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When growing old means going back in the closet - Xtra…

06-19-2019

When growing old means going back in the closet  Xtra MagazineIn the fall of 2015, Catherine Robertson lay in a bed at Calgary's Foothills Medical Centre, her body so broken she could hardly move an inch without help.

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Sports Brain Bank for Victoria - Mirage News

06-19-2019

Sports Brain Bank for Victoria  Mirage NewsLa Trobe University concussion researcher Associate Professor Alan Pearce has helped launch the Melbourne branch of the Australian Sports Brain...

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Alzheimer's Association and Atlantic Health System Co-Host Research Symposium - TAPinto.net

06-19-2019

Alzheimer's Association and Atlantic Health System Co-Host Research Symposium  TAPinto.netSUMMIT, NJ – Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ)—the state's leading voluntary not-for-profit health organization focused on ...

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SEC Football: NCAA-NFL joint safety statement - Tenn Truth

06-19-2019

SEC Football: NCAA-NFL joint safety statement  Tenn TruthMedical staffs from the NFL and NCAA met to work towards a safer game across all levels of football. All Power-5 conferences participated with the NFL.

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Future of oral and maxillofacial surgery to be on display at…

06-19-2019

Future of oral and maxillofacial surgery to be on display at AAOMS Annual Meeting  Longview News-JournalROSEMONT, Ill., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- New research and its impact on oral and maxillofacial surgery and patient care will be the focus of the American ...

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Big Papi doing better...Raptors official could be sued...Transgender track lawsuit -…

06-18-2019

Big Papi doing better...Raptors official could be sued...Transgender track lawsuit  KSL.comAn eleventh person has been rounded up in the Dominican Republic in connection with the attempted killing of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. Officials ...

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NFL-NCAA joint statement on football safety meeting - Vols Wire

06-18-2019

NFL-NCAA joint statement on football safety meeting  Vols WireINDIANAPOLIS — The NFL and NCAA conducted a joint meeting consisting of medical staff from schools in the SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12.

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Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion - CityNews…

06-18-2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion  CityNews CalgarySAN FRANCISCO — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to ...

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Neuro Kinetics, Inc. Releases Enhanced VEST™ & I-Portal® Software - MENAFN.COM

06-18-2019

Neuro Kinetics, Inc. Releases Enhanced VEST™ & I-Portal® Software  MENAFN.COM(MENAFN - EIN). VEST™ operating and neurotologic analysis software screenshot. VEST™ operating and neurotologic analysis software offers a visual and ...

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Recognizing the patterns of truth - American Medical Association

06-18-2019

Recognizing the patterns of truth  American Medical AssociationYou may have seen the movie based on the life of Bennet I. Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH. Find out the real story behind what he has discovered, in CTE and in letting ...

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FDA Deems Fralin Institute's Test For Concussions A 'Breakthrough Device' -…

06-18-2019

FDA Deems Fralin Institute's Test For Concussions A 'Breakthrough Device'  The Roanoke StarA portable test to help people suspected of having concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries has received a boost from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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FDA designates molecular test for concussions as 'breakthrough device' - Medical…

06-18-2019

FDA designates molecular test for concussions as 'breakthrough device'  Medical XpressA portable test to help people suspected of having concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries has received a boost from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Hotline newsletter: Website ranks the Pac-12 football coaches, and the Hotline…

06-17-2019

Hotline newsletter: Website ranks the Pac-12 football coaches, and the Hotline weighs in  The Mercury NewsNo matter that five of the 12 are either new or entering their second season. CBS Sports ranked all 12 and determined that Washington's Chris Petersen stands ...

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Bauer's bond with dad goes beyond baseball - MLB.com

06-16-2019

Bauer's bond with dad goes beyond baseball  MLB.comDETROIT -- First, he was “Little Guy.” But as Trevor Bauer transitioned into middle school, his father, Warren, began calling him “Medium-Sized Guy.” That didn't ...

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The next step for Joe Mauer? The Hall of Fame. -…

06-15-2019

The next step for Joe Mauer? The Hall of Fame.  Twinkie TownJoe Mauer is having his famous number seven retired just one season after he announced his retirement. Somehow it seems like Twins fans still do not ...

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Dutch patients are flocking to a Provo concussion clinic - Daily…

06-15-2019

Dutch patients are flocking to a Provo concussion clinic  Daily HeraldThey're calling it the “tulip bubble.” And it's not bursting anytime soon. “We are booked,” said Barbara Negyesi, the general manager of Cognitive FX, a Provo ...

