Category: brain damage

Covid Shrinks Your Brain: New Study Shows Where

Researchers have been steadily gathering important insights into the effects of COVID-19 on the body and brain. Two years into the pandemic, these findings are raising concerns about the long-term impacts the coronavirus might have on biological processes such as aging. As a cognitive neuroscientist, I have focused in my past research on understanding how…


Covid-19 Can Leave a Mark on the Brain

Researchers have been steadily gathering important insights into the effects of COVID-19 on the body and brain. Two years into the pandemic, these findings are raising concerns about the long-term impacts the coronavirus might have on biological processes such as aging. As a cognitive neuroscientist, I have focused in my past research on understanding how…


An Attack Outside Dodger Stadium Left Him With Brain Damage. He Has a Message for Super Bowl Fans

By Richard Winton For Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—Nearly three years ago, Rafael Reyna was leaving Dodger Stadium when he was attacked in the parking lot. Reyna was in a coma for weeks and required months of rehab to relearn how to speak and walk again because he suffered brain damage. Even now, he cannot…