Australian batsman Phil Hughes dies of head injury

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes passed away today after succumbing to his injuries sustained during a domestic match when he was hit by a bouncer, Cricket Australia said. He was 25.

Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes makes full recovery
Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes makes full recovery

 Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons said he hopes Australia's Phil Hughes makes a full recovery from the head injury sustained Tuesday during a domestic first class fixture.

Head injury causes immune system to attack brain
Head injury causes immune system to attack brain

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that stopping the body's immune system from killing brain cells can reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries.

Motorsports can't be 100% safe, says Robert Kubica
Motorsports can't be 100% safe, says Robert Kubica

Former Formula One driver, Robert Kubica says that Jules Bianchi's crash in the Japanese Grand Prix reminds that motor sport is always associated with danger and risk. On the race-day, Bianchi lost control of his car at Suzuka where an earlier incident had occurred, involving Sauber's Adrian Sutil.

Thibau Courtois defends Chelsea handling of his head injury
Thibau Courtois defends Chelsea handling of his head injury

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has defended the Premier League leader`s handling of the head injury he suffered during last weekend`s 2-0 league victory over Arsenal.

Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois cleared of serious head injury
Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois cleared of serious head injury

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been cleared of a serious head injury after being substituted during the 2-0 Premier League victory over Arsenal on Sunday.

FIFA and other groups sued in US over concussions
FIFA and other groups sued in US over concussions

A group of parents sued several soccer organizations including the sport`s international governing body FIFA, saying they have failed to do more about concussions among children.

Windies bowler Roach shrugs off car crash

West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach escaped serious injury when his BMW car flipped over several times on a rain-lashed Bridgetown road, local media reported Sunday.

Brain trauma like NFL, boxing seen in football

A degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head has been found in a US semi-professional football player who died last April, the New York Times reported Thursday.

New wireless brain implant may help Alzheimer`s patients

The Pentagon is looking at a wireless brain implant that allows wounded soldiers to recover motor skills lost through head trauma.

Head injuries like Schumacher`s triple risk of early death

Amid reports that Michael Schumacher, the Formula One legend who suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident Dec 29, may never come out of coma, here comes an alarming study saying that traumatic brain injuries (TBI) triple the long-term risk of early death.

My prayers with Schumacher: Bill Clinton

Former United States president Bill Clinton said that his prayers were with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher as the former driver battles for his life in Grenoble, France.

Schumacher fights for life as world prays for his speedy recovery

Michael Schumacher, the seven-time Formula One champion, is in a coma and remains in a "critical" condition after striking his head in a ski accident in the French Alps on Sunday, the hospital treating him said.

U.S. to spend $14 million on concussion research, using NFL funds

U.S. researchers on Monday unveiled a $14 million series of research projects aimed at diagnosing and treating brain injuries in football players and others who have suffered multiple head injuries or concussions.

George Michael out of hospital

Singer George Michael, who was hospitalised after he suffered a head injury following a severe car crash, has been discharged.

World Head Injury Awareness Day: Women, kids must wear helmets too to avoid head injury

Some scenes are so much a part of our everyday life that they hardly strike us as being strange or downright illogical. Like the sight of a family on a two-wheeler: The man has a helmet on, but the woman and the children don`t.

Tranexamic acid treatment for head injury

Tranexamic acid reduces clot breakdown the investigators hypothesised that this drug could reduce bleeding into the brain and therefore improve patients outcomes.

Tranexamic acid treatment for head injury

Tranexamic acid reduces clot breakdown the investigators hypothesised that this drug could reduce bleeding into the brain and therefore improve patients outcomes.

Head injury could amplify depression in survivors of torture

Head injuries could aggravate depression and other emotional symptoms in survivors of torture and other traumatic experiences, according to a study.

Head injury could amplify depression in survivors of torture

Head injuries could aggravate depression and other emotional symptoms in survivors of torture and other traumatic experiences, according to a study.