Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.
Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.
The Stanford Sports Concussion Summit was held on campus recently to discuss advances in the diagnosis and treatment for mild traumatic brain injury.
Researching the symptoms and severity of concussions will help researchers get a more detailed understanding of concussions.
Stanford researchers are using specially equipped mouth guards to measure how concussion happens during head impacts in high school football players.
Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.
The Camarillo lab uses alignment simulations, including a version that mimics a woodpecker, to study the role of neck muscles in concussion prevention.
Concussion is a serious public health problem, but researchers don't fully understand how they happen or how to prevent them. Now, researchers find, concussion is more complex than previously thought.
We've written quite a bit about the work of Stanford bioengineer David Camarillo, PhD, who is working to understand concussions. On a recent episode of …