Fewer Concussions After Football Rule Change

Markedly fewer concussions occurred following a minor-seeming rule change in Ivy League college football, an analysis of team physician reports found. Concussion rates dropped 81% — from 10.93 to 2.04 per 1,000 plays — after kickoffs were moved up 5 yards to the 40-yard…

Every cell has a story to tell in brain injury

Traumatic head injury can have widespread effects in the brain, but now scientists can look in real time at how head injury affects thousands of individual cells and genes simultaneously in mice. This approach could lead to precise treatments for traumatic brain injury (TBI).…