Brain Injury

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14: Joseph Fauria #80 of the Detroit Lions runs the ball against the Carolina Panthers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Brain-Injury Program Working With NFL Players

Current Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria and former quarterback Eric Hipple attended Tuesday’s announcement.

97.1 The Ticket–12/17/2014

The photos compare images of two brains, one with and without head injury. The red areas indicates electrical activity in response to the task researchers asked study participants to perform, and non-injured brains show more red, thus more electrical activity during the task. Images courtesy of Steven Broglio, University of Michigan

UM: Concussions, Head Impacts May Accelerate Brain Aging

A new study from the University of Michigan finds that concussions and lesser head impacts may speed up the brain’s natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered a brain injury.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

NASA astronaut and space shuttle commander Capt. Mark Kelly. (File Photo/Getty Images)

Mark Kelly To Speak To Brain Injury Group In Novi On Saturday

Former astronaut Mark Kelly will be in Novi Saturday night speaking to the Brain Injury Association of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012