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Broncos opposition research: Breaking down the Browns - Broncos Wire

12-15-2018

Broncos opposition research: Breaking down the Browns  Broncos WireHere are five things that Broncos fans should know about the Browns.

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CFB notebook: Family donates Lee's brain for CTE research | -…

12-15-2018

CFB notebook: Family donates Lee's brain for CTE research |  Lyndy's Sports AnnualsThe family of Augustus “Gus” Lee, the University of Richmond football player who committed suicide early this week, will donate his brain to the Veterans ...

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Green Relief to Acquire Majority Ownership of Bodhi Research - BioSpace

12-14-2018

Green Relief to Acquire Majority Ownership of Bodhi Research  BioSpaceHAMILTON, ON, /CNW/ - Green Relief Inc., Canada's leading licensed producer of medical cannabis using aquaponics as a growing method, today announced ...

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Family will donate Richmond DB Gus Lee's brain to concussion research…

12-14-2018

Family will donate Richmond DB Gus Lee's brain to concussion research  Yahoo SportsThe family of University of Richmond defensive back Augustus “Gus” Lee will donate his brain to concussion research after he was found dead in his car earlier ...

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The NHL took Vegas by storm, but can the Golden Knights…

12-14-2018

The NHL took Vegas by storm, but can the Golden Knights' grip on the market stay strong?  The Washington PostA month after the Vegas Golden Knights lost to the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup finals, the Knights' business leaders got together for one reason:...

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Only MLB player to kneel during anthem fires agent as he…

12-14-2018

Only MLB player to kneel during anthem fires agent as he goes unsigned  The Washington PostBruce Maxwell, the only MLB player to kneel during the national anthem, fired his agent Thursday. The 27-year-old former A's catcher has been unable to sign ...

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Area excelling on football field with safer game despite drop in…

12-14-2018

Area excelling on football field with safer game despite drop in numbers  New Jersey HeraldThe scene at Newton High School on Nov. 16 had the feel of something special taking place.

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Oscar De La Hoya challenges Dana White to boxing match as…

12-14-2018

Oscar De La Hoya challenges Dana White to boxing match as feud escalates  The Washington PostIf you thought the feud between Oscar De La Hoya and Dana White had peaked after the De La Hoya claimed the UFC shortchanged its fighters and White ...

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Family of Richmond football player will donate his brain for concussion…

12-13-2018

Family of Richmond football player will donate his brain for concussion research  The Washington PostThe family of Augustus “Gus” Lee, the University of Richmond football player and Paul VI Catholic High School graduate who died early Tuesday morning, will ...

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Dr. Siegel: Screen time is doing serious harm to our teens…

12-13-2018

Dr. Siegel: Screen time is doing serious harm to our teens  Fox NewsResearch is showing that America's adolescents are suffering from all of the time they are spending looking at screens.

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Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds - UW Medicine…

12-12-2018

Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds  UW Medicine NewsroomNew research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children's Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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Findings from Spectator's Collision Course published in Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology…

12-12-2018

Findings from Spectator's Collision Course published in Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology  TheSpec.comThe frightening results showing the neurological consequences of football concussions first brought to light in The Spectator's groundbreaking Collision Course ...

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Doctors who first tested diplomats after Cuba ‘health attacks’ doubt concussion…

12-09-2018

Doctors who first tested diplomats after Cuba ‘health attacks’ doubt concussion theory  Miami HeraldDiplomats who worked at the US embassy and were targeted by mystery attacks in Havana, Cuba, have inner ear injuries and neurological problems, a UM-Pitt ...

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NFL Grant Propels Colby Concussion Research to Next Level - Colby…

12-08-2018

NFL Grant Propels Colby Concussion Research to Next Level  Colby CollegeThe Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI), based at Colby, will receive $475,000 from the National Football League to continue cutting-edge study ...

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New research aims to cut the recovery time for concussions by…

12-08-2018

New research aims to cut the recovery time for concussions by half  Stuff.co.nzNZ Rugby exploring medical science with ways to improve brain tissue repair for concussed players.