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Oakland Raiders Karl Joseph excited for early road schedule - 247Sports

06-14-2019

Oakland Raiders Karl Joseph excited for early road schedule  247SportsThe Oakland Raiders safety just took a different viewpoint on the brutal 2019 schedule. When the scheduled was announced on April 17, one thing became ...

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New Web-Based Tool Accelerates Research on Conditions Such as Dementia, Sports…

06-13-2019

New Web-Based Tool Accelerates Research on Conditions Such as Dementia, Sports Concussion  ECNmag.comA new paper describes a web-computing platform led by Indiana University scientists to support and publish reproducible neuroscience research...

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A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions…

06-12-2019

A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions  Education WeekA growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with ...

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EWS publish three year injury study & concussion guidelines | 12…

06-12-2019

EWS publish three year injury study & concussion guidelines | 12 June 2019  Enduro World SeriesThe Enduro World Series share the findings of the largest medical study ever undertaken in Mountain Biking. This is the culmination of a three-year program of ...

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Concussion Often Hits Elementary School Kids, Too - HealthDay

06-10-2019

Concussion Often Hits Elementary School Kids, Too  HealthDayMONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Concussions aren't only a concern for high school and college athletes -- they're also a leading injury risk for kids ...

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Magnetic stimulation may reduce the impact of concussion - Medical News…

06-10-2019

Magnetic stimulation may reduce the impact of concussion  Medical News TodayResearchers at the University of Saskatchewan, in Canada, have used magnetic stimulation to reverse symptoms of concussion in mice.

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New cloud-based tool accelerates research on conditions such as dementia, sports…

06-04-2019

New cloud-based tool accelerates research on conditions such as dementia, sports concussion  IU NewsroomLed by scientists at Indiana University, brainlife.io is a cloud-computing web platform that is accelerating research on topics such as dementia, sports concussion ...

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UO research helps kids get their lives back after a concussion…

06-03-2019

UO research helps kids get their lives back after a concussion  AroundtheOA concussion management team that includes UO faculty speeds treatment on head injuries.

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Concussion is a Leading Cause of Injury for Children in Recreational…

06-03-2019

Concussion is a Leading Cause of Injury for Children in Recreational Sports | USF News  USF News ChannelElementary school-aged children who participate in recreational sports are at greater risk of concussion than most other sports-related injuries. A new study ...

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Statins May Cut Postconcussion Dementia Risk - Medscape

06-03-2019

Statins May Cut Postconcussion Dementia Risk  MedscapeConcussion in older adults is tied to a dramatically increased risk for dementia, but new research suggests statins may mitigate this risk.

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Ashley Massaro wanted to donate her brain to CTE research. Here's…

06-02-2019

Ashley Massaro wanted to donate her brain to CTE research. Here's what we know about head trauma in pro wrestling  CNNAfter former WWE star Ashley Massaro died last month, her lawyer announced that she wanted her brain donated to CTE research, rekindling the conversation ...

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New Sask. research offers glimmer of hope to those who have…

06-01-2019

New Sask. research offers glimmer of hope to those who have suffered a concussion  CBC.caResearchers at the University of Saskatchewan have made some exciting new discoveries that could eventually lead to a possible treatment for those who have ...

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Change In Medicare Wage Index Could Help Rural Hospitals And Hurt…

05-31-2019

Change In Medicare Wage Index Could Help Rural Hospitals And Hurt Urban Ones : Shots - Health News  NPRThe administration's proposed adjustment to the wage index, a key factor used to set hospitals' Medicare payments, could help rural facilities while hurting those ...

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Study points to higher rate of concussions in youth boys lacrosse…

05-31-2019

Study points to higher rate of concussions in youth boys lacrosse than in high school or college  Baltimore SunMale youths who play lacrosse suffer more injuries and concussions than their counterparts in high school and college, a recently published national study ...

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Concussion symptoms reversed by magnetic therapy - Science Daily

05-30-2019

Concussion symptoms reversed by magnetic therapy  Science DailyConcussion symptoms -- such as loss of balance and ability to walk straight -- can be reversed by a new type of magnetic stimulation.

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Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations: study…

05-30-2019

Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations: study  EurekAlertAn average of at least one potential concussive event occurred per game during the 2016 UEFA European Championship and nearly three quarters of the head ...

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Coordination improves student concussion care | Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine…

05-29-2019

Coordination improves student concussion care | Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine  CU Boulder TodayThe CU Medical *Service*.

