBS Six Nations rugby tournament begins, the risk of injury is back in the limelight.
New research has found a link between concussion in childhood and adverse medical and social outcomes as an adult.
School and community sports coaches' lack of knowledge about concussion leaves players vulnerable on the pitch.
The 2016 State of Origin rugby league competition is over for another year and the focus has shifted to off-field events with claims for compensation for brain injury.
The link between concussion and irreversible brain injury is particularly troubling, especially given the dominance of Australia’s contact sporting culture.
Once the stuff of tweeting birds and rolling cartoon eyes, bumps on the head are now linked to dementia. Will Smith's latest movie tells how sports authorities tried to cover it up.