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Sport related concussions affect mental and physical processes later in life

Sport related concussions affect mental and physical processes later in life

Alternative brain scanning technology may aid diagnosis

Alternative brain scanning technology may aid diagnosis

Men and women recover from concussion differently - one-size-fits-all approach to treatment not ideal

Men and women recover from concussion differently - one-size-fits-all approach to treatment not ideal

Teenage blood donors have greater risk of donation-related complications

Teenage blood donors have greater risk of donation-related complications

300,000 soldiers who served in Iraq or Afghanistan have post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression

300,000 soldiers who served in Iraq or Afghanistan have post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression

Researchers find neurological basis of depression following sports concussion

Researchers find neurological basis of depression following sports concussion

Mouthguards harbor large numbers of bacteria - can lead to disease

Mouthguards harbor large numbers of bacteria - can lead to disease

Diffusion tensor imaging shows structural changes in mild traumatic brain injury

Diffusion tensor imaging shows structural changes in mild traumatic brain injury

High school footballers wearing special helmets to monitor brain injuries

High school footballers wearing special helmets to monitor brain injuries

A blood test for concussions - aim of new research

A blood test for concussions - aim of new research

Study links changes in brain function directly to the recovery of athletes from sports concussion

Study links changes in brain function directly to the recovery of athletes from sports concussion

Handheld BrainScope device detects brain damage immediately after concussion

Handheld BrainScope device detects brain damage immediately after concussion

Scientists link brain function to knee injuries

Scientists link brain function to knee injuries

Study on soccer headgears

Study on soccer headgears

Preparticipation medical evaluation in professional sport in the UK

Preparticipation medical evaluation in professional sport in the UK

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

New concussion treatment developed by University at Buffalo

New concussion treatment developed by University at Buffalo

Better tests needed for fuller view of head injuries

Better tests needed for fuller view of head injuries

Symptoms of concussion may increase when the outcome of a lawsuit is at stake

Symptoms of concussion may increase when the outcome of a lawsuit is at stake

Portable device to check for concussions

Portable device to check for concussions