Concussion a 'wake-up call' for Australia's Chris Rogers
Concussion a 'wake-up call' for Australia's Chris Rogers

Australia`s Chris Rogers is still dealing with headaches and dizzy spells after being hit on the head in training before the first test against West Indies, and the opening batsman says the lingering symptoms have been a wake-up call to the dangers of concussion.

West Indies take early wickets after winning toss against Australia
West Indies take early wickets after winning toss against Australia

West Indies drew early blood when they dismissed both Australian openers on the first day of the second test in Kingston, Jamaica.

Sleep aids memory even after concussion

 Sleep helps memory consolidation even in individuals who sustain mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as concussion, new research has found.

Concussed Australian opener Chris Rogers out of Windies Test
Concussed Australian opener Chris Rogers out of Windies Test

Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers has been ruled out of this week`s first Test against the West Indies with concussion after being struck on the helmet in the nets.

NFL concussion settlement approved by US judge
NFL concussion settlement approved by US judge

An American judge on Wednesday approved of a revised settlement agreement between the National Football League and thousands of ex-players who sued the league over concussions.

McLaren boss `failed` over concussion denial
McLaren boss `failed` over concussion denial

McLaren boss Ron Dennis said he was wrong to deny Fernando Alonso was concussed when he crashed in testing, as the team prepared to start the Formula One season without the two-time world champion.

Fernando Alonso insists he will be back very soon
Fernando Alonso insists he will be back very soon

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has said he expects to be back racing "very soon" despite spending three nights in hospital after suffering concussion in a crash last weekend.

Concussed Sami Khedira released from hospital
Concussed Sami Khedira released from hospital

Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has been released from hospital after spending a night under observation due to a concussion sustained in Tuesday`s King`s Cup game at home to Cornella.

Real Madrid's Sami Khedira suffers concussion in King's Cup game
Real Madrid's Sami Khedira suffers concussion in King's Cup game

Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has spent the night under observation in hospital after suffering a concussion in Tuesday`s King`s Cup game at home to Cornella.

FIFA medical officer wants strict new rules on concussion
FIFA medical officer wants strict new rules on concussion

 Referees will be instructed to stop a match immediately for three minutes when a player is suspected of being concussed, if a proposal from FIFA`s chief medical officer is accepted.

Concussed German midfielder Kramer `can`t remember World Cup final`

German midfielder Christoph Kramer has admitted that he cannot remember his performance in the World Cup final against Argentina because of the concussion he suffered during the game.

Crusader Read sidelined again with concussion

The Canterbury Crusaders on Wednesday ruled skipper Kieran Read out of a third straight Super 15 match due to a concussion the All Blacks stalwart suffered last month.

Mild brain injury may not always show symptoms

In the absence of any definitive diagnostic test, treatment of concussion or `mild traumatic brain injury` generally depends on symptoms such as headache, nausea, dizziness and confusion.

NFL: Broncos will have Welker back for playoffs

Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker has recovered from a concussion and cleared to play by doctors in the upcoming NFL playoffs, Broncos coach John Fox said Monday.

Non-concussion head impacts in contact sports also hit cognitive abilities

Repeated blows to the head during a season of contact sports could cause brain changes and affect cognitive abilities even if none of the impacts have resulted in a concussion.

Concussion effect remains even long after injury

Researchers have revealed that brain shows abnormalities four months after a mild concussion, when symptoms from the traumatic brain injury have mostly dissipated.

Heading may cause brain trauma, memory loss in footballers: study

Heading a football may cause players to suffer from brain abnormalities and memory loss, a study has revealed.

Single concussion can change the brain

Researchers say that a single concussion can cause lasting structural damage to the brain.

Hillary Clinton faints, has concussion: Report

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has fainted, sustaining a concussion, a media report said Saturday.

`Lasting symptoms possible after kids` concussions`

Some children may have memory and attention problems up to a year after a concussion.