Following a concussion, young athletes engaging the most in activities requiring concentration and attention (eg, doing homework, text messaging, and playing video games) take the longest time to recover, a new study has found.
Archive for March 2014
Neurologists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have studied the role of the vestibular system, which controls balance, in optimizing how we direct our gaze. The results could lead to more effective rehabilitation of patients with vestibular or cerebellar dysfunction.
Great Dane's are trained to assist people with balance and mobility issues. Video by Joanne Rathe / Globe Staff
Two new studies now suggest that the strong magnets in MRI technology could be used to diagnose, treat and study inner ear disorders in the future, replacing more invasive and uncomfortable examinations.
by Shayna Brouker, USAG Wiesbaden
Blurry vision, dizziness, mood swings, sleep problems and memory problems: these are all symptoms of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, and can last from a few days to a lifetime, depending on treatment and severity.
by Jason Gale
Diane Barbeler had a stroke on Monday last week. The next day, she walked out of the hospital with only minor sensory changes in her right hand and foot.
Update to iPhone and iPad software brings tweaks and improvements
(CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical device for preventing migraines. It's called Cefaly and works by stimulating nerves beneath the forehead.
The purpose of this clinical trial is to compare the use of vestibular exercises vs corticosteroid therapy in the recovery of patients with acute vestibular neuritis.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski experienced dizziness during a timeout early in the second half of Wednesday night’s game at Wake Forest and did not conduct a his usual post-game press conference.