What Causes Swelling After Brain Injuries?

Reducing the swelling after a traumatic brain injury is necessary, especially when victims fall into a deep coma. Doctors are not entirely sure on the best way to reduce brain swelling, and still rely on folk remedies such as fish oil. A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (UP) are uncovering why swelling … Continue reading

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Is My Yamaha Safe To Ride?

If you drive a Yamaha YZF-R1 sport bike produced from 2009-2013 or a Super Tenere XTZ12 touring motorcycle from 2012-2013, you should check the integrity of your headlights. Yamaha has issued a recall on 24,000 of the previously mentioned motorcycles after consumer reports indicated a propensity towards headlight overheating. Yamaha engineers investigated the malfunctioning motorcycles … Continue reading

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Will Football Leagues Prevent Brain Injury Victims From Playing?

Traumatic brain injuries can spell the end of a career for many football players. Due to the high contact nature of the game, players suffer repeated concussions and brain injuries that can carry serious long-term consequences. Football players who suffer from traumatic brain injuries or post-concussion syndrome experience impaired attention, memory loss and an inability … Continue reading

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Does The Military Promote Safe Motorcycling?

Lieutenant General Michelle D. Johnson of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAF) in Colorado recently released a list of recommendations for servicemen and women who ride motorcycles to promote safe riding behaviors. Motorcycling is very common in the military community, especially when young soldiers return from a tour with money saved up. Furthermore, it is … Continue reading

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