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Are We Genetically Predisposed to Suffer a Brain Injury?

A UK attorney has written an interesting blog about whether some are pre-disposed to brain injuries. Stephanie Price of Bolt Burdon Kemp focused specifically on “advancements in medical research that may aid us in identifying when an individual could be more likely to suffer a brain injury and how that may impact upon the decisions…
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New AMA Policy Aims to Reduce Risk of Concussion in Youth Sports

The American Medical Association (AMA) voted yesterday to adopt policies “aimed” at reducing the risk of concussions in young athletes. The new policy addresses the need for prompt diagnosis and appropriate concussion management plans in treating sports-related concussions, acccording to the AMA. The AMA’s newly adopted policy supports requiring youth athletes who are suspected of…
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The 12th Annual Sports Concussion, Traumatic Brain And Spine Injury Conference Set for May

The Harvard University Medical School will host the12th Annual Sports Concussion, Traumatic Brain And Spine Injury Conference at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center in Boston May 14-15. This course “will focus on the basic science and clinical management of traumatic brain injury (TBI), chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and spinal cord injury. The first day, added this year,…
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