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Baseball players often struck out by concussions

Baseball players often struck out by concussions

November 19, 2014

A new analysis of Major League Baseball statistics by Medical Center researchers shows that concussed players may be returning to the batting lineup before they’re fully recovered.

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New mouse model may shed light on repetitive brain injuries

New mouse model may shed light on repetitive brain injuries

April 30, 2014

Mice with mild, repetitive traumatic brain injury (TBI) develop many of the same behavioral problems, such as difficultly sleeping, memory problems, depression, judgment and risk-taking issues, that have been associated with the condition in humans.

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Football off-season not long enough for brain to heal

Football off-season not long enough for brain to heal

April 16, 2014

Six months off may not be long enough for the brains of football players to completely heal after a single season, putting them at even greater risk of head injury the next season, according to a new study from Jeffrey J. Bazarian, associate professor of emergency medicine.

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Brain Injury – As Autoimmune Disorder?

March 6, 2013

Long-term effects of repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head may be due to damage to the blood-brain barrier, and the resulting autoimmune response might be the culprit.

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Safety Harnesses Key to Prevent Falls while Deer Hunting

Safety Harnesses Key to Prevent Falls while Deer Hunting

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The most common reasons for the falls were poor tree-stand construction or maintenance, loss of balance, alcohol use, fatigue and dizziness. Most of the accidents were preventable if hunters, who were all men between the ages of 15 and 69, had worn a safety harness.

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