Is depression a kind of allergic reaction?

A growing number of scientists are suggesting that depression is a result of inflammation caused by the body’s immune system Could depression be a form of ‘sickness behavior’? Barely a week goes by without a celebrity “opening up” about their “battle with depression”. This, apparently, is a brave thing to do because, despite all efforts Read more about Is depression a kind of allergic reaction?[…]

A New Blood Test to Diagnose Concussions On The Field

A protein could signal the first signs of brain changes due to a concussion. With a finger-stick and a drop of blood, researchers from the University of Rochester say it may be possible to tell whether a player experienced a concussion. Levels of the brain protein S100B start to rise with intense exertion, but also Read more about A New Blood Test to Diagnose Concussions On The Field[…]

How Concussions Can Lead to Poor Grades

Head injuries can have long lasting effects, not just on the field but in the classroom too When it comes to concussions, the biggest question, especially on the minds of parents of student-athletes, is whether and when their child should get back in the game. But researchers at the Children’s National Health System say that Read more about How Concussions Can Lead to Poor Grades[…]