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on Tue Sep 16 10:22 AM

Neuroimaging technique identifies concussion-related brain disease in living brain -- ScienceDaily


An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive. A new study suggests that an experimental radiolabeled compound, which is designed to latch onto a...
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on Sun Aug 31 10:23 AM

DoD makes advances toward blood test to diagnose concussion | Military Times


The Defense Department is closing in on a blood test to detect concussions.
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on Tue Aug 26 11:20 AM

Obama announcing executive action on VA wait times and improved mental health care for veterans


President Obama is announcing 19 new executive actions improving services for veterans and members of the military Tuesday. Speaking at an American Legion convention, Obama will detail new moves in his continuing efforts to reduce wait times at...
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on Tue Aug 26 6:26 AM

Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No!


Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Concussion
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on Tue Aug 26 3:00 AM

Cognitive impairment 'associated with a higher risk of stroke'


A new study published in the CMAJ finds that the risk of stroke is 39% higher among patients with cognitive impairment than those with normal cognitive function.
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on Mon Aug 11 11:00 AM

Concussions from top-of-head impact 'more severe'


According to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics, concussions arising from a blow to the top of the head are more likely to make young athletes lose consciousness.
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on Fri Aug 8 4:34 PM

Scientists confirm effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation in MS -- ScienceDaily


In individuals with MS, patterns of brain activity associated with learning were maintained at six months post training, scientists report in a new article following up on a long term study. For the pilot study, participants underwent evaluation...
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on Mon Aug 4 1:28 PM

VA reform bill saves program for veterans with TBI - News


President Barack Obama on Thursday will sign into law landmark reform of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, but the stroke of his executive pen will also save an unrelated effort to rehabilitate veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
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on Tue Jul 22 10:47 AM

Class action against NFLPA raises old, new allegations


Getty ImagesBefore the Vikings launched a Friday night bad-news dump regarding the ongoing Chris Kluwe drama, the NFLPA launched a preemptive Friday afternoon bad-news dump[1] regarding the first concussion lawsuit filed a day earlier against the...
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on Tue Jul 22 9:16 AM

Neuroprotective role of immune cell discovered -- ScienceDaily


A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis, can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative...
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