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October 31, 2018
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Atomic Magnetometer Could Have Biomedical, Navigation Applications

Measuring very small changes in the brain’s magnetic fields could lead to a better understanding of maladies such as epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury, but the equipment used for such measurements today is bulky and expensive. Scientists … Continue reading

September 12, 2016
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The Election Basar 2016 – Good bye Hillary Clinton!

Democrats need a new candidate, desperately. A sick Hillary Clinton offers no prospect even for a head-to-head competition with the Republican candidate Donald Trump, let alone if there’s any chance to winning the November election.

March 6, 2015
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WHACK! Study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

As debate increases about whether female lacrosse players should wear headgear, a new study reports measurements of the accelerations that stick blows deliver to the head. The study also measured the dampening effect of various kinds of headgear. PROVIDENCE, R.I. … Continue reading

January 4, 2014
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How a Concussion Can Lead to Depression Years Later

After brain injury, cells on ‘high alert’ prolong immune response, affecting behavior COLUMBUS, Ohio – A head injury can lead immune-system brain cells to go on “high alert” and overreact to later immune challenges by becoming excessively inflammatory – a … Continue reading

May 12, 2013
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Anatomy of a Blast: Researchers Develop Sensor System to Assess the Effects of Explosions on Soldiers

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are becoming a global problem for the U.S. armed forces. To prevent injuries to soldiers and provide better care to those who are injured, the U.S. military is striving to better understand how blasts impact the … Continue reading

March 26, 2013
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UCLA Relies on Breakthrough ‘Big Data’ Technology from IBM To Help Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Bedside Early-Warning System from IBM and Excel Medical Electronics Can Analyze Large Amounts of Data in Real Time to Predict Dangerous Changes in a Patient’s Condition Armonk, N.Y. and Los Angeles, CA – 26 Mar 2013: IBM, and Excel Medical … Continue reading

January 24, 2013
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UCLA Study First to Image Concussion-Related Abnormal Brain Proteins in Retired NFL Players

Technique may lead to earlier diagnosis, tracking of brain disorders in athletes Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former … Continue reading