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NFL: Trauma-Related Cognitive Issues Likely To Affect One-Fourth Of All Players

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Documents filed by lawyers representing the National Football League (NFL) acknowledge that at least one-fourth of players are likely to wind up suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease,...

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2014-09-16 23:05:58

Detection, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, while the patient is still alive improves accuracy of diagnosis and enables estimation of prevalence and risk. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular Neuroimaging (MNI) LLC in New...

2014-08-04 08:29:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KannaLife Sciences, Inc. ("KannaLife") Signs New License Agreement With National Institutes of Health - Office of Technology Transfer ("NIH-OTT") for the Commercialization of U.S. Patent 6,630,507, "Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants" (the "'507 Patent"). This new license agreement provides the rights for the Company's development and sale of cannabinoid(s) and cannabidiol(s) based therapeutics as antioxidants and neuroprotectants...

2014-07-21 23:10:47

Dr. John Lloyd of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced today that football head injuries and concussions can be reduced up to 50 percent with their new helmet safety breakthrough. San Antonio, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. John Lloyd PhD of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced their latest breakthrough in football helmet safety today. The unique new helmet technology promises to provide up to 50 percent more protection against football head injuries and concussions. The technology has wide...

2014-05-23 23:02:13

NFL families to share personal experiences in hopes to rally support for retired players. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Former NFL players will gather May 30 and 31 in Arlington, Texas for the fourth Retired NFL Players Summit to discuss the growing need for specialized care among many of football’s greats. The Summit, hosted by the Retired NFL Players Congress and sponsored by the Save The Game Foundation, is a place for NFL families to discuss the details of the player benefits...

2014-03-05 23:29:59

Impakt Protective is pleased to announce two important partnerships with offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif as a player endorser and neurosurgeon Julian Bailes MD as an advisory board member for the Shockbox helmet sensor technology. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As the number 1 ranked prospect for the 2014 CFL draft, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has also been courted by over 25 NFL teams. The 6'5" and 315lb offensive lineman recently posted an impressive 37 reps in the...

2014-03-05 08:29:37

Discoveries Could Have Implications in the Diagnosis, Monitoring and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injury SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQX:AEMD), and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that its researchers have successfully isolated brain-specific biomarkers associated with a variety of neurodegenerative disorders. The discoveries could have implications...

2014-02-12 23:23:34

Russell DePersia and Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions are collaborating on “Seasons Change,” a compelling sports drama that follows a young high school football star who dreams of becoming a professional football player. Hollywood, California (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Criminal defense lawyer Russell DePersia is developing a compelling sports drama feature film "Seasons Change". Created and written by DePersia, “Seasons Change” is a compelling sports drama that follows a...

2014-02-06 16:25:40

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GForceTracker (GFT) is pleased to announce they are the first sensor company to be Hit Count® Certified by the Boston-based Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Dr. Robert Cantu and Christopher Nowinski to "solve the concussion crisis" by advancing the study, treatment, and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. The Hit Count® initiative was launched in 2012 and...

2014-02-04 12:25:36

Bellator MMA, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though fierce competitors in the ring, four professional fighting organizations have put aside their long-standing rivalries to ensure research continues in a landmark study for professional fighters at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Boxing entities Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Boxing and mixed martial arts...

2014-01-24 23:01:13

CEO Greg Merril Says, “We Can Protect Kids’ Brains like Pitch Counting Protects Kids’ Arms.” Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The Brain Sentry Hit Counter™, a one-ounce sensor that easily affixes to the back of a football, hockey or lacrosse helmet, is being introduced for use by youth sports associations, leagues, teams and individual players beginning in Fall 2014, it was announced today by Greg Merril, co-founder and CEO, Brain Sentry. The Brain Sentry Hit Counter...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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