LearningRx reviews study on concussions and Alzheimer’s...

May 9, 2017 by

Concussion linked to brain changes in those with genetic risk for Alzheimer’s Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have found that mild TBIs that occur in people who are at a genetic risk for Alzheimer’s can lead to accelerated brain deterioration and mental decline....

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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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Scientists create blood test for concussions

Feb 13, 2017 by

A research team working under a program of Lawson Health Research Institute has developed a blood test to identify concussions in adolescent athletes. The test identifies the concussions with greater than 90 percent certainty....

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Youth football players show brain changes after just one season...

Jan 4, 2017 by

Researchers have identified white matter changes in the brains of kids after head impacts in just one season of playing football—even when there was no diagnosis of concussion....

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Concussion can now be diagnosed with 95% specificity

Dec 21, 2016 by

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers have shown that the I-Portal Neuro Otologic Test can diagnose concussions with 95% specificity and 89% sensitivity....

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Researchers identify way to create long-lasting memories

Dec 3, 2016 by

A new study of mice indicates that experiences that grab our attention trigger the release of chemicals that etch memories into our brain....

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