DOES HEADING THE SOCCER BALL HURT THE BRAIN?

This short video shows you the consistency of the brain and how the damage can happen. Dr. Peter McAllister of NEINH – New England Institute for Neurology & Headache –  says new research adds to evidence that heading the soccer ball causes more impact...

SHAKEN BRAIN: Even Without Concussion, Study Shows CTE Can Happen

Shaken brain, with every hard hit to the head. Even if you don’t get a concussion, a new study in the Journal Brain adds to evidence that’s it’s these high impact hits that lead to CTE – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Dr. Peter McAllister of the New England...

SUPER BOWL STAKES HIGH, 22 BRAINS ON THE LINE ON EACH PLAY Brain News Brief

Whether it’s the Super Bowl or any other NFL game… When my husband watches football, he jumps off the couch (as if watching a 50-inch screen doesn’t get us close enough to the action) and hovers at the TV screen the moment the play is getting tense.  When...