History of concussions may change youths’ brains

Sep 16, 2021 by

A new study published in the journal Neurology suggests that athletes with a history of concussion may show more brain injury from a later concussion. This is particularly true in the middle regions of the brain, which are more...

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Exercise in childhood may prevent cognitive decline later

Oct 18, 2017 by

A study on rats has found that exercise at a young age may stave off cognitive impairment much later in life by creating a cognitive reserve....

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Children and teens take longer to recover from concussion

Jun 19, 2016 by

A study from York University found that it may take up to two years for a child or teen to fully recover from a concussion before they can play as skillfully as their teammates who have never had a...

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Even young brains can accumulate Alzheimer’s protein

Apr 6, 2015 by

Researchers at Northwestern University have found that amyloid can start accumulating in our brains as young as 20....

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Years after TBI, teen cognition can be improved

Jul 12, 2014 by

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas  indicates that cognitive performance can be improved for teens with a TBI  – even years after the injury....

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Cardio fitness in youth leads to a better brain later

Jun 12, 2014 by

A new study published in Neurology suggests that people who had better cardio fitness in their youth have better memory and thinking skills in middle age. The research results held true even when adjusting for negative factors like smoking,...

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