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Scientists See Similarities Between Alzheimer's, Concussions

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June 18, 2013
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The study looked at data imaging exams performed on 64 mild traumatic brain injury patients, mostly teenagers, using an advanced MRI technique.


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MultiVu (Sep. 21, 2012) — Seventy-five (75) percent of people with dementia and 64 percent of caregivers believe there are negative associations for those diagnosed with dementia in their countries, according to survey fielded by Alzheimer's Disease International and published today in the World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the Stigma of Dementia. The report was released on Alzheimer's Action Day as part of World Alzheimer's Month activities engaging people in the cause and raising awareness about the disease.
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B.C. Brain Researchers Launch Youth Concussion Study

B.C. Brain Researchers Launch Youth Concussion Study

CBC (Aug. 8, 2013) — A team of B.C. brain researchers has launched a groundbreaking study to help scientists better diagnose and treat sports-related concussions in adolescents.
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Ridley Scott Tackling Drama on Football Concussions

Ridley Scott Tackling Drama on Football Concussions

Newsy (Nov. 8, 2013) — The Oscar-nominated English director is reportedly a big sports fan and wants to explore the effects of concussions on football players.
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Hard Hits and Head Trauma, the Dangers of Team Sports

Hard Hits and Head Trauma, the Dangers of Team Sports

AFP (Feb. 5, 2013) — The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose concussions in their teenage athletes.
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