99% of donated brains from NFL players have CTE

Oct 2, 2017 by

A study reported in JAMA reports that 99% of the deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated for research were found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy....

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New biomarkers may help test for concussion

Sep 28, 2017 by

A new study that analyzed blood samples from 30 injured patients at regular intervals immediately after being hurt identified three inflammatory biomarkers that could serve as early biomarkers of TBI....

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LearningRx reviews the effects of TBI in children

Jul 30, 2017 by

A study that looked at two decades’ worth of research into the long-term effects of TBI on children found that those with mild to moderate brain injuries were twice as likely to develop attention problems than their healthy peers....

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Microwave helmet may cut time needed to evaluate head injuries...

Jul 6, 2017 by

Researchers testing a portable device that covers the head and uses microwave technology to examine brain tissue in pre-hospital settings could cut the time it takes to evaluate brain injuries....

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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 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...

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