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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...

NFL NIH Study Traumatic Brain Injury
2013-12-20 14:43:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Increased awareness of the long-term effects of concussions is causing changes at all levels of contact sports, and with this increased awareness in mind, the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) has announced a partnership with USA Football to increase player safety by endorsing USA Football’s Heads Up Football program. The endorsement comes after the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Football...

2013-12-02 23:00:42

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) released a statement today calling the National Football League (NFL) settlement with players a “bandaid for traumatic brain injury (TBI).” Questioning the fairness of “secret settlements,” BIAA is calling on the NFL to release the details of the settlement. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) released a statement today calling the National Football League (NFL) settlement with players a...

2013-11-14 23:27:59

The real problem is that these injuries appear years after players retire. NFL workers compensation insurance companies vigorously fight these claims because they cost millions in settlements and lifetime medical treatment, says Frank N. Darras, of DarrasLaw Ontario, CA – (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 -- A California workers’ compensation panel threw out a brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of...

2013-09-05 08:26:57

Carrick's services include testing, treatment for TBI, CTE, and other concussion-related brain injuries IRVING, Texas, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the National Football League's agreement to pay $765 million for the diagnosis, treatment and compensation of 4,500 retired NFL players who suffer from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Alzheimer's, dementia and other debilitating brain conditions brought on by concussions sustained...