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Posts Tagged ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’

By On November 30th, 2012

Popular Supplement Shows No Benefits in Tests

The road to a consistent brain injury treatment faces another setback after a major study has found that a supplement the U.S. military had hoped would help wounded troops offers zero benefits. The supplement is already available online and in stores, marketed as a memory booster. It has also been employed across the globe to…

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By On November 22nd, 2012

Low Level Head Impacts Could Still Have Negative Effects

A small study of soccer players suggests that repetitive hits to the head below the threshold for causing a traumatic brain injury may still result in changes to the brain’s white matter. Soccer players regularly hit the ball with their head to direct it, which is referred to as “heading the ball” or a “header.”…

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