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on Fri Jan 30 11:00 AM

Starting football before age 12 linked to poorer memory, thinking in NFL players


A new study found former NFL players who began playing before the age of 12 performed much worse in memory and thinking tests than those who started playing after this age.
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on Thu Jan 29 10:40 AM

Novel eye-tracking technology detects concussions, head injury severity -- ScienceDaily


New research could move the medical community one step closer toward effectively detecting concussion and quantifying its severity. Neuroscientists and concussion experts present a unique, simple and objective diagnostic tool for concussion that...
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on Wed Jan 28 3:16 PM

Making Progress on Veterans' Suicide Prevention Bill | Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.


What a difference a few weeks makes. An important suicide prevention bill for veterans, derailed at the end of the last Congress, is back on the fast track. The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act was unanimously passed by...
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on Sun Jan 11 2:08 PM

The blood test that could revolutionize concussion treatment — and pro sports


Neuroscientists have developed a means of assessing an individual injury's long-term neurological damage
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on Thu Jan 8 11:35 AM

New recommendations for return to activity after concussion in military personnel -- ScienceDaily


Military service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussion, should follow a six-step process of progressive activity, leading to return to active duty, according to new clinical recommendations by an expert panel.
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on Mon Dec 29 8:45 AM

Combined PTSD, Brain Injury in Veterans Tied to Poorer Outcome


War veterans suffering from both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) have poorer cognitive and psychological outcomes than veterans with only one of the conditions, according to new research published in...
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on Sat Dec 27 8:50 PM

General Chiarelli’s Brain Crusade - Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


How one Army officer raised the nation's consciousness about head injuries.
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on Mon Dec 22 5:04 PM

Researchers point to impact of combined brain injury, PTSD -- ScienceDaily


Researchers have exposed new information about the combined cognitive effects of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder in war veterans. Results of a study suggest that veterans suffering from both conditions have poorer...
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on Wed Dec 17 3:00 AM

One in 6 Ontario adults say they've had a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime


Nearly seventeen per cent of adults surveyed in Ontario said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight...
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on Thu Nov 6 12:51 PM

Medical tests for PTSD and TBI not far off | Military Times


Researchers are inching closer to creating medical tests to detect post-traumatic stress or mild traumatic brain injury - conditions that now are diagnosed only with self-reported symptoms and subjective exams.
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