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Researchers use experimental PET to detect abnormal tau in brains of living former NFL players

Researchers use experimental PET to detect abnormal tau in brains of living former NFL players

FDA warns against using uncleared medical devices to assess or diagnose concussion

FDA warns against using uncleared medical devices to assess or diagnose concussion

Children with more years of sport experience recover better from concussions, finds study

Children with more years of sport experience recover better from concussions, finds study

Virginia Tech Helmet Lab releases first youth-specific football helmet ratings

Virginia Tech Helmet Lab releases first youth-specific football helmet ratings

Stanford researchers detail how hits to the side of the head cause concussion

Stanford researchers detail how hits to the side of the head cause concussion

New guidelines developed for children recovering from concussion

New guidelines developed for children recovering from concussion

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

Good dietary practices in early adulthood can help preserve brain health in midlife

Good dietary practices in early adulthood can help preserve brain health in midlife

Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer's biomarker in the brain

Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer's biomarker in the brain

Researchers design educational program to reduce risk and seriousness of falls in children

Researchers design educational program to reduce risk and seriousness of falls in children

Scooter madness in Austin puts safety concerns in high gear

Scooter madness in Austin puts safety concerns in high gear

Mental health problems common after concussion

Mental health problems common after concussion

Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions

Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions

Neck-strengthening exercises can protect athletes from concussions

Neck-strengthening exercises can protect athletes from concussions

Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder

Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder

Finding ways to reduce head impacts in youth football

Finding ways to reduce head impacts in youth football

IU study focuses on repetitive subconcussive head impacts in sports

IU study focuses on repetitive subconcussive head impacts in sports

Researchers identify unique signatures of concussion in the brains of young athletes using MRI

Researchers identify unique signatures of concussion in the brains of young athletes using MRI

UNH study offers insight into lasting impact of concussions on young adults

UNH study offers insight into lasting impact of concussions on young adults

Research: Concussion rates among young football players were higher than previously reported

Research: Concussion rates among young football players were higher than previously reported