Category Archives: brain injury

Keeping Our Eye on the Ball: NFL Concussion Crisis

Media coverage of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and other lesser known National Football League (NFL) players involved in domestic abuse cases have pushed the larger problem facing the game—chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—to the back burner. In a recent New York … Continue reading

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Prying Open the Window of Treatment for Acute Stroke

The global burden of stroke is immense and growing, and experts have called for a three-pronged approach encompassing prevention, acute treatment and recovery/rehabilitation to stem the tide.
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Hopkins Football Player Studies Concussions

John Arena, a soon-to-be graduate of Johns Hopkins, was a star in the classroom and on the football field, and is doing research on the effects of concussions.
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Neuroethics: Consciousness, End of Life Decisions

Panelists at an International Neuroethics Society event tackled complex and difficult questions about treating patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state.
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Neuroscience of Sports: Concussions

The first two classes at a “Neuroscience of Sports” course focused on concussions.
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