Brain Injury

Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore LabA device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.
Man Suspect In Death Of Foster Daughter Could Face Murder ChargesPolice in Stockton were considering bringing homicide charges against a 37-year-old man following the death of his infant foster daughter.
Top Minds At Santa Clara Brain Injury Conference Give iPads To PatientsTouch screen tablet computers have given brain injury patients who have trouble speaking new ways to communicate at a fraction of the cost of speech synthesis equipment common just a few years ago.
Groundbreaking Brain Mapping Project Could Get Green Light From New Federal FundsA new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.
Former 49er Ends Up Homeless After Career-Ending ConcussionsTerry Tautolo, a nine-year NFL linebacker who was a member of the San Francisco 49ers during the beginning of their dynasty, has been lived in a tunnel under the freeway much of the time since he retired.
A’s McCarthy Encouraged With Progress From Head Surgery Brandon McCarthy’s hair is growing back fast and that big scar on the right side of his head is hardly noticeable anymore.
A’s Trainer: McCarthy Walking, Could Head Home SoonOakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy has walked a few steps and is making encouraging progress in his recovery from surgery after getting hit in the head by a line drive last week.
A’s Trainer: McCarthy Still In ‘Life-Threatening’ SituationOakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy remained in a “life-threatening” situation in a Bay Area hospital two days after being hit in the head by a line drive.
A’s McCarthy Alert After Brain Surgery, No Timetable For ReturnOakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was alert after undergoing surgery for a skull fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive, team officials said Friday.
Innovative Stanford Football Mouthpieces Measure Force Of TacklesAthletes and coaches are turning to technology to help them with growing concern over head injuries, and Stanford's football team is the first in the nation to use a special mouthpiece that measures the force of head movement.
Beaten Giants Fan Transferred To SF General HospitalThe San Francisco Giants fan who was severely beaten outside Dodgers Stadium was transferred Monday to San Francisco General Hospital.