Research Finds That Concussions Loosen Myelin

Research Finds That Concussions Loosen Myelin

All News NKI News Industry News Events Video Past Archives A study of concussed University of British Columbia hockey players reveals that such athletes may need to remain on the bench even after they are no longer exhibiting symptoms. Detailed scans of concussed...
Study on TBI and Suicides in Young Adults

Study on TBI and Suicides in Young Adults

All News NKI News Industry News Events Video Past Archives Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability in young adults in the developed world, followed by suicide. New research suggests that at least a fraction of those suicides could be blamed...
A blood test for concussion? Not exactly.

A blood test for concussion? Not exactly.

All News NKI News Industry News Events Video Past Archives The Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, which was approved in February 2018 by the FDA as a quick tool to evaluate concussion or mild traumatic brain injury, does not replace clinical concussion examinations....
Rebuilding the Brain From Concussions

Rebuilding the Brain From Concussions

All News NKI News Industry News Events Video Past Archives Given the right environment and interventions, the brain is capable of healing. Several published studies show lifestyle interventions, neuro-feedback, and other purposeful actions can help repair damage from...
Concussion Testing for Athletes with Disabilities

Concussion Testing for Athletes with Disabilities

All News NKI News Industry News Events Video Past Archives The challenge of assessing concussions in athletes with disabilities is not lost on researchers who work on standardized data for neuro-cognitive testing tools. Baseline testing is seen as a valuable aid for...