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By On May 15th, 2013

Study Shows Proof The Brain Heals By Re-Wiring Itself

New research from American and Australian scientists shows that the brain attempts to heal and make up for lost functioning after damage by creating complex new circuits, often far from the site of the damage. The study, lead by Dr. Moriel Zelikowsky and Dr. Michael Fanselow from UCLA, working with Dr. Bryce Vissel from Sydney’s…

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By On March 26th, 2013

Concussions May Cause Emotional Problems In Children

The long-term link between repeated brain injuries and anxiety, depression, and behavioral problems is well established, but it appears children with sports-related concussions don’t have to grow up to deal with these types of issues in the months after their injury. The study was lead by Ivet Hartonian, MD, from UCLA, who presented it at…

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