Thursday, January 27, 2022

Could Football Fade Away Like Boxing?

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I have no idea if Dr. Oz is a good or bad doctor but I do know this: He is an Oprah Winfrey creation,...

Research: Sports Concussions Linked to Substance Abuse, Suicidal Thoughts

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Concussions are connected with substance abuse and suicidal thoughts in adolescents, new research presented at a St. Michael’s Hospital conference on sports-related brain injuries...

First Two Claims Approved in NFL Billion Dollar Concussion Settlement

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The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday with a total of $9 million in benefits, according to the...

Football’s Horrible CTE News

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The absolute last thing people connected to the football industry wanted to see were the findings from a Boston University study of the brains...

Football Too Violent For Its Own Good

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Youth football leagues across the country will soon begin to sign players up for their fall leagues. But there is a growing concern, even among...

New Study on Brain Trauma in Athletes and Military Veterans Published in Scientific Journal

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A study done by investigators at the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System,...

Rest or No Rest After a Concussion? Must-Know FAQs

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Unfortunate advice passed down over the decades has many people believing they already know about concussions, including whether or not rest after sustaining the...

NFL’s Latest PR Stunt

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We have another PR stunt by the NFL. U.S. researchers are spending $14 million in NFL funds on a series of research projects aimed at diagnosing...

Dr. Bennet Omalu wins Dr. Ernst Jokl Sports Medicine Award from United States Sports...

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A pathologist whose discoveries have led to greater understanding of concussions in sports and better protection against head injury for athletes has been selected...

It’s Time to KO Concussions

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Editor’s Note.  This is one in a series of articles posted on The Sport Digest blog in recent weeks.  The Digest will continue to...
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