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Lester Piggott still in hospital as doctors conduct tests | Horse…

12-06-2018

Lester Piggott still in hospital as doctors conduct tests | Horse Racing News  Racing PostLester Piggott, who was admitted to hospital in London over the weekend, remains there while doctors monitor his condition. His daughter Maureen Haggas said ...

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Study Investigates Potential of Video-oculography to Help Diagnose and Manage Concussion…

12-04-2018

Study Investigates Potential of Video-oculography to Help Diagnose and Manage Concussion  Physical Therapy ProductsPublished on December 4, 2018. http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-. The use of video-oculography may provide clinicians with improved capabilities ...

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Thanks to the NFL, UNC is participating in a CTE study…

12-03-2018

Thanks to the NFL, UNC is participating in a CTE study with part of a $14.7 million grant  The Daily Tar HeelYou may have heard about the tragic death of a former UNC football player who was homeless and nearly unrecognizable in 2015. But his...

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Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The…

12-03-2018

Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The Dark For Days : Shots - Health News  NPRNo longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation's...

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Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football…

11-30-2018

Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football For Young Players  NPRMRI scans of the brains of young football players suggest that repeated blows to the head can change the shape of nerve fibers in the corpus callosum, which ...

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National concussion study to examine gender effects -- NCAA-DOD grant -…

11-30-2018

National concussion study to examine gender effects -- NCAA-DOD grant  EurekAlertThe Virginia Tech team has been awarded over $1 million for research that will expand their ongoing concussion work into new sports not previously studied ...

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Head Smart: Wisconsin Researchers Make Concussions a Priority - Shepherd Express

11-27-2018

Head Smart: Wisconsin Researchers Make Concussions a Priority  Shepherd ExpressIn October, the world's most comprehensive concussion study received a new infusion of $22.5 million to continue its work examining the impact of head injuries ...

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Commonly used concussion test useful in confirming—but not making—diagnosis for pro…

11-27-2018

Commonly used concussion test useful in confirming—but not making—diagnosis for pro athletes  Medical XpressOne of the more prominent sideline concussion assessment tools being piloted in professional sports may be useful as a tool to confirm, not make, clinical ...

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Grant to Support Sports-Related Concussion Research - Diverse: Issues in Higher…

11-26-2018

Grant to Support Sports-Related Concussion Research  Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationWinston-Salem State University (WSSU) was awarded grant funding to support the university's involvement in the largest-ever study of sports-related ...

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Concussion researchers put spotlight on rodeo riders - Horsetalk

11-24-2018

Concussion researchers put spotlight on rodeo riders  HorsetalkRodeo riders would benefit from a return-to-play (RTP) protocol such as those being introduced into other high-contact sports, US concussion researchers say.

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Concussion Treatment Changes As Football Rolls On - WUWM

11-22-2018

Concussion Treatment Changes As Football Rolls On  WUWMA national study of concussions suffered by football players and military cadets will move into a second phase, with the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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More concussion research grants for MCW's McCrea - Milwaukee Business Journal

11-22-2018

More concussion research grants for MCW's McCrea  Milwaukee Business JournalDr. Michael McCrea and his Medical College of Wisconsin team have been winning grants for years in sports-related and military-related concussions.

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Dyslexia Gene May Lessen Susceptibility to Concussion - Physical Therapy Products

11-22-2018

Dyslexia Gene May Lessen Susceptibility to Concussion  Physical Therapy ProductsPublished on November 22, 2018. http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-dyslexia-. Football players who carry the gene associated with dyslexia may be less ...

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NFL Hands Off $35 Million to Concussion Researchers - Insurance Journal

11-21-2018

NFL Hands Off $35 Million to Concussion Researchers  Insurance JournalThe National Football League is awarding more than $35 million in funding to five organizations conducting research into diagnosis and treatment of brain.

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SyncThink Partners with DC Children’s Hospital for New VR Study -…

11-21-2018

SyncThink Partners with DC Children’s Hospital for New VR Study  Reality TechnologiesThe leading neurotechnology and eye tracking system, SyncThink, has supported NBA teams like the Golden State Warriors and most recently the Atlanta ...

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Boston Children's Hospital receives $14.6 million grant for concussion research -…

11-20-2018

Boston Children's Hospital receives $14.6 million grant for concussion research  The JusticeAs part of its commitment to funding medical research, the National Football League awarded Boston Children's Hospital more than $14.6 million for concussion ...

