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River Therapies is First in Greater Pittsburgh Area to Use Innovative…

02-21-2019

River Therapies is First in Greater Pittsburgh Area to Use Innovative I-PAS™ for Concussion and Vestibular  EIN NewsRiver Therapies has added the FDA-cleared I-PAS™ to their practice as part of their River Concussion Group. I-PAS provides a range of OVRT tests and ...

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Qrons Retains Investment Banking Firm Network1 Financial Securities Inc. - Press…

02-21-2019

Qrons Retains Investment Banking Firm Network1 Financial Securities Inc. - Press Release  Digital JournalNetwork1 will act as Qrons' Advisor and Banker in connection with the overall management of its recent OTC listing, including the functions of capital raising, ...

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Doctors knock out sheep to discover anesthesia's dark side - messenger-inquirer

02-21-2019

Doctors knock out sheep to discover anesthesia's dark side  messenger-inquirerBeneath green surgical sheets and a tangle of tubes, a healthy young ewe is undergoing a heart-lung bypass procedure to help answer one of several urgent ...

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Fighting in the NHL Continues in its Downfall - Swarthmore College…

02-21-2019

Fighting in the NHL Continues in its Downfall  Swarthmore College The Phoenix OnlineThe NHL has always struggled to add new followers to their sport. Viewership across America is dwarfed by the NFL, MLB, and NBA. Many cannot name more ...

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Ontario government’s repeal of sex-ed material also removed explicit mention of…

02-21-2019

Ontario government’s repeal of sex-ed material also removed explicit mention of concussions  The Globe and MailThe repeal of a controversial sex-ed curriculum by the Progressive Conservative government in Ontario last summer took with it any explicit mention of ...

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Pocock injury raises concussion specter in Super Rugby - Charlotte Observer

02-21-2019

Pocock injury raises concussion specter in Super Rugby  Charlotte ObserverThe danger of concussions and rugby's often muddled efforts to counter their threats were evident in the first round of the Super Rugby season and at the start of ...

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Keeping active in middle age may be tied to lower risk…

02-20-2019

Keeping active in middle age may be tied to lower risk of dementia  EurekAlertKeeping physically and mentally active in middle age may be tied to a lower risk of developing dementia decades later, according to a study published in the ...

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Former CFL’er Angus Reid says parents shouldn’t fear safety concerns in…

02-20-2019

Former CFL’er Angus Reid says parents shouldn’t fear safety concerns in youth football  Global NewsA former CFL offensive lineman is making the case that parents should not be leery of enrolling their children in youth football.

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Who are the experts who'll support Semenya in her IAAF battle?…

02-20-2019

Who are the experts who'll support Semenya in her IAAF battle?  EWNCaster Semenya's lawyers have released their list of international experts who will testify in support of the Olympic champion in her case against the IAAF.

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For Parents of Ill Children, a Growing Recognition of PTSD -…

02-19-2019

For Parents of Ill Children, a Growing Recognition of PTSD  The Wall Street JournalPost-traumatic stress diagnoses have long focused on combat soldiers. Now, doctors are increasingly aware of those symptoms in another group: parents of ...

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Kaepernick’s agreement may include permanent separation clause - NBC Sports

02-16-2019

Kaepernick’s agreement may include permanent separation clause  NBC SportsThe NFLPA's statement regarding the settlement of the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance expressed in one breath a hope that Kaepernick will be back in the ...

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Can Exercise Help Athletes Recover from a Concussion? - Everyday Health

02-15-2019

Can Exercise Help Athletes Recover from a Concussion?  Everyday HealthOver the years, the prevailing advice for facilitating recovery from a sports-related concussion has been for the person to rest and avoid physical activity until his ...

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Pamplin Media Group - Battling concussions: Where's the trainer? - Pamplin…

02-15-2019

Pamplin Media Group - Battling concussions: Where's the trainer?  Pamplin Media GroupRATTLED: Small and rural schools in Oregon are least likely to have athletic trainers. FIRST OF TWO PARTS. PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JAIME VALDEZ ...

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Aerobic Exercise May Speed Concussion Recovery in Teens - Medscape

02-14-2019

Aerobic Exercise May Speed Concussion Recovery in Teens  MedscapeA new randomized trial adds evidence supporting the recovery benefits of subthreshold aerobic exercise for adolescents following a sports-related concussion.

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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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Study: Aerobics may help concussion recovery - WHEC

02-05-2019

Study: Aerobics may help concussion recovery  WHECA landmark study shows teens who are active after a concussion recover faster than those who simply rest.

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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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Arkansas effort to make contact sports safer - 40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville

02-04-2019

Arkansas effort to make contact sports safer  40/29tv Fort Smith/FayettevilleThe NFL says concussion rates have dropped since last season. Local coaches and parents are aiming to make the game safer, too.

