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Study: To improve brain health you need BOTH aerobic and cognitive exercise

Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits: “Cognitive brain training improves executive function whereas aerobic activity improves memory, according to new Center for BrainHealth research at The University of Texas…

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Coming out of the dark

Not long ago, rehabilitation professionals emphasized rest in darkened rooms for clients recovering from concussion. After recent research largely discredited that “rest cure” approach, they now emphasize a measured return…

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Patients with traumatic brain injuries need effective cognitive neuroscience-based therapies

Patients with traumatic brain injuries are not benefiting from recent advances in cognitive neuroscience research - and they should be, scientists report in a special issue of Current Opinion in…

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New research on hockey-related brain injuries suggests recovery time may be longer than thought

As the minor hockey season shifts into playoff mode across British Columbia, there is yet more alarming medical evidence of the extent of the brain injuries that Canada’s game inflicts…

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