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Brains of young football players can be changed in one season, study says

A single season playing football might be all it takes to change a young athlete's brain. … Researchers used special ...
football

Improving the sports concussion ‘tool kit’: Virtual reality goggles promise speedier diagnosis

As the 2018 [football] season gets into full swing, some college teams are keeping a new gadget on the sidelines: ...
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No evidence of early dementia found in NFL and NHL players in small study

New University at Buffalo research is adding important information to the body of knowledge about the cognitive and behavioral status ...
concussion

Treating the concussion epidemic: Could spit tests identify those most likely to recover slowly?

A study found that microRNA in the saliva may offer early warning signs about a person's likelihood of recovering quickly ...
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Concussion risk: How much weight should genetics carry

As we attempt to establish risk factors for concussions and similar traumas, how much weight should we give genetics? ...