Oldest evidence of human brain damage found

Anthropologists have unearthed a 100,000-year-old skeleton of a child in Israel who may have died because of a brain injury - the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human.

Child abuse could lead to permanent brain damage

Child abuse can reduce the volume of grey matter in the brain that is responsible for processing information, a new study has found.

Viewing news of trauma worse than experiencing it: Study

After the Boston marathon bombings, people who spent six hours a day scouring media for updates were more traumatised than those who were actually there, a US study has suggested.

West Bengal ragging case: Mamata Banerjee assures action

The principal of a West Bengal school apologised following the death of a Class 5 student after she was allegedly ragged.

West Bengal ragging case: Parents ransack school, principal arrested

In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old student has died allegedly of trauma suffered after being bullied in a school in West Bengal`s North 24 Parganas district.

`Boston suspect died of gunshot wounds, trauma`

The slain Boston bombings suspect died of bullet wounds and blunt trauma to head and torso after being shot by the police and run over and dragged by a vehicle, according to his death certificate.

Why people suffer from persistent pain after traumatic events

A new study has identified a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assaults.

Trauma switch protecting us from fear identified

Researchers have identified a trauma switch that protects us from developing irrational and uncontrollable fear.

Heavy drinking negates recovery from trauma

Heavy drinkers not only face a higher risk of car accidents and domestic violence, but alcohol also actually rewires the brain.

Locked in dark room by teacher, six-year-old dies

A 6-year-old boy, who was locked
in a bathroom for several hours allegedly by his teacher as a punishment for not completing his homework, has

Small amount of trauma helps develop resilience

Yes, small amounts of trauma may help people develop resilience.

War dogs suffer trauma just as soldiers

Dogs serving with the US army in war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan are developing canine post-traumatic stress disorder, claims an animal behavioural specialist.

Lifelong traumas may spur irritable bowel syndrome

Lifelong traumas sparked by natural disasters, house fires or the abuse or the death of a loved one may bring on irritable bowel syndrome.

`Ecstasy to treat people with trauma`

Doctors are to use ecstasy to treat people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Researchers find possible drug target for PTSD

People with post-traumatic stress disorder appear to have lower levels of a specific kind of brain chemical known as serotonin 1B.

Falling into ashes: A trauma called tobacco

Every addiction sets in psychologically.

New mothers in Australia suffer from trauma

About one third of all Australian women, with no history of mental illness, feel traumatised by childbirth and have to undergo counseling to ease their stress, a study has revealed.

Child abuse victim conveys his trauma through Onir`s `I AM`

Mumbai: Hyderabad-based designer Ganesh Nallari`s personal life has inspired a segment in gay filmmaker Onir`s film `I Am` and he praises the director for conveying the message with sensitivity.

Trauma centres to be opened along highways

Over 160 new trauma centres will be opened along the major national highways.

Lady Gaga suffered trauma as a youngster

Gaga says she suffered trauma while abusing cocaine as a youngster.