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Miami visits St. Louis, aims to build on Yamamoto’s solid showing…

06-19-2019

Miami visits St. Louis, aims to build on Yamamoto’s solid showing  Washington PostMiami looks to follow up a dominant performance by Tuesday starter Jordan Yamamoto.

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Athletics face the Orioles after Anderson’s strong outing - Washington Post

06-19-2019

Athletics face the Orioles after Anderson’s strong outing  Washington PostOakland looks to follow up a dominant performance by Tuesday starter Brett Anderson.

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Detroit Tigers to visit the Pittsburgh Pirates - Washington Post

06-19-2019

Detroit Tigers to visit the Pittsburgh Pirates  Washington PostThe Tigers will start Jordan Zimmermann on Wednesday while the Pirates are expected to counter with Trevor Williams.

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Angels play Toronto, look to build on Skaggs’ strong showing -…

06-19-2019

Angels play Toronto, look to build on Skaggs’ strong showing  Washington PostLos Angeles looks to follow up a dominant performance by Tuesday starter Tyler Skaggs.

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Samaritan partnering with local schools for free mental health screenings of…

06-19-2019

Samaritan partnering with local schools for free mental health screenings of ninth graders - Port Arthur News  The Port Arthur NewsSamaritan Counseling is working with Port Neches-Groves, Nederland and other Jefferson County school districts in making mental health screenings available ...

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The Benefits of Pooled Trusts in Structured Settlement - Legal Talk…

06-18-2019

The Benefits of Pooled Trusts in Structured Settlement  Legal Talk NetworkDenise A. Lettau discusses advantages when working with a non-profit organization that priorities on their clients, while also providing trustee and trust ...

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Managing student athlete head-impacts with concussion monitoring sensors - KLEW

06-18-2019

Managing student athlete head-impacts with concussion monitoring sensors  KLEWA new grant will bring concussion monitoring sensors to the Pullman High School football program. This opportunity is combining multiple local organizations to ...

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Neuro Kinetics, Inc. Releases Enhanced VEST™ & I-Portal® Software - EIN…

06-18-2019

Neuro Kinetics, Inc. Releases Enhanced VEST™ & I-Portal® Software  EIN NewsNew Features Improve Efficiencies and the User Experience on All NKI I-Portal® Devices.

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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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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  Tech TimesA new paper describes a web-computing platform led by Indiana University scientists to support and publish reproducible neuroscience research.

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"Data Upcycling" Speeds Up Brain Disease Research - Technology Networks

06-13-2019

"Data Upcycling" Speeds Up Brain Disease Research  Technology NetworksTechnology Networks is an internationally recognised publisher that provides access to the latest scientific news, products, research, videos and posters.

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Impression Healthcare to supply concussion monitoring FitGuard mouthguard system - Small…

06-06-2019

Impression Healthcare to supply concussion monitoring FitGuard mouthguard system  Small CapsImpression Healthcare (ASX: IHL) has inked an exclusive agreement to supply the concussion monitoring FitGuard mouthguard system to Australian, New ...

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Premier Lacrosse League Adopts Eye-Sync as Part of Concussion Management Protocol…

05-29-2019

Premier Lacrosse League Adopts Eye-Sync as Part of Concussion Management Protocol  Medical Device and Diagnostics IndustryAmerica's first professional field lacrosse league has become the first professional sports league to adopt SyncThink's Eye-Sync technology league-wide as part ...

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Three Purdue startups could receive up to a total of $750000…

05-28-2019

Three Purdue startups could receive up to a total of $750000 in matching funds to advance technologies, commercialization  Purdue News ServiceThree startups based on Purdue University technologies are slated to receive investments totaling up to $750000 in matching funds from Purdue Research ...

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Giants, Buster Posey have felt pain of concussions. What is MLB…

05-27-2019

Giants, Buster Posey have felt pain of concussions. What is MLB doing?  San Francisco ChronicleConcussions happen less frequently in baseball than in contact sports such as football but are no less scary, as San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey ...

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Neurologist Believes New Helmet Concept May Save High School Football -…

05-26-2019

Neurologist Believes New Helmet Concept May Save High School Football  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthMotivated by personal tragedy and working for free, a neurologist in Northern California believes his new helmet concept could help save the game of football.

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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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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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Some Concussion Patients Suffer from Persistent Fatigue, Poor Brain Function -…

05-19-2019

Some Concussion Patients Suffer from Persistent Fatigue, Poor Brain Function  PsychCentral.comA recent Australian study sheds new light on the debilitating effects of persistent post-concussion symptoms (PCS) felt by approximately 10 percent of.

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Smart helmet used by NC football players alerts sideline to impacts…

05-17-2019

Smart helmet used by NC football players alerts sideline to impacts that may result in concussion  WTVD-TVCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Safety is becoming a top priority for football players and coaches. Nowhere is that more clear than at a Charlotte-area high school where ...

