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With head-injury fears pushing football to a crisis point, "urgency" to engineer a safer helmet

With youth participation waning and football facin.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 13th, 2017

Riddell, competitors racing to create safer football helmet in light of head-injury fears

With youth participation waning and football facin.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 12th, 2017

This company is turning football helmet design on its head

Seattle-based startup VICIS has designed a new helmet that can reduce the impact of blows to the head. Can it make football safer?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2016

This company is turning football helmet design on its head

Seattle-based startup VICIS has designed a new helmet that can reduce the impact of blows to the head. Can it make football safer?.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 8th, 2016

7 Things That Make This Startup"s NFL-Tested Helmet a Game-Changer for Safety

In the competition to field a safer football helmet, a startup from Seattle is the first to score......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 11th, 2017

Brazil Senate defies Supreme Court move to dismiss its head

By Alonso Soto BRASILIA (Reuters) - The president of Brazil's Senate refused on Tuesday to accept a Supreme Court injunction removing him from office, pushing the country toward a constitutional crisis as it struggles to end political gridlock and an.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 6th, 2016

A company developed a skullcap for football players to analyze high-impact head injuries

Shutterstock Football may get a whole lot safer soon. The Pressure Analysis Company (PAC) has created SmackCap to analyze hits to the head in real time. It is no secret that football takes a toll on the human body. With all the tackling involved.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 24th, 2016

Bill Blain: "If The ECB’s Bond Buying Largesse Is Over Get Set For The European Debt Crisis Part Two"

With the rumor, or at least trial balloon, of an ECB taper rocking bond markets and pushing EM equities lower, a dire forecast has emerged from Mint Partners' head of capital markets Bill Blain who in his latest note warns that "if the ECB’s trillion-bi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2016

Can this helmet make football safer?

In the 1920s, football players wore soft leather helmets. Ten years later, helmets were made of hard leather. By the 1970s, players were sporting hard plastic helmets......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 8th, 2016

European, Asian Stocks Slide But US Futures Rebound As Tax Deal Fears Ease

U.S. equity index futures point to a higher open, having rebounded some .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge17 hr. 55 min. ago

Weird Brain-Body Link Connects Head Injuries With Deadly Gut Infections

Brain injury led to clear changes in the mice's colons......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 8th, 2017

Tips to retire successfully: Here"s what current retirees are doing

Despite all the talk of a retirement crisis — and fears of people running through their savings too quickly — a new study has found something interesting.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 8th, 2017

How to retire successfully: Here"s what current retirees are doing

Despite all the talk of a retirement crisis — and fears of people running through their savings too quickly — a new study has found something interesting.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 8th, 2017

Steelers linebacker who suffered scary back injury needed an unexpected surgery and reportedly may not play football again

Steelers linebacker who suffered scary back injury needed an unexpected surgery and reportedly may not play football again.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

Pitt"s Narduzzi signs new 7-year contract

The University of Pittsburgh has announced a new seven-year contract for head football coach Pat Narduzzi. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the contract ensures Narduzzi will lead the Panthers through the 2024-25 season, according to a news re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

Most college football players will be forced to change head coaches at least once in their career

We are still a month away from th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Tax overhaul could chill US affordable housing construction

Municipal governments worry the tax overhaul in Washington, D.C. could chill the construction of affordable housing as homelessness reaches a crisis point on the West Coast......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2017

Norvell keeps his stripes, announces contract extension

University of Memphis Tiger fans can now exhale. After rumors that head football coach Mike Norvell might be headed out of the Bluff City following a historic season with the Tigers — a situation familiar for local fans — the coach has put a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2017

Stephen Curry Injury: How Many Games Will Warriors Star Miss After Twisting Ankle Against Pelicans?

The point guard has a history of ankle problems......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 5th, 2017

U.S. investors overweight in stocks despite market fears: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three out of four U.S. investors age 40 and older worry about a correction that will eventually end the long-running bull market in stocks, yet most refuse to head for the exits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2017

Did Steelers-Bengals Prove the NFL Is Still Too Violent? Ryan Shazier Was Just One Casualty of Monday Night Football

The linebacker left the game early on a stretcher after appearing to pick up a spinal injury......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 5th, 2017