Kid Cudi and Hailey Bieber are among the growing proportion of stroke victims who are under 45.
Because some seizures are relatively subtle, they can go unrecognized, leading to a delay in diagnosis.
Across Canada and the United States, more than two million people are living with aphasia and its language and communication challenges.
Many long COVID sufferers are reporting having ‘brain fog’, where they can’t concentrate as well as they used to.
President Biden has proposed spending $45 billion to replace every lead water pipe and service line in the nation. A public health expert explains why he sees this as a worthwhile investment.
Thankfully treatment has moved on from the cold sponge of the amateur era. But brain damage continues to be a serious risk in many sports.
Drinking at “safe” levels was shown to reduce the amount of a person’s total brain tissue.
By imagining a unique scenario to answer “yes” or “no” questions, this research could potentially be used to communicate with locked-in patients.
New research reveals that routine sparring can have immediate effects on the brain, putting athletes at greater risk of injury when brain-muscle communication is impaired.
People with damaged frontal lobes often need help with daily life. The problem is, they think they’re fine.
Concussions in football and other contact sports correlate with severe, long-term brain damage — but science shows it doesn’t have to be that way.
New research shows an association between moderate drinking and long-term brain impairment. But there are a few reasons to be cautious about these findings.
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.
Forget tinkering with the rules of boxing. It’s time for a wholesale change. Let’s make hits to the groin the aim of the game and ban hits to the head.
Public health pioneer Basil Hetzel died on February 4 2017. Among other career highlights, he identified the most common cause of preventable brain damage: dietary iodine deficiency.
A single session of football heading can temporarily impair memory. So what does that mean for children with developing brains?
One in six Australians will have a stroke in their lifetime. That’s about 51,000 strokes per year, or one every ten minutes.
Lesions on a particular region of the brain can cause ‘acquired dyslexia’.
Around 40% of Australian women drink alcohol while pregnant, despite medical guidelines recommending they don’t.
Brain damage is caused by persistent depression rather than being a predisposing factor for it, researchers have finally concluded after decades of unconfirmed hypothesising.