Horse-riding can improve children’s cognitive ability

Aug 3, 2017 by

Researchers from Tokyo University of Agriculture have discovered that the effects of vibrations produced by horses during horse-riding lead to the activation of the sympathetic nervous system, which improves learning in children....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain damage and soccer players

Jun 10, 2017 by

Evidence of brain damage found in former soccer players A post-mortem study of the brains of six retired soccer players with dementia found that four had CTE and all six had signs of Alzheimer’s....

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LearningRx reviews development of brain scan analysis

Jun 4, 2017 by

Researchers develop new brain scan analysis to better treat head injuries A team of international researchers has developed a new way to analyze brain scans that uses decompressed layers of the original cluttered brain scan....

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LearningRx reviews study on exercise after stroke

May 31, 2017 by

Exercise can significantly improve brain function after stroke In a study of 735 stroke survivors, researchers found that structured physical activity training significantly improved cognitive deficits regardless of the length of the program....

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LearningRx reviews study on concussion severity

Apr 29, 2017 by

Blood protein may determine concussion severity A study published in Neurology links higher blood levels of tau to longer periods of recover for athletes after a concussion....

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LearningRx reviews study of football players and CTE

Mar 27, 2017 by

Study says football players not at higher risk of neurodegenerative disease A Mayo Clinic study has found that football players do not have an increased risk of degenerative brain diseases compared to other athletes....

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LearningRx reviews study on aerobic exercise improving cognition in old age...

Mar 7, 2017 by

Compared to stretching, aerobic exercise creates greater preservation of total brain volume, increased local gray matter volume and increased directional stretch of brain tissue....

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