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2013-04-09 23:00:22

While monitoring will not eliminate brain injuries altogether, the benefits of early identification and prevention of further injury are numerous and real-time monitoring of head impact exposure

2013-04-03 23:04:27

Sports Health and Research Program a Partnership with NIH and NFL Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The

2013-03-31 23:04:14

Now that it's spring and sports are in full swing, Life with Teens magazine wants to make sure all parents and teens are aware of ways they can prevent concussions, which is a leading sports

2013-03-20 10:33:57

Mayo Clinic neurology experts will present research findings on Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, sleep disorders, concussions, multiple sclerosis and more at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in San Diego, March 16.

Individual Approach Works Best When It Comes To Treating Sports-Related Concussions
2013-03-19 14:32:26

In 1997, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) created a set of guidelines on the best ways to diagnose and treat a concussion. These guidelines suggested a fixed rest time for athletes who took a good knock on the head. After more than 15 years, the AAN has updated these guidelines and now suggests doctors and on-the-field trainers take an individual approach when determining how long a player should sit out of the game.

Helmets Not Doing Enough To Protect The Brain In Contact Sports
2013-03-12 12:53:19

While there was a time when athletes in so-called “contact” sports such as football took to the field sans helmet, today many sports – everything from baseball to cycling to hockey – now require competitors to wear the ubiquitous “brain bucket.” Even non-competitive athletes such as recreational skiers and snowboarders are told that wearing a helmet is a good idea.

2013-03-12 11:04:52

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain.

2013-03-11 23:01:37

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online Tuesday, March 12, in the journal Radiology. Oak

2013-03-09 23:01:32

Ken Harrell, a Charleston accident lawyer, says serious brain injury is a sudden and devastating condition that most families will need legal assistance to cope with. North


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