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Blood Test May Flag Concussion but Sex, Race Influence Results -…

11-20-2018

Blood Test May Flag Concussion but Sex, Race Influence Results  MedscapeSerum biomarkers may aid in the diagnosis of sports-related concussion (SRC) but sex and race need to be considered in order to accurately interpret and ...

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NFL awards Pitt researchers $6 million grant to study brain injuries…

11-19-2018

NFL awards Pitt researchers $6 million grant to study brain injuries  Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh health system UPMC and its academic partner, the University of Pittsburgh, have received a $6 million grant from the National Football League to ...

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A Hard Hit: Concussions, the impact, the research, and the future…

11-19-2018

A Hard Hit: Concussions, the impact, the research, and the future  KAKESports is a part of growing up in America. For many kids they're the best part of life. But, fewer kids are playing some high school sports as fears of serious ...

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Editorial: Take lacrosse threat seriously - Newsday

11-19-2018

Editorial: Take lacrosse threat seriously  NewsdayIf the sport of lacrosse causes brain damage, Long Island, with the highest concentration of youth and high school players in the nation, would be the epicenter ...

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Medical College's McCrea joins $14.7M concussion study funded by NFL -…

11-19-2018

Medical College's McCrea joins $14.7M concussion study funded by NFL  Milwaukee Business JournalMedical College of Wisconsin professor Michael McCrea is a co-principal investigator in a $14.7 million, five-year study on potential long-term neurologic health ...

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Applied Sciences Students Take Top Two Awards in 3MT Competition -…

11-19-2018

Applied Sciences Students Take Top Two Awards in 3MT Competition  Ole Miss NewsOXFORD, Miss. – Matthew Frakes, of Columbus, Ohio, and Prabhdeep Sandha, of Jalandhar City, Punjab, India, won first and second place in the doctoral ...

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New funding expands UGA lab’s concussion research - Online Athens

11-17-2018

New funding expands UGA lab’s concussion research  Online AthensThe University of Georgia will continue its partnership in the world's most comprehensive concussion study thanks to a new round of funding from the U.S. ...

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Boston Children's Hospital gets $14.7M from NFL to study concussions, CTEtreatments…

11-16-2018

Boston Children's Hospital gets $14.7M from NFL to study concussions, CTEtreatments  Metro USBoston Children's Hospital has received a $14.7 million grant from the National Football League to study former NFL players in the search for answers about ...

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NFL grants Boston Children's $14.7M for concussion study - Becker's Hospital…

11-16-2018

NFL grants Boston Children's $14.7M for concussion study  Becker's Hospital ReviewThe National Football League awarded Boston Children's Hospital $14.7 million to study former NFL players to better understand the long-term health effects of ...

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NFL gives significant funding to help youth 'SHRed' the burden of…

11-16-2018

NFL gives significant funding to help youth 'SHRed' the burden of concussion  UCalgary NewsAsh Kolstad was 12 years old when his head hit the boards after he was checked from behind during a hockey game, resulting in a severe concussion and ...

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University opens new research center to study effects of concussions -…

11-15-2018

University opens new research center to study effects of concussions  The Michigan DailyThe University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative recently set aside $5.6 million to fund the creation of the Michigan Concussion Center. The center, which will be ...

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NFL awards Boston Children’s Hospital $14.7m to study brain injury -…

11-15-2018

NFL awards Boston Children’s Hospital $14.7m to study brain injury  The Boston GlobeBoston Children's Hospital has won a $14.7 million grant from the National Football League to study how hits to the head affect neurological health over time ...

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NFL awards $35 million in grants for concussion-related medical research -…

11-15-2018

NFL awards $35 million in grants for concussion-related medical research  The Washington PostThe NFL has awarded more than $35 million in grants to fund medical research into brain health and injuries, the league said Thursday. The grants were made ...

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NFL donates $12 million to University of Calgary for youth concussion…

11-15-2018

NFL donates $12 million to University of Calgary for youth concussion research  Calgary HeraldThe University of Calgary has teamed up with the National Football League and research centres across the country to study the effect of sports-related ...

