Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease: Five things to know

Alzheimer's disease, a devastating neuro-degenerative condition that causes dementia, affects more than 30 million people worldwide and remains an illness for which there is no cure.

Neuroscience

Diagnosing sports-related concussions may be harder than thought

The tool being used to diagnose concussions might be overestimating the condition and wrongly identifying symptoms like fatigue and neck pain caused from intense exercise and not a brain injury, according to Rutgers researchers. ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rugby study identifies new method to diagnose concussion using saliva

A University of Birmingham-led study of top-flight UK rugby players—carried out in collaboration with the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Premiership Rugby, and Marker Diagnostics—has identified a method of accurately diagnosing ...

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