Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage

(MedHeadlines) – A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. “This is the first study that shows brain areas undergo measureable volume loss after...

Older users dislike e-readers

(MedHeadlines) – Reading text on digital devices like tablet computers requires less effort from older adults than reading on paper, according to research published February 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Matthias Schlesewsky and colleagues from...

What makes people behave differently?

(MedHeadlines) – Differences in the physical connections of the brain are at the root of what make people think and behave differently from one another. Researchers reporting in the February 6 issue of the Cell Press journal Neuron shed new light on the details...