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9 Things You Must Not Do to Your Brain - Huffington Post (blog)

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9 Things You Must Not Do to Your Brain
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Mindfully eat a slice or two and save the years it can take to get your body and brain healthy again. 3. Don't ignore your alarm.
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RSNA: Gender May Contribute to Recovery Time after Concussion - PR Web (press release)

RSNA: Gender May Contribute to Recovery Time after Concussion - PR Web (press release) | mTBI | Scoop.it
RSNA: Gender May Contribute to Recovery Time after Concussion PR Web (press release) Each year, more than 17 million Americans suffer a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), more commonly known as a concussion, of which approximately 15 percent...
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Genetic makeup may affect a person's risk of concussion - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Genetic makeup may affect a person's risk of concussion - Santa Fe New Mexican.com | mTBI | Scoop.it
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Genetic makeup may affect a person's risk of concussion
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Scientists studying head injuries have found something surprising: Genes may make some people more susceptible to concussion and trauma than others.
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An Alternative Approach for Managing Post Concussion Syndrome ...

Post-concussion syndrome, also referred to as, post-concussive syndrome, describes the lingering symptoms following a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is typically diagnosed when the ...
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Eye movement test assists in diagnosis of concussion - Sioux City Journal

Eye movement test assists in diagnosis of concussion - Sioux City Journal | mTBI | Scoop.it
Eye movement test assists in diagnosis of concussion Sioux City Journal PITTSBURGH | In studies relevant to the gridiron and other kinds of battlefields, researchers hope to use a new test based on eye movements to bring increased accuracy to the...
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Girls suffer worse concussions, study suggests - CBS News

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Girls suffer worse concussions, study suggests
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"There have been several studies suggesting there are differences between boys and girls as far as [concussion] symptom reporting and the duration of symptoms," said Dr.
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New research shows girls take longer to recover from concussions - KARE

New research shows girls take longer to recover from concussions - KARE | mTBI | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News New research shows girls take longer to recover from concussions KARE And now, new research by a pediatric sports medicine specialist at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin suggests girls between the ages of 10 and 18 have...
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Regular exercise improves brain health and stimulates creativity - Health - MiamiHerald.com

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TV commercial viewers in the late 1980s might recall a shapely Cher standing toned against moody blue lighting, artful smoke and wind machines tousling her raven hair as she touted a fitness gym she was representing.


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A very big part  of the reason exercise help the brain is the excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) 

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Doctor: Keeping the brain healthy is as important as exercising the body - Washington Observer Reporter

Doctor: Keeping the brain healthy is as important as exercising the body - Washington Observer Reporter | mTBI | Scoop.it
Doctor: Keeping the brain healthy is as important as exercising the body Washington Observer Reporter As the body ages, so, too, does the brain, and to help avoid developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss, the brain must be...
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Current Football Helmets do not Provide Adequate Protection ...

Current Football Helmets do not Provide Adequate Protection ... | mTBI | Scoop.it
Researchers said current football helmets reduce little risk of severe concussions and brain swelling as they do not provide adequate protection to players against hits to the side of the head.
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PBS, Sentinel students make short concussion documentary - The Missoulian

PBS, Sentinel students make short concussion documentary - The Missoulian | mTBI | Scoop.it
PBS, Sentinel students make short concussion documentary The Missoulian In its second year working with PBS NewsHour's Student Reporting Lab program, budding journalists at Missoula Sentinel tackled one of the most highly debated topics in sports...
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Preserving brain health - Irish Medical Times

Preserving brain health - Irish Medical Times | mTBI | Scoop.it
Preserving brain health Irish Medical Times People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may also have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one-to-two years of brain health, according to a study...
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How exercise can boost brain power - Women's Brain Health Initiative

How exercise can boost brain power - Women's Brain Health Initiative | mTBI | Scoop.it
by UBC News: There's increasing evidence, including our own research, that shows some physical exercises can improve memory and executive functions in older adults. Executive functions include problem-solving and ...
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Creating video games to improve mental health - SFGate

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Creating video games to improve mental health
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Arean is joining the burgeoning field of research into the use of video games as tools for promoting brain health.
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After concussions, girls recover faster than boys - Los Angeles Times

After concussions, girls recover faster than boys - Los Angeles Times | mTBI | Scoop.it
After concussions, girls recover faster than boys Los Angeles Times In a group of 47 men with concussions who were tracked, tested and brain-scanned immediately after their diagnoses and followed until they were fully recovered, the average "time...
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MRI pinpoints region of brain injury in some concussion patients

MRI pinpoints region of brain injury in some concussion patients | mTBI | Scoop.it
Concussions, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), affect between 1.8 and 3.8 million individuals in the United States annually. One of the most common and debilitating effects of ...
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Canandaigua man makes long road back from brain injury - Victor Post

Canandaigua man makes long road back from brain injury - Victor Post | mTBI | Scoop.it
Canandaigua man makes long road back from brain injury Victor Post According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1.7 million people nationwide sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can vary from a mild concussion...
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New concussion test - News 10NBC

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New concussion test
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... or hitting the targets, it will help doctors develop a baseline measurement.
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Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier' - United States Army (press release)

Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier' - United States Army (press release) | mTBI | Scoop.it
Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier' United States Army (press release) Tapping into the full potential of the brain can have immense benefits for Soldiers, their families and the nation, said the Army's surgeon general in opening...
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Concussion? To heal faster, don't tax your brain - USA TODAY

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Concussion? To heal faster, don't tax your brain
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Resting the brain after a concussion — limiting reading, online activities, even homework — can result in quicker recovery, a new study says.
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3 simple ways to improve brain health | Natural Health 365

3 simple ways to improve brain health | Natural Health 365 | mTBI | Scoop.it
Over 5 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and the rate of autism, in children, is 1 in 50. Discover natural ways to improve the brain.
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Can the NFL survive its concussion crisis? - The Verge

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Can the NFL survive its concussion crisis?
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And for some, the now well-established link between football and head trauma calls the viability of the entire sport — from youth leagues to the pros — into question.
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What's Missing From the Football Concussion Debate - Huffington Post (blog)

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What's Missing From the Football Concussion Debate
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Last weekend, the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks faced off on what is arguably the biggest stage in all of sports, the Super Bowl.
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Researchers use MRI technique to detect concussions in hockey players - Medill Reports: Chicago

Researchers use MRI technique to detect concussions in hockey players - Medill Reports: Chicago | mTBI | Scoop.it
Medill Reports: Chicago Researchers use MRI technique to detect concussions in hockey players Medill Reports: Chicago A new technique of concussion detection may provide information about traumatic brain injuries over time, according to a study...
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Objective Documentation of Brain Damage in MTBI One Year Post ...

In doing research for a brief on the admissibility of DTI and NeuroQuant, I came upon an article from June 2013, entitled Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Longitudinal Regional Brain Volume Changes from the Department of ...
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