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Sports brain injury may actually be an autoimmune phenomenon

U.S. medicos have proposed a radical new way of thinking about concussions and sub-concussive hits to the head that are linked to neurological disorders later in life (including the much-publicized chronic traumatic encephalopathy). They suggest that the brain degeneration observed among professional football players could result from an out-of-control immune response, similar to that which […]

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Those blinded by brain injury may still “see”




Even in a mad rush, we rarely knock over the box of cereal or glass of orange juice as we reach for our morning cup of coffee. Now, researchers at The University of Western Ontario believe they know how we perform this complex object avoidance. They say they have compelling evidence for the existence of […]




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