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Concussions Linked To Alzheimers
2013-12-27 14:53:39

A new study found concussions involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness may lead to the accumulation of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain.

Scientists Film Early Concussion Damage And Describe Brain's Response To Injury
2013-12-09 13:29:47

There is more than meets the eye following even a mild traumatic brain injury. While the brain may appear to be intact, new findings reported in Nature suggest that the brain's protective coverings may feel the brunt of the impact.

Child High Chair Injuries Rising
2013-12-09 10:16:47

The number of young children suffering high chair-related injuries is on the rise, according to a new study.

2013-12-03 23:33:23

Helmet-Mounted Device to Help Identify Athletes Who Need to be Evaluated for Concussion; Goal is to Protect Students and Families from Being Devastated by Sports-Related Brain Injuries

2013-11-30 23:01:46

North American Seminars provides continuing education course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants and occupational therapy assistants.

2013-11-29 13:22:57

Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation.

2013-11-22 23:03:37

Brain-Mapping technology aids in clarifying critical return-to-play decisions. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The Quantum Q-MAP® (Q-MAP),

2013-11-19 16:55:22

A new blood biomarker correctly predicted which concussion victims went on to have white matter tract structural damage and persistent cognitive dysfunction following a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

2013-11-07 13:18:23

Although the number of children born to teenage parents has decreased since the 1990s, these children continue to be at an increased risk for injury, both accidental and intentional.

2013-11-05 23:34:06

Commenting on the recent rise in concussion clinics, Neuromuscular and Cardiovascular Physiologist, Terry Moore of MyoWorx® Concussion Therapy in Ontario, Canada explains what is important


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.