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Tag: Brain Damage

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Retired NFL Players at Risk of Brain Damage

Former football players are likelier to suffer “cognitive deficits and depression as they grow older,” and to develop abnormalities in the size of brain matter and blood flow, compared with a healthy control group, a new study suggested.

Posted on Jan 8, 2013 READ MORE

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Teens: Smoke, Don’t Drink?

Teens who drink alcohol are more likely to damage brain tissue than those who use marijuana, a new study shows.

Posted on Dec 22, 2012 READ MORE


Soldiers and Doctors Struggle With Brain Injury

More and more troops are coming home from Iraq with brain damage, the result of repeated exposure to explosions, and doctors are having a difficult time keeping up. For many, the damage causes problems experts have never seen before and aren’t sure how to treat.

Posted on Sep 9, 2007 READ MORE

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