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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...

3-D reconstruction of skull
2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2014-07-24 23:11:17

In seeking to connect with other organizations that work to promote similar health and safety awareness information, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) has been reaching out to the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS). After teaming up with them for the past two years to jointly promote National Athletic Training Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month - both in March - NYSATA participated in the annual BIANYS Conference by hosting an informational...

2014-07-23 23:25:42

BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. has launched a new model of the Blast Gauge™ System with advancements including a new high-g accelerometer and longer battery life. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. has launched a new model of the Blast Gauge™ System with advancements including a new high-g accelerometer and longer battery life. The new gauges represent a functional revision of the already robust Blast Gauge System platform, which provides the capability to...

2014-07-23 23:23:50

French joins the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation's effort to cure paralysis in next decade. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Joining Conquer Paralysis Now as its first champion in the movement to cure paralysis in the next decade is Paralympic silver medalist and quadriplegic Jennifer French. As a result of a snowboarding accident, French became a quadriplegic from a spinal cord injury in 1998. Now, she has joined a new effort to help find a cure for paralysis. “People...

2014-07-23 23:15:24

Players, weigh the pros and cons very carefully before opting out of the NFL settlement, advises the founding partner of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to Sports Illustrated, 2013 is touted as the Year of the Injury due to the increase in ACL injuries, the ongoing concussion lawsuit and the long-discussed benefits of disability insurance policies for pro-athletes. Several events have occurred recently in the world of football, which have resulted in a lot of media...

2014-07-22 12:30:35

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vittamed Corporation, a neurodiagnostics medical device company based in Boston with R&D in Lithuania, today announced it has received the CE Mark of approval for two novel neuromonitoring devices: the Vittamed 205 for non-invasive intracranial pressure (ICP) measurement and the Vittamed 505 for non-invasive Cerebrovascular autoregulation monitoring. "CE approval for both devices is not only an important milestone for our company as we move...

2014-07-21 23:10:47

Dr. John Lloyd of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced today that football head injuries and concussions can be reduced up to 50 percent with their new helmet safety breakthrough. San Antonio, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. John Lloyd PhD of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced their latest breakthrough in football helmet safety today. The unique new helmet technology promises to provide up to 50 percent more protection against football head injuries and concussions. The technology has wide...

2014-07-21 23:02:26

One of Nation’s Largest Youth Football Programs Steps Forward to Protect Its Players Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The North Georgia Youth Football Association (NGYFA) has endorsed the use of Brain Sentry helmet-mounted impact sensors that alert when an athlete suffers an unusually rapid – and potentially dangerous – acceleration of the head. The devices, which also help to monitor hits, have been recommended to parents and guardians of players in the NGYFA for use in the 2014...

2014-07-17 16:20:33

Attribute to Susan Axelrod, Founding Chair, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "CURE applauds the announcement today from the U.S. Department of Defense - allocating $7.5 million dedicated to epilepsy research - and thanks Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for his leadership on this issue. The incidence of epilepsy increased by an alarming 52 percent from 2006 to 2010, with approximately 8 percent of those afflicted having been...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.