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2014-06-25 04:20:42

Settlement Funding Firm believes a Judge's denial of original $765MM settlement agreement will be increased in upcoming months, on the heels of a new Pain Killer Suit against the NFL involving ex-QB Jim McMahon and other 1985 Chicago Bears' Super Bowl teammates. SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today an update in concussion lawsuits based off of inappropriate NFL medical care. After the 2013 NFL settlement...

2014-06-18 08:27:18

Adding to their already announced Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) Football Certification BOSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GForceTracker (GFT) is pleased to announce that they are the first sensor company to be Hit Count® Certified for Hockey and Lacrosse by the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI). The SLI is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Dr. Robert Cantu and Christopher Nowinski to "solve the concussion crisis" by advancing the study, treatment, and prevention of the...

rat after stroke
2014-06-14 03:00:12

University of Zurich Only if the timing, dosage and kind of rehabilitation are right can motor functions make an almost full recovery after a large stroke. Rats that were paralyzed down one side by a stroke almost managed to regain their motor functions fully if they were given the ideal combination of rehabilitative training and substances that boosted the growth of nerve fibers. Anatomical studies confirmed the importance of the right rehabilitation schedule: Depending on the therapeutic...

2014-06-12 23:11:20

First of its kind initiative expands on successful Concussion Wise online courses, will provide standardized concussion instructor education, tools and educational materials for face-to-face education. Wayne, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Having educated over 93,000 people from 23 countries in over 120,000 online sport safety courses since 2011, Sport Safety International announced today that it has launched a new initiative that a will arm those who provide concussion education with new tools...

2014-06-11 23:01:20

With financial commitments for future research nearing the $100 millions and a recent summit at the White House to discuss future initiatives, concussion in youth sport remains a hot topic both on and off the athletic fields. Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine’s Dr. Edward Gusick believes the timing is right for researching ways to improve safety in youth sports, especially now that concussions are becoming more common. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 With financial commitments...

2014-06-10 23:17:34

MyoWorx® will officially split from MMTR Health on June 10th, 2014 creating two independent companies. Guelph, Ontario (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 MMTR Health, a well-known physiotherapy clinic located in Guelph, Ontario, will continue to offer the treatment program to patients. However, MyoWorx® will be taking the driver’s seat on all future medical endeavors, starting with concussion. MyoWorx® will now be able to pursue their calling on developing formal certification and...

2014-06-10 23:00:39

Tens of millions of dollars have been devoted to fund a comprehensive study on concussions by the NFL, Steve Tisch, owner of the New York Giants, the NCAA and the US Department of Defense. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Brain injuries in youth sports have been on the rise in recent years, alarming many parents about the lifelong effects of concussions. The number of brain injuries linked to American youth increased 62 percent between the years of 2001 and 2009, with reported incidents...

2014-06-10 12:29:56

WASHINGTON and MODI'IN, Israel, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific cognitive tests, evidence-based recommendations, and easy-to-read graphical reports empower healthcare professionals with an innovative tool for home-based wellness NeuroTrax, a pioneer and leader in the emerging brain wellness industry, today announced the global availability of BrainCare(TM), a cognitive assessment and report solution to aid...

2014-06-05 23:09:33

A recent study revealed a nearly 30 percent increase in rates of traumatic brain injury diagnoses in United States’ hospital emergency room departments. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A study, conducted by an emergency medicine physician at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, revealed an almost 30 percent increase in traumatic brain injury (TBI) rates in the period from 2006 to 2010 in United States emergency departments (ED), according to a May 14, 2014 report...

2014-06-05 16:25:52

PITTSBURGH, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImPACT Applications, Inc., developers of ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), and GotSoccer LLC have agreed to a three year exclusive arrangement to bring baseline concussion testing to the youth soccer market. The partnership will enhance player safety and make it easier for soccer associations, clubs and coaches to adhere to the concussion laws in each state. The baseline test can be taken on a personal...


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