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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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Abbott, Military To Test mHealth Platform for Concussion Diagnosis - mHealthIntelligence.com

05-15-2019

Abbott, Military To Test mHealth Platform for Concussion Diagnosis  mHealthIntelligence.comMay 15, 2019 - Defense Department researchers are joining forces with Abbott to test an mHealth platform designed to diagnose a concussion within minutes ...

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One in Six Children with Concussion Experiences a Second Concussion Within…

05-14-2019

One in Six Children with Concussion Experiences a Second Concussion Within Two Years  PRNewswirePHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Center for Injury Research and Prevention ...

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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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Cycling Helmet Technology | Prevent Concussions - ConsumerReports.org

05-06-2019

Cycling Helmet Technology | Prevent Concussions  ConsumerReports.orgCycling helmets help prevent concussions, and new helmet technology may make some even better at protecting you. Consumer Reports says all helmets can ...

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Impacting sports safety on the field - Greater Wilmington Business Journal

05-03-2019

Impacting sports safety on the field  Greater Wilmington Business JournalWith more research and knowledge about concussions surfacing in the past few years, parents, coaches and athletes have become increasingly aware about ...

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Clinical Trial Evaluates Point-of-Care Blood Test for Concussion - Contemporary Clinic

05-01-2019

Clinical Trial Evaluates Point-of-Care Blood Test for Concussion  Contemporary ClinicThe new point-of-care, portable blood test is set to assist in the assessment of brain injury, right by the patient's side with objectivity and speed.

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Steve Young: Football needs ‘sea change’ in approach to concussions -…

04-28-2019

Steve Young: Football needs ‘sea change’ in approach to concussions  The Mercury NewsTwo decades after a series of concussions cut short his Hall of Fame career, 49ers legend Steve Young told an audience at Stanford University on Saturday that ...

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Keep an eye on visual system in patients with concussion -…

04-25-2019

Keep an eye on visual system in patients with concussion  AAP NewsPediatricians often evaluate children after a head injury, but the adverse sequelae involving the visual system may not be readily apparent. Vision disorders after ...

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Indy startup puts spotlight on concussion detection technology - Indianapolis Business…

04-19-2019

Indy startup puts spotlight on concussion detection technology  Indianapolis Business JournalTwo recent Purdue University graduates have founded Brightlamp—now headquartered in downtown Indianapolis—and this year went to market with an app ...

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Don't Use Unapproved Devices to Diagnose Concussions, Warns FDA - Technology…

04-12-2019

Don't Use Unapproved Devices to Diagnose Concussions, Warns FDA  Technology NetworksThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public not to use medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to help assess, diagnose or manage ...

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Think you have a concussion? The FDA says there's not an…

04-11-2019

Think you have a concussion? The FDA says there's not an app for that.  Popular ScienceConcussions aren't like broken bones: There's no foolproof way, like an x-ray, to diagnose the common brain injuries. That's a challenge for coaches and athletic ...

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Brain Scans May Reveal Concussion Damage In Living Athletes - wgbh.org

04-10-2019

Brain Scans May Reveal Concussion Damage In Living Athletes  wgbh.orgResearchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of CTE, a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head ...

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Trek Factory Racing partners with HeadCheck to improve concussion care for…

04-05-2019

Trek Factory Racing partners with HeadCheck to improve concussion care for riders  GlobeNewswireEntire off-road program to use new software to identify, assess and manage concussions.

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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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Chembio Diagnostics Announces Agreement with Perseus Science to Advance Point-of-Care Concussion…

04-02-2019

Chembio Diagnostics Announces Agreement with Perseus Science to Advance Point-of-Care Concussion Test  GlobeNewswireMEDFORD, N.Y., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEMI), a leading point-of-care diagnostics company focused on ...

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BrainScope Completes Large-Scale Clinical Studies of Concussion in Universities, High Schools…

03-28-2019

BrainScope Completes Large-Scale Clinical Studies of Concussion in Universities, High Schools and Concussion Clinics  Associated PressThis *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.

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Bontrager's WaveCel bike helmet promises to radically reduce head injury -…

03-26-2019

Bontrager's WaveCel bike helmet promises to radically reduce head injury  DezeenUS bike brand Bontrager has launched the WaveCel bicycle helmet that they say is 48 times more likely to prevent concussion than standard foam versions.

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Bontrager defends WaveCel in response to MIPS statement - Canadian Cycling…

03-23-2019

Bontrager defends WaveCel in response to MIPS statement  Canadian Cycling MagazineOn Tuesday, Trek and Bontrager finally revealed a new technology they had been teasing for weeks. WaveCel is a new helmet technology design intended to ...

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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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WaveCel - Bontrager's New Concussion-Preventing Helmet Technology - Pinkbike.com

03-19-2019

WaveCel - Bontrager's New Concussion-Preventing Helmet Technology  Pinkbike.comTrek and Bontrager have debuted a new helmet construction technology that's claimed to be 48 times more effective than EPS foam at preventing concussions.

