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2014-08-18 08:21:45

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the United States Department of Defense today announced a collaboration with the intent to develop portable blood tests to help evaluate potential concussions, also called mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). As part of a multi-phased approach, the tests would be developed for Abbott's i-STAT(®) System, a handheld, diagnostic analyzer that is currently used for other point-of-care testing, including among...

2014-08-15 23:03:31

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council. This advisory council makes recommendations to the governor for developing and administering a comprehensive State Plan to provide services to individuals with brain or spinal cord injuries and to help prevent new injuries from occurring. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Dr....

2014-08-13 23:02:06

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered intracranial hemorrhage, spinal and epidural hematoma, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, adrenal bleeding, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or death due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/xarelto/lawsuit/) filed on behalf of individuals who were allegedly harmed by the blood thinner continue to mount in U.S....

2014-08-08 23:06:50

Personal injury lawyers at Flood Law Group have been following new developments surrounding the recent NCAA settlement which changes association guidelines regarding the management of concussions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 A settlement reached last week in the highly monitored NCAA concussion lawsuit "(case: 1:13-cv-09116), District Court for the Northern District of Illinois" has been a major topic of conversation recently. Flood Law Group, LLP, a nationally...

2014-08-07 23:07:05

Highly Decorated Navy SEAL Raises Funds for TBI Treatment at Carrick Irving, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Over the next nine months, retired Navy Senior Chief Mike Day will be raising funds to provide his fellow wounded warriors with access to leading edge treatment programs for debilitating brain injuries. Mike Day served over twenty-one years in the SEAL Teams leading his men into battle. On his final mission in Iraq, Mike’s men stacked behind him as he led his team into a twelve by...

2014-08-07 16:25:02

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is dedicated to improving athletic equipment and decreasing injuries in sports. As the Fall sports season begins, the conversation surrounding helmets and concussion prevention increases. To help anyone pursuing a story on helmets, standards, testing or concussions, many of the experts from NOCSAE are available for interviews. Experts: Mike Oliver, executive...

2014-08-05 23:11:30

Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports. Sports Brain is a national organization based in Chicago...

2014-08-04 12:27:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The start of a new school year in the Keystone State typically means a new Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) fall sports season is here. With plenty of energy after a summer of training, student-athletes and coaches are eager to hit the fields and courts for official practices, while fans start to make plans for Friday Night Lights. The fall months are an exciting time for those who enjoy sports whether...

2014-08-04 08:29:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KannaLife Sciences, Inc. ("KannaLife") Signs New License Agreement With National Institutes of Health - Office of Technology Transfer ("NIH-OTT") for the Commercialization of U.S. Patent 6,630,507, "Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants" (the "'507 Patent"). This new license agreement provides the rights for the Company's development and sale of cannabinoid(s) and cannabidiol(s) based therapeutics as antioxidants and neuroprotectants...

2014-07-26 23:02:46

Director of Sports Medicine for KORT Physical Therapy Doug Means, M.A., ATC focuses on the evidence showing concussions in the workplace are among the most serious on-the-job injuries. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 We’ve all heard about athletes sustaining concussions on the playing field; however, concussions in the workplace are among the most serious on-the-job injuries. The occupations with the highest risk of head injury are:     Construction...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'