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By On February 21st, 2019

CTE may start developing as early as high school

Because it takes so long for the telltale symptoms to appear, many think of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) as something that is only a concern for older athletes or veterans. This is furthered by the fact that CTE can only be officially diagnosed in autopsies after death. Despite this, researchers from Boston University School of…

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By On February 19th, 2019

Rebel Wilson reveals she suffered a concussion, but not how you would think

In the new film, “Isn’t It Romantic”, Rebel Wilson’s character Natalie experiences something strangely common in movies. She suffers a terrible brain injury that miraculously helps improve her life – albeit with some creative twists that help turn this trope on its head. On set, however, Wilson learned first-hand just how non-romantic concussions can be.…

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By On February 5th, 2019

Aerobic exercise may speed up concussion recovery

Sometimes it feels like everyone is telling you to do opposite things after a concussion. Some doctors and experts stress that rest is essential, while others will say it is important to gradually return to activity. The problem is that some research suggests that a gradual return can actually speed up a person’s recovery but…

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