Repeated Head Impacts Worsen Later-Life Cognition

Jul 17, 2020 by

A team of top scientists from across the United State analyzed the records of 13,323 people (average age was 62) and found that those exposed to repetitive head impacts were associated with worsened depression and cognitive function—even decades later....

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CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Playing Football

Nov 12, 2019 by

New research from Boston University School of Medicine has found that the risk and severity of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) increases with every year of football played. The study was published in Annals of Neurology....

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Xenon Found to Prevent Early Death and Improve Long-term Cognition After TBI...

May 30, 2019 by

New research from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Imperial College London has found that the anesthetic drug xenon helps the brain when given soon after a traumatic brain injury. The drug appears to prevent early death and long-term cognitive...

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AI can diagnose PTSD by analyzing voices

Apr 30, 2019 by

Advances in technology are helping veterans with PTSD thanks to some new artificial intelligence that can analyze voices. The computer program can help diagnose PTSD and may lead to new approaches in telemedicine....

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Drug Formula Regrows Brain Cells

Mar 6, 2019 by

In a fascinating new piece of research, a team of scientists were able to convert glial cells into functioning neurons with a simple drug formula. The study may help researchers develop a pill that could help people regain brain...

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Playing football in high school changes the brain

Dec 12, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that just a single season of high school football appears to be enough to cause microscopic changes in the brain’s structure....

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