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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. App... 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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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


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

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

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

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

BrainShield to enhance football helmet effectiveness

Researchers at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus have developed an impact-diverting decal that, when affixed to a helmet, can significantly reduce the sharp ... the helmets of SFU's football tea... read more

Is Natural Gas Cleaner Than Coal? It Depends on Leaks—and There's a Huge One in the North Sea

But that doesn’t mean it can be ignored. Like carbon dioxide ... But if we replace gasoline cars with ones powered by natural gas in an effort to reduce oil consumption — as some like natural-gas tyco... 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

Want to Capture Carbon? Protect Old Trees

The new study suggests that protecting old growth forests may be just as important as planting new trees in efforts to reduce carbon dioxide levels and ... the slow but continuous growth of old trees ... read more



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