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Years after a single traumatic brain injury (TBI), survivors still show changes in their brains.
Bodychecking in youth hockey leagues should be banned to prevent concussions which can cause serious repercussions.
The risk and nature of injury in the sport of boxing has generated a great deal of controversy in the medical community, especially in relation to youth boxing.
Contact sports put athletes at an increased risk of head trauma, which often can lead to an even bigger problem.
In a study of ex-pro athletes, researchers found that a specialized imaging technique called magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) may help diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a disorder caused by repetitive head trauma that currently can only be definitively diagnosed at autopsy.
WHEATON, Ill., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The House Judiciary Committee today called upon national experts and stakeholders in the fields of science and sport to better understand the effects of head injuries on players in the National Football League (NFL).
All NFL and college football players studied post-mortem show signs of CTE.
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