Health News

A Blood Test for Concussions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed the marketing of a blood test to evaluate concussions in adults.
The Lasting Effects of Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase your risk of dementia for decades, according to a new study.
MMA and Head Injuries: An Unknown Risk
There's a lack of information on the risk of brain injuries tied to mixed martial arts (MMA), a new study found.
How to Prevent Falls Among the Elderly
Exercise may help prevent falls among elderly people, according to a new study.
Girls May See Longer-Lasting Concussion Effects
Adolescent girls may have to deal with the symptoms of sports-related concussions for longer than boys, according to a new study.
A Look at Teen Concussion Rates
Many adolescents reported that they have been diagnosed with at least one concussion during their lives, according to a new study.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
Opioid-Induced Constipation Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to help treat constipation caused by opioids.
When Using Your Head Might Hurt
Usually, using your head is a good thing. But using your head in soccer may be hazardous, according to a new study.
New Pain Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for severe and long-lasting (chronic) pain.