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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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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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Research shows younger athletes experience longer concussion symptoms - News8000.com -…

01-23-2019

Research shows younger athletes experience longer concussion symptoms  News8000.com - WKBTLA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - New research finds children 13 years and younger can experience concussion symptoms up to three times longer than older teens ...

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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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Ice cream breakfast to benefit concussion research - The Salem News

01-21-2019

Ice cream breakfast to benefit concussion research  The Salem NewsDANVERS — Cherry Farm Creamery will hold its annual ice cream breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 2.

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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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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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Quality of life in adolescents recovering from sports-related concussion or fracture…

01-15-2019

Quality of life in adolescents recovering from sports-related concussion or fracture  Science DailyResearchers studied health-related quality of life in adolescents with sports-related concussion or extremity fracture during their recovery periods.

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An Engineer Jostles Living Brains To Learn How Hits To The…

12-24-2018

An Engineer Jostles Living Brains To Learn How Hits To The Head Cause Injuries : Shots - Health News  NPRA question about heading soccer balls inspired a series of experiments to understand how the brain changes shape when someone's head takes a hit.

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Even Non-Concussion Head Hits Affect Young Football Players' Vision - HealthDay

12-20-2018

Even Non-Concussion Head Hits Affect Young Football Players' Vision  HealthDayNew research on 12 high school football players tracked for a season found that repeat head impacts affected the boys' vision -- even if those hits didn't result in ...

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MRI technique shows unique signatures of concussion in rugby players -…

12-19-2018

MRI technique shows unique signatures of concussion in rugby players  Science DailyThe research team studied the brains of young female athletes and used a technique that combined multiple brain imaging measures to be able to look at ...

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Lasting impact of concussions on young adults - Science Daily

12-19-2018

Lasting impact of concussions on young adults  Science DailyResearchers have found that young adults who experienced repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussions, can experience persistent cognitive ...

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Maine-based concussion research group awarded grant from NFL - WMTW Portland

12-18-2018

Maine-based concussion research group awarded grant from NFL  WMTW PortlandThe Maine Concussion Management Initiative has received a grant from the National Football League. The group was awarded $475000 to continue their ...

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Maine-based concussion research group receives NFL grant - Press Herald

12-17-2018

Maine-based concussion research group receives NFL grant  Press HeraldThe concussion study group based at Colby College announced Monday it will receive a $475,000 grant from the National Football League. The grant will allow ...

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

12-13-2018

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

12-07-2018

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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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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Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents | From the American Academy…

11-30-2018

Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents | From the American Academy of Pediatrics  AAP NewsSport-related concussion is an important topic in nearly all sports and at all levels of sport for children and adolescents. Concussion knowledge and approaches ...

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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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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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Football affects youth brain development after just one season, study says…

11-26-2018

Football affects youth brain development after just one season, study says  CNNAfter just one season of football, young players who had more impacts to the head showed a disruption in brain development, a new study says.

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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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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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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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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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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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Researchers assess frequency of head injury, evaluation in 2018 World Cup…

11-16-2018

Researchers assess frequency of head injury, evaluation in 2018 World Cup  Emory News CenterTo evaluate concussion assessment and management during the 2018 World Cup, physicians at Emory and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York ...

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UNC receives $4.7 million grant from NFL to study long-term concussion…

11-15-2018

UNC receives $4.7 million grant from NFL to study long-term concussion effects in former players  The Herald-SunResearchers at UNC-Chapel Hill will co-lead a study into the potential long-term neurological effects from concussions in former NFL players, according to a ...

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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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Kids with concussions can text, but 'Fortnite' should wait, says Children's…

11-13-2018

Kids with concussions can text, but 'Fortnite' should wait, says Children's doc in new report  Omaha World-HeraldThe latest update from the American Academy of Pediatrics calls for reducing — not eliminating — physical and mental exercise in the days following traumatic ...

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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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Concussion tied to suicide risk - Medical Xpress

11-12-2018

Concussion tied to suicide risk  Medical Xpress(HealthDay)—People who have experienced either a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury are twice as likely to commit suicide than others, a new review ...

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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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U-M School of Kinesiology to create Michigan Concussion Center - University…

11-08-2018

U-M School of Kinesiology to create Michigan Concussion Center  University of Michigan NewsANN ARBOR—The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative has awarded $5.6 million in funding to the School of Kinesiology to create a comprehensive ...

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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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New study finds evidence of brain injuries in football players at…

11-01-2018

New study finds evidence of brain injuries in football players at surprisingly young age: College football players found to have cognitive issues and blood biomarkers indicating brain injuries  Science DailyA new study reveals that lasting evidence of brain injuries is present at an alarmingly young...

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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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U-M Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in 'groundbreaking' research - University of…

10-29-2018

U-M Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in 'groundbreaking' research  University of Michigan NewsANN ARBOR—A new center for the study of concussions, an institute for global change biology, and a facility to advance the new field of cryo-electron ...

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