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Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg remembered as gentle giant - Cincinnati.com

04-20-2019

Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg remembered as gentle giant  Cincinnati.comHall of Famer Forrest Gregg, who coached the Bengals to their first Super Bowl, was remembered as a gentle giant.

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The Dramatic Effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries on Myelin - JD…

04-19-2019

The Dramatic Effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries on Myelin  JD SupraThe consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can turn your world upside down. Some brain injuries are mild, with symptoms that disappear over time, ...

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This Week In Hot Takes: Merril Hoge claims Boston University concussion…

04-19-2019

This Week In Hot Takes: Merril Hoge claims Boston University concussion researchers "cheat, lie, and abuse/suppress science"  Awful AnnouncingThe hottest take for April 12-19 came from former ESPN analyst Merril Hoge ranting about Boston University's concussion research.

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Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada was rejected by the FDA…

04-19-2019

Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada was rejected by the FDA  CBC NewsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of ...

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Army diagnosing brain injuries through partnerships - United States Army

04-18-2019

Army diagnosing brain injuries through partnerships  United States ArmyThe U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command maintains various teams of subject matter experts and funds extramural investigators devoted to ...

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Churchill Downs announces new safety initiatives, including $8 million medical center…

04-18-2019

Churchill Downs announces new safety initiatives, including $8 million medical center  Courier JournalAnnouncement comes amid calls for tighter controls on medication and increased attention on equine fatalities.

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At Colorado, a Breach in Football’s Wall - The New York…

04-18-2019

At Colorado, a Breach in Football’s Wall  The New York TimesThe University of Colorado has come closer than most institutions to wrestling with an urgent question: Is running a college football program unconscionable?

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Wilson wants to retire as Seahawk - Roanoke Times

04-17-2019

Wilson wants to retire as Seahawk  Roanoke TimesRENTON, Wash. — Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was thinking very long term when negotiating his new deal with Seattle. He's now under contract for ...

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UIL state soccer championship central: Schedules, stories, photos and more for…

04-17-2019

UIL state soccer championship central: Schedules, stories, photos and more for Dallas-area teams!  Dallas NewsHere's your one-stop shop for all things UIL state championship soccer.

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Protesting bill to ban youth tackle football | Don't Miss This…

04-17-2019

Protesting bill to ban youth tackle football | Don't Miss This  SharonheraldBOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, ...

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NFL releases 2019 Helmet Lab testing results - CubsHQ

04-17-2019

NFL releases 2019 Helmet Lab testing results  CubsHQNEW YORK – April 12, 2019 – The NFL and NFL Players Association today released the results of their annual laboratory study to assess the performance of ...

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Is Alzheimer's Hereditary? | Patient Advice - U.S. News & World…

04-15-2019

Is Alzheimer's Hereditary? | Patient Advice  U.S. News & World ReportHeredity and age are major risk factors for Alzheimer's disease.

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PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education -…

04-15-2019

PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education  Physical Therapy ProductsPublished on April 15, 2019. Concussion-photo1. Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) announces a new partnership with TeachAids. Together, they will provide ...

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UK Facility Focusing On Jockey Equestrian Safety - WEKU

04-15-2019

UK Facility Focusing On Jockey Equestrian Safety  WEKUThe University of Kentucky's Jockey Equine Initiative recently received the attention of high profile horse racing riders and leading lawmakers. The.

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Maryland students stand to revolutionize Alzheimer’s diagnostics: BTN LiveBIG - Big…

04-13-2019

Maryland students stand to revolutionize Alzheimer’s diagnostics: BTN LiveBIG  Big Ten NetworkAlzheimer's is an insidious disease that robs its victims of their memories, and eventually their mind entirely, at a slow pace. To bear witness to its progression in ...

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Apps Can't Diagnose a Concussion: What Parents Need to Know -…

04-12-2019

Apps Can't Diagnose a Concussion: What Parents Need to Know  HealthlineThe Food and Drug Administration is urging people to steer clear of apps that claim to evaluate, diagnose or treat head injuries including concussions.