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New concussion recommendations for kids: Light activity, electronics OK during recovery…

11-12-2018

New concussion recommendations for kids: Light activity, electronics OK during recovery, study suggests  Science DailyThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and ...

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Study: 'Subtle' cognitive decline in lacrosse players - Newsday

11-09-2018

Study: 'Subtle' cognitive decline in lacrosse players  NewsdayMen's lacrosse players at the New York Institute of Technology displayed “subtle” declines in memory and slower cognitive reactions last season because of ...

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New research shows symptom improvement after concussion in children varies -…

11-05-2018

New research shows symptom improvement after concussion in children varies  Medical XpressAge and sex must be taken into consideration when looking at children's recovery after a concussion, say researchers at the CHEO Research Institute. In a new ...

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Good sleep quality encourages better recovery after sport-related concussion - Science…

11-02-2018

Good sleep quality encourages better recovery after sport-related concussion  Science DailyNew research suggests that sleep is not only important for physical, mental, and cognitive well-being, but also seems to play a pivotal role in the recovery of the ...

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NCAA and Department of Defense expand concussion study with $22.5 million…

10-31-2018

NCAA and Department of Defense expand concussion study with $22.5 million in new funding  IU NewsroomNearly $22.5 million in new funds from the U.S. Department of Defense and NCAA will expand the world's most comprehensive study on concussions and injury ...

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Dyslexia gene may predict concussion susceptibility among football players - Penn…

10-29-2018

Dyslexia gene may predict concussion susceptibility among football players  Penn State NewsA gene associated with the learning disorder dyslexia may play a role in athletes' susceptibility to concussions, according to a study by Penn State and ...

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Concussion and college football: How many hits to the head is…

10-26-2018

Concussion and college football: How many hits to the head is too much?  Science DailyWhether some American football players suffer from concussion after a hit on the head may depend on the number and severity of head impacts that they sustain ...

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New research offers insights into football-related concussions - Medical Xpress

10-25-2018

New research offers insights into football-related concussions  Medical Xpress(HealthDay)—Repeated hits to the head, rather than one severe blow, may determine whether football players suffer a concussion, a new study suggests.

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Research shows importance of coach-athlete relationship in concussion reporting - UNCG…

10-24-2018

Research shows importance of coach-athlete relationship in concussion reporting  UNCG NowThanks to a $400000 grant, UNCG's Dr. Jeff Milroy and Dr. David Wyrick are investigating sport-related concussion reporting.

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Concussion signs, symptoms and facts: Researchers work to learn more about…

10-23-2018

Concussion signs, symptoms and facts: Researchers work to learn more about brain injuries  WTSP.comThere's great concern about concussions, to the parents watching their children play sports to the researchers trying to find new ways to recover from them.

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Football players' concussions linked to dyslexia gene: First study to show…

10-23-2018

Football players' concussions linked to dyslexia gene: First study to show genotype may make some players more susceptible to concussion injuries  Science DailyA gene associated with dyslexia, a learning disorder, may make some athletes less susceptible to concussions, reports a new study. This is believed...

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Concussions: Stanford researchers use high-tech mouth guards to study head trauma…

10-18-2018

Concussions: Stanford researchers use high-tech mouth guards to study head trauma in young athletes  East Bay Times(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device.) Click here if you are having trouble viewing video on a mobile...

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With Dangers of Everyday Concussions Revealed, Scientists Race to Find Solutions…

10-17-2018

With Dangers of Everyday Concussions Revealed, Scientists Race to Find Solutions  UCSF News ServicesA bump to the head from slipping on the stairs, falling off a skateboard, or running into an open cupboard door has long been seen as a temporary injury, ...

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Concussion researchers study head motion in high school football hits -…

10-15-2018

Concussion researchers study head motion in high school football hits  Stanford Medical Center ReportThree Bay Area high school football teams have been outfitted with mouthguards that measure head motion. Stanford scientists hope to use the data to better ...

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Ice hockey: More women's brains needed for concussion studies, says Ruggiero…

10-03-2018

Ice hockey: More women's brains needed for concussion studies, says Ruggiero  ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American gold-medal ice hockey player Angela Ruggiero said she hopes her pledge to donate her brain to concussion research ...

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