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Gum shield helps spot signs of concussion - BBC News

03-16-2019

Gum shield helps spot signs of concussion  BBC NewsFitted with sensors to monitor head trauma the device feeds real-time data to nearby medical staff.

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A new brain study could revolutionize concussion protocol. How? - The…

03-15-2019

A new brain study could revolutionize concussion protocol. How?  The Hockey NewsA group of researchers developed a tool to monitor changes in brain activity immediately after players sustain concussions – and spent two full seasons testing it ...

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Brian Westbrook is Helping Build Philadelphia's Sports Technology Scene - SportTechie

03-15-2019

Brian Westbrook is Helping Build Philadelphia's Sports Technology Scene  SportTechieRetired Eagles running back Brian Westbrook has returned to the city where he played most of his career to work with SeventySix Capital.

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Concussion expert explores female athletes' awareness and behavior following head injuries…

03-15-2019

Concussion expert explores female athletes' awareness and behavior following head injuries  PRNewswireSLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y., March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Herceg, PhD, a leading concussion expert, researcher and neuropsychologist at Northwell ...

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The Role of a Deep Brain Structure in Concussion - Technology…

03-15-2019

The Role of a Deep Brain Structure in Concussion  Technology NetworksTechnology Networks is an internationally recognised publisher that provides access to the latest scientific news, products, research, videos and posters.

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Role of a deep brain structure in concussion - Science Daily

03-12-2019

Role of a deep brain structure in concussion  Science DailyThrough a combination of biometric tracking, simulated modeling and medical imaging, researchers detail how hits to the side of the head cause concussion.

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Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion - Technology Networks

03-08-2019

Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion  Technology NetworksThe prevalence of concussions in sports is well known. So, too, is the challenge clinicians and others face when they have to decide when an athlete can return ...

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FDA OKs mHealth Platform to Help Care Providers Treat Concussions -…

03-06-2019

FDA OKs mHealth Platform to Help Care Providers Treat Concussions  mHealthIntelligence.comThe FDA has granted breakthrough device status to an mHealth platform that uses virtual reality glasses to improve care management for people suffering from a ...

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Eye-Tracking Technology for Concussion Gets FDA Thumbs Up - Medscape

03-05-2019

Eye-Tracking Technology for Concussion Gets FDA Thumbs Up  MedscapeSyncThink's Eye-Sync technology is a virtual reality eye-tracking platform that provides objective measurements to aid in the assessment of concussion.

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Hawaii tech startup addresses concussions among student athletes - Pacific Business…

03-01-2019

Hawaii tech startup addresses concussions among student athletes - Pacific Business News  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)These entrepreneurs hope to find a technological solution to the problem of concussions among student athletes.

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SyncThink Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Concussion Tech - Medical…

02-22-2019

SyncThink Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Concussion Tech  Medical Device and Diagnostics IndustryFDA has granted a breakthrough device designation to SyncThink's Eye-Sync technology. The objective eye-tracking platform is currently used to assist ...

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Technology in football helmets advancing faster to combat concussions - KCENTV.com

02-12-2019

Technology in football helmets advancing faster to combat concussions  KCENTV.comTEMPLE, Texas — In Texas, high school football is a religion. Its eager disciples strap on helmets, which as the 21st century continues trudging along, continue ...

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Wizards use brain health technology to gauge injury, improve performance -…

02-05-2019

Wizards use brain health technology to gauge injury, improve performance  WTOPThe Washington Wizards are integrating a new tool that measures brain performance to ensure player safety and improve on-court performance.

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Football needs to get house in order over concussion, and it…

02-04-2019

Football needs to get house in order over concussion, and it is not alone  The GuardianToo many sports do not have the right procedures in place to deal with concussion but work on pitchside diagnosis and technology to improve it is moving ...

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Concussion treatment: Adolescent athletes 'prescribed' aerobic exercise recovered faster: Study is…

02-04-2019

Concussion treatment: Adolescent athletes 'prescribed' aerobic exercise recovered faster: Study is the first randomized clinical trial on treatment of acute concussion  Science DailyAdolescent athletes who sustained concussions while playing a sport recovered more quickly when they underwent a supervised, aerobic exercise regimen.

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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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Mental health disorders common following mild head injury: Risk factors for…

01-30-2019

Mental health disorders common following mild head injury: Risk factors for neuropsychiatric conditions after concussion  Science DailyA 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 Says Too Much Rest After A Concussion Can Be…

01-21-2019

New Study Says Too Much Rest After A Concussion Can Be Harmful, Especially For Kids  CBS New YorkNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Some major changes are coming to how concussions are treated. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez also reports that new findings have ...

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Purdue-affiliated Brightlamp launches smartphone app that can rapidly monitor the brain…

01-17-2019

Purdue-affiliated Brightlamp launches smartphone app that can rapidly monitor the brain for signs of concussion  Purdue News ServiceThe Brain Injury Research Institute reports that high school athletes who sustain a concussion are three times more likely to sustain a second concussion, and a ...

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