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New research could change concussion recovery - WSLS 10

04-12-2019

New research could change concussion recovery  WSLS 10In the past, those suffering a concussion were told to get rest and little to no physical activity, but new research could change concussion recovery.

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Running to Help Others | BU Today - BU Today

04-12-2019

Running to Help Others | BU Today  BU TodayA round-up of some of the BU students and alums who are running the 123rd Boston Marathon to raise funds for local charities.

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Recon: AskBio Raises $235M for Gene Therapy Trials - Regulatory Focus

04-11-2019

Recon: AskBio Raises $235M for Gene Therapy Trials  Regulatory FocusWelcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily regulatory news and intelligence briefing. In Focus: US. AskBio's $235 million financing provides clues to ...

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CBD Goes Mainstream - ConsumerReports.org

04-11-2019

CBD Goes Mainstream  ConsumerReports.orgConsumer Reports surveyed more than a thousand CBD users nationwide to learn whether and how it's changing their lives.

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Brain scans may reveal concussion damage in living athletes - The…

04-10-2019

Brain scans may reveal concussion damage in living athletes  The Associated PressResearchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head blows.

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At NU, football team and researchers have teamed up to tackle…

04-09-2019

At NU, football team and researchers have teamed up to tackle concussion protocol  Omaha World-HeraldThe takeaway after one year, one NU official said, is proof to universities across the country that football programs and concussion research can work together.

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Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health - CU…

04-05-2019

Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health  CU Boulder TodayConcussions in sports such as football, soccer and water polo are a critical issue facing student-athletes nationwide, and CU Boulder is innovating the next ...

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Study: Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of…

04-04-2019

Study: Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience  EurekAlertTORONTO, April 4, 2019 - More years in sports - not less - may help protect the brains of children who have had a concussion, against future concussions, a new ...

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Researchers study relationship between concussion and suicide - KATU

04-04-2019

Researchers study relationship between concussion and suicide  KATUResearchers are studying the link between mental health and concussions. Doctors from across Oregon say studies are showing traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) ...

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Researchers outline possible role of a deep brain structure in concussion…

04-03-2019

Researchers outline possible role of a deep brain structure in concussion  Stanford Medical Center ReportConcussion researchers have long suggested that damage to the corpus callosum, a thick bundle of nerves that connects the brain's two halves, could result in ...

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Concussion research sets national standard - Union Daily Times

04-02-2019

Concussion research sets national standard  Union Daily TimesPhoto courtesy of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Dr. John Lucas' research on concussions is receiving national recognition. Lucas is the head of the ...

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Study Tackles Parents' Views on Youth Football Tackling Age Limits -…

04-01-2019

Study Tackles Parents' Views on Youth Football Tackling Age Limits  MedPage TodayMost parents in a nationally representative survey supported age restrictions for tackling in youth football, with mothers more likely to support such restrictions.

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Nonprofit Focuses On Female Concussion Research - KJZZ

03-28-2019

Nonprofit Focuses On Female Concussion Research  KJZZSome sports, including football and soccer, have introduced rule changes to try to minimize the risk of concussions, and researchers continue studying ways to ...

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Gronk Retires. Were Concussions and CTE a Factor? | BU Today…

03-27-2019

Gronk Retires. Were Concussions and CTE a Factor? | BU Today  BU TodayNew England Patriots fans were sad when Rob Gronkowski announced on Instagram over the weekend that he was retiring from the NFL at age 29. Ann McKee ...

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Biocore and U.Va.'s Center for Applied Biomechanics tackle NFL injuries -…

03-27-2019

Biocore and U.Va.'s Center for Applied Biomechanics tackle NFL injuries  University of Virginia The Cavalier DailyAfter the NFL Combine, the employees of Biocore, a faculty-founded engineering research company, have been quite busy. Throughout 12 years of ...

