Use Your Head Wisely: Sports And Concussions

With the news of Aaron Hernandez’s post-mortem brain autopsy being recently released, the sports community and general public are starting to wonder if the hard-hits of football and other sports are causing longer-term damage than we once believed. Researchers at Boston University found evidence of serious chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the worst that they had…
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The Invisible Injury

Every sport has common injuries. Gymnastics has wrist and back problems , football had ACL  tears, basketballs has sprained ankles. Of course those injuries overlap into other sports, but another injury that they all have in common, along with many other sports, are concussions. Concussions are tricky because unlike a broken arm, you can’t see…
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I Have Concussion. I Need To Recover.

Nowadays, concussion occurs so often in many sports, such as football, cycling, baseball, basketball, and water sports, etc. It would be great if its negative impact to the brain is reduced by increasing its occurrence. Unfortunately, we can’t “adapt” to concussion and recover faster by increasing its occurrence.   It’s actually the opposite!   Therefore,…
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Alzheimer’s Disease: I Don’t Want To Get Aging

Alzheimer is a common disease, related to aging. A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. It’s scary to think of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.   How can we prevent developing AD, when we get older?   Cause of Alzheimer’s disease Many studies…
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Death Before Death: Alzheimer’s Disease

The ability to think is quite remarkable, and one that we often take for granted. It enables us to make decisions, to express our concerns, to giggle at our favorite jokes, to share memories, to express our love for one another…   And yet, here we are: every 66 seconds, this is taken away from…
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