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Injuries And Concussions Of Young Athletes Playing In Recreational Leagues -…

05-28-2019

Injuries And Concussions Of Young Athletes Playing In Recreational Leagues  Science TrendsDo young children athletes playing sports in recreational leagues get injured or have concussions? Many people may think that young children playing sports ...

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US Defence Department funds Queensland concussion research study - Sydney Morning…

05-23-2019

US Defence Department funds Queensland concussion research study  Sydney Morning HeraldThe US Department of Defence has put $250000 towards Queensland concussion research looking at genetic links to debilitating side-effects such as ...

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Statins may lower dementia risk in adults with concussions - Quartz

05-23-2019

Statins may lower dementia risk in adults with concussions  QuartzResearchers are still trying to understand the relationship between a cholesterol drug and brain injury.

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NFL requests teams don't use Oklahoma drill due to concussion research…

05-22-2019

NFL requests teams don't use Oklahoma drill due to concussion research  The Oklahoma DailyThe NFL has requested teams stop using impact drills such as the Oklahoma drill in practices after research studying such methods shows negative results.

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Putting Concussion Under the Genetic Microscope - Technology Networks

05-21-2019

Putting Concussion Under the Genetic Microscope  Technology NetworksThe world's first study on whether genetic variations are involved in the post-traumatic headache experienced by some people following concussion is underway ...

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International football's concussion protocols 'are the worst in the world' -…

05-21-2019

International football's concussion protocols 'are the worst in the world'  CNNIn 2002, at just 59, former British footballer Jeff Astle choked to death.

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For an unlucky 10% of people with concussion, the symptoms may…

05-20-2019

For an unlucky 10% of people with concussion, the symptoms may be long-lasting  The Conversation AUUsually people recover from concussions in a few days, or weeks at most. But 1-10% will still have symptoms three months later.

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Study paves way for better treatment of lingering concussion symptoms -…

05-16-2019

Study paves way for better treatment of lingering concussion symptoms  Science DailyThe results of the studyshow that significant levels of fatigue and poorer brain function can persist for months, or even years, following concussion.

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Examining the Long-term Effects of Concussion in Sport - News-Medical.net

05-10-2019

Examining the Long-term Effects of Concussion in Sport  News-Medical.netAn interview with The Drake Foundation, discussing the short and long-term effects of concussions obtained during contact sports such as football and rugby.

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Dementia-related marker found in former pro athletes with concussion history -…

05-08-2019

Dementia-related marker found in former pro athletes with concussion history  Reuters(Reuters Health) - Levels of a protein called tau in spinal fluid may help predict which former pro athletes with multiple concussions will end up with long lasting ...

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What makes athletes report or hide concussion symptoms? - Science Daily

05-08-2019

What makes athletes report or hide concussion symptoms?  Science DailyWhether or not an NCAA Division I athlete is likely to report concussion symptoms depends on factors including their vested interests, their understanding of ...

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Female Athletes at Greater Risk for Post-Concussion Injuries - Medscape

05-06-2019

Female Athletes at Greater Risk for Post-Concussion Injuries  MedscapeSubsequent musculoskeletal injuries, especially knee and ankle sprains, are more likely to occur after a concussion in female collegiate athletes than in their ...

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Concussion research suggests longer recovery time for learning - KMSP-TV

04-27-2019

Concussion research suggests longer recovery time for learning  KMSP-TVNew research on brain concussions in high school students suggests the timetable on how quickly students should return to school should be changed.

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LSU undergraduate receives Discover grant to research concussion effects - The…

04-25-2019

LSU undergraduate receives Discover grant to research concussion effects  The Reveille, LSU's student newspaperConcussions are often thought of as a temporary condition that increases the possibility of certain ailments much later in life. But new research led by a ...

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The Tragic Post-Hockey Life of an NHL ‘Enforcer’ - The Atlantic

04-25-2019

The Tragic Post-Hockey Life of an NHL ‘Enforcer’  The AtlanticFor 11 seasons, Todd Ewen fought in almost every game he played. He didn't live to his 50th birthday.

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Abnormal Levels of a Protein Linked to C.T.E. Found in N.F.L…

04-10-2019

Abnormal Levels of a Protein Linked to C.T.E. Found in N.F.L Players’ Brains, Study Shows  The New York TimesExperimental brain scans of more than two dozen former N.F.L. players found that the men had abnormal levels of the protein linked to chronic traumatic ...

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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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Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport…

04-04-2019

Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience  Science DailyResearch found that children who have played in a performance sport for at least seven years, and have a history of concussion, recover better from ...

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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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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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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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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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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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