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OU study of over 10000 athletes bolsters concussion research - The…

03-26-2019

OU study of over 10000 athletes bolsters concussion research  The Oakland PressAn Oakland University professor studying concussions has released the largest database of athlete balance results ever published.

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Talk on a Blood Test for Concussions Wins 2019 UCSF Grad…

03-26-2019

Talk on a Blood Test for Concussions Wins 2019 UCSF Grad Slam  UCSF News ServicesTen finalists competed in the fifth annual Grad Slam to inform and entertain with three-minute talks based on their own research.

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Ben Lovejoy on his pledge to donate his brain to concussion…

03-25-2019

Ben Lovejoy on his pledge to donate his brain to concussion research: 'I believe in science'  The AthleticBen Lovejoy is the first current NHL player to pledge to donate his brain to science. He explains why and what reaction he recieved.

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Better detection of concussions using vital signs - OUPblog

03-24-2019

Better detection of concussions using vital signs  OUPblogWe have vital signs for our body. Why not for our brain? We must first know if brain injuries, like concussions, have significantly affected brain function.

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Professor's study helps athletic trainers improve concussion management - 2019 -…

03-20-2019

Professor's study helps athletic trainers improve concussion management - 2019 - School of Health Sciences - News - OU Magazine  News at OUA new study by Daniel J. Goble, Ph.D., associate professor of exercise science, has been published in the Journal of Athletic Training. The...

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'Landmark' concussion study could bring dramatic changes in treatment for young…

03-15-2019

'Landmark' concussion study could bring dramatic changes in treatment for young athletes  Charleston Post CourierNew research brings good news to the 1.1 million to 1.9 million American kids who suffer sport-related concussions each year.

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What is a concussion? Stanford researchers work to clarify - Scope

03-15-2019

What is a concussion? Stanford researchers work to clarify  ScopeConcussions can vary in symptoms and severity but researchers often don't understand why. So, in an attempt to resolve a clear-cut relationship between ...

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Family of cyclist Kelly Catlin to donate her brain for research;…

03-14-2019

Family of cyclist Kelly Catlin to donate her brain for research; fund created in her honor  USA TODAYFamily of Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin, who committed suicide March 8, will donate her brain to concussion research.

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Cyclist Kelly Catlin’s family donates her brain for concussion research -…

03-13-2019

Cyclist Kelly Catlin’s family donates her brain for concussion research  The Washington PostThe family of Kelly Catlin, the Olympic cyclist who died by suicide last week at 23, has donated her brain to Veterans Affairs-Boston University-Concussion ...

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Vibrating 'mohawk' may cause concussion side effects - Futurity: Research News

03-13-2019

Vibrating 'mohawk' may cause concussion side effects  Futurity: Research NewsHits to the side of the head, which damage the brain's corpus callosum, could be behind concussion symptoms.

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Family of Olympic Cyclist, 23, Who Died by Suicide Donates Her…

03-13-2019

Family of Olympic Cyclist, 23, Who Died by Suicide Donates Her Brain for Concussion Research  PEOPLE.comKelly Catlin's family has donated her brain to the Veterans Affairs-Boston University-Concussion Legacy Foundation Brain Bank.

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Gov. Northam signs off on concussion study legislation - WHSV

03-12-2019

Gov. Northam signs off on concussion study legislation  WHSVGovernor Ralph Northam approved legislation which will require state and local education officials to update guidelines related to concussions every two years.

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Researchers outline the role of a deep brain structure in concussion…

03-12-2019

Researchers outline the role of a deep brain structure in concussion  Medical XpressConcussion researchers have long suggested that damage to the corpus callosum, a thick bundle of nerves that connects the brain's two halves, could result in ...

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Study of retired NFL athletes suggests a history of concussions alone…

03-03-2019

Study of retired NFL athletes suggests a history of concussions alone does not inevitably result in depression  PsyPostPhysical problems such as body pain are a key pathway between sport-related concussions and depression, according to a study published in the Journal of ...

