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Magnetic repulsion suggested as possible means to reduce concussions in football
Credit: BalticHurricanes/Wikipedia (Medical Xpress)—Neuroscientist Raymond Colello has been testing the idea of reducing concussions in American football by placing small magnets in helmets to produce ... read more
Video: What's in a football helmet?
Virginia Tech has updated results of its adult football helmet ratings, which are designed to identify key differences between the abilities of individual helmets to reduce the risk of concussion. Tha... read more
Is the NFL's Big Bet on Making Football Safer Working?
But just because a player avoids dramatic collisions and diagnosed concussions doesn't mean they're avoiding ... through rules tweaks, it's possible—perhaps probable—that the only way to avoid CTE is ... read more
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Nurse's Notes: Protect your head from injuries
A concussion is any injury ... as a computed tomography scan (CT scan) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of a patient’s head to get a better idea of the patient’s injury; however, imaging tests are ... read more
Projects funded by Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Grant Program announce progress and findings
The initiative is a collective effort between Pac-12 member universities to find ways to reduce ... magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in a longitu... read more
Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport—the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport Held in Zurich, November 2012
Corresponding author: Paul McCrory, MBBS, PhD, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne Brain Centre - Austin Campus, 245 Burgundy St, Heidelberg Vic 3084 (e-mail: paulmccr@bi... read more
Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents
Football ... suggest a potential 10% decrease in risk of reproduced concussion hits. 118 Continued technologic advances should be applauded, but further independent research and evaluation of these ad... read more
Helmet add-ons may not lower concussion risk in athletes
Football helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes, according to a study relea... read more
The Latest Brain Discoveries From Alzheimer's to Autism to Stroke
There is accumulating evidence that exercise, eating fish or other sources of omega-3 fatty acids, and remaining intellectually and socially engaged throughout life reduce the risk of ... But it appea... read more
Are We Driving Earth to an Irreversible Tipping Point?
And in a review in the journal Nature, researchers suggest that the same thing is happening to the ... increasing the efficiency of existing means of food production and distribution instead of conver... read more
Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport: the 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2008
The role of female gender as a possible modifier in the management of concussion ... to reduce the head injury incidence or severity may be appropriate where a clear-cut mechanism is implicated in a p... read more
Structurally reinforced hydrogel material developed using electrostatic repulsive force between nanosheets
Figure 3 in the press release. Under a magnetic field, radical polymerization of vinyl monomers can proceed to produce hydrogel material whose structure is supported from inside by an electrostatic re... read more