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2013-04-26 23:02:26

In recent months, sports-related brain injuries have made headlines nationwide, in part because of concerning new information regarding the long-term severity of head injuries. In his latest article, “Cutting off Your Nose to Protect Your Head: Banning Sports Is Not the Only Answer to Preventing Brain Injuries,” attorney Richard P. Console, Jr., urges researchers and the sports industry to consider other ways to prevent or reduce the amount of sports-related brain injuries rather...

2013-04-18 14:00:48

Newspapers are paying more attention to the severity and long-term impact of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries in ice hockey than they did 25 years ago, a new study has found. They´re also writing more stories about the need to act against aggression, especially at youth levels, and reporting about concussions suffered by a wide range of players, not just stars. However, newspapers are still reporting that head injuries “are just part of the game” and that...

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 is exactly what one high school in Oklahoma is doing with the Shockbox sensor developed by Impakt Protective. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Head injuries in youth and high school football pose daunting challenges; ones that sensational media coverage has many parents believing are...

2013-04-03 23:04:27

Sports Health and Research Program a Partnership with NIH and NFL Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The FNIH today announced that the Sports and Health Research Program (SHRP) is seeking NIH grant proposals from experts in the field to study the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of sports-related brain injuries. The SHRP -- sponsored by the NFL in collaboration with the NIH and announced last September — is conducting research focused on the long-term health effect of...

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 injury for teens. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 TeenLife Media, a print and online media company that offers comprehensive information and resources for parents and teenagers features the article Getting A-Head of Concussions in the spring issue of Life with Teens magazine. It provides excellent...

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. They also are available to offer expert comment on other research findings. Mayo studies being presented and their embargo times include: Cognitively normal people with high amyloid levels likelier to develop dementia EMBARGOED until Monday, March...

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

WATCH VIDEO: [UCLA UNCUT: Concussions, Youth and Recovery] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 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 neurology group has updated its guidelines and now suggests doctors and on-the-field trainers take an individual...

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

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 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. Helmet designs have of course...

2013-03-12 11:04:52

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. "This is the first study that shows brain areas undergo measureable volume loss after concussion," said Yvonne W. Lui, M.D., Neuroradiology section chief and assistant professor of radiology at NYU Langone School of Medicine. "In some patients, there are structural changes to the brain after a single concussive episode." According to the Centers for...


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