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Landmark Concussion Study May Change Standard of Care - Jacobs School…

02-27-2019

Landmark Concussion Study May Change Standard of Care  Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences NewsJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published results of the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase ...

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A Former Football Player Told Congress How The NCAA Misleads The…

02-26-2019

A Former Football Player Told Congress How The NCAA Misleads The Public On Concussions  DeadspinFormer linebacker Chris Borland, who retired after one NFL season because of concerns about repetitive brain trauma, testified this afternoon at a hearing ...

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UF opens research space in Hawkins Center - Gainesville Sun

02-14-2019

UF opens research space in Hawkins Center  Gainesville SunUF team physician Dr. Jay Clugston said having an on-site research space where athletes gather can help expand research efforts. Since its opening in 2016, ...

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Editorial: UB research duo makes leap forward in treating concussions -…

02-06-2019

Editorial: UB research duo makes leap forward in treating concussions  Buffalo NewsConcussions have become a scourge of youth sports. According to a 2017 report in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, roughly 300000 high school ...

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UB study finds moderate exercise speeds concussion recovery - WBFO

02-05-2019

UB study finds moderate exercise speeds concussion recovery  WBFOA landmark study at the University at Buffalo has found young people who have suffered a concussion can continue to exercise moderately as part of their.

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UB concussion study hailed as 'landmark' likely to influence treatment worldwide…

02-04-2019

UB concussion study hailed as 'landmark' likely to influence treatment worldwide  Buffalo NewsTeens who suffer a sports-related concussion are likely to improve more quickly if they start aerobic exercise within a few days under the guidance of a health ...

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Akron Childrens Hospital seeking athletes for concussion study - Akron Beacon…

02-03-2019

Akron Childrens Hospital seeking athletes for concussion study  Akron Beacon JournalAkron Children's Hospital is testing whether cooling the brain can reduce symptoms and speed up recovery time following a concussion.The hospital is seeking ...

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High-tech helmets won’t solve the NFL’s concussion problem - Los Angeles…

02-01-2019

High-tech helmets won’t solve the NFL’s concussion problem  Los Angeles TimesIt's long been clear that football has a brutal concussion problem. And if you've been following the breathless headlines about the new generation of high-tech ...

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Football and Concussions: What to Know About Research, Helmets, Symptoms -…

01-31-2019

Football and Concussions: What to Know About Research, Helmets, Symptoms  NBC Southern CaliforniaHigh school football participation numbers are down across the state of California. The problem is so bad, some schools are forced to eliminate teams all ...

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Mental health disorders common following mild head injury - National Institutes…

01-30-2019

Mental health disorders common following mild head injury  National Institutes of HealthA new study reveals that approximately 1 in 5 individuals may experience mental health symptoms up to six months after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), ...

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New study shows the link between concussions and development of epilepsy…

01-23-2019

New study shows the link between concussions and development of epilepsy  ConsumerAffairsResearchers have found that brain injuries caused by concussions can often lead to the development of epilepsy, depending on their severity.

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New concussion research in young football players - KOMO News

01-22-2019

New concussion research in young football players  KOMO NewsNew research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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Children Experience Concussion Symptoms Longer Than Adults, Research Finds - CBS…

01-21-2019

Children Experience Concussion Symptoms Longer Than Adults, Research Finds  CBS PhillyFollow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – New findings on children and concussions show they experience symptoms longer than adults ...

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Scientists make breakthrough in concussion research - CityNews Vancouver

01-16-2019

Scientists make breakthrough in concussion research  CityNews VancouverResearchers have made a breakthrough studying the effects of concussions. Experts are now able to measure concussions field-side.

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Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend…

01-16-2019

Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend  Science DailyResearchers have proposed a way to mitigate risk for football and soccer players and others at risk of concussion: Protect your head with neck-strengthening ...

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