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How Brain Imaging Can Change Your Life

Innovation is a brain function that is dependent upon the physical health of your brain. In Dr. Amen’s TEDx talk he discusses how your brain is involved in everything you do. How…

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Abnormally Low Blood Flow Indicates Damage to NFL Players’ Brains

Researchers used sophisticated neuroimaging and powerful predictive analytics to reveal decreased blood flow in specific brain regions and correlate these findings with cognitive and behavioral impairment, according to a new…

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Burning More Calories Associated with Greater Gray Matter Volume in Brain, Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Whether they jog, swim, garden or dance, physically active older persons have larger gray matter volume in key brain areas responsible for memory and cognition, according to a new study…

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USC Legend Anthony Davis Hopes To Help Chris Brymer Get CTE Evaluation

ABC7 brought to light the story of Chris Brymer, the former star athlete at USC and ex-Dallas Cowboy who is now homeless. His family and ex-wife are questioning whether brain…

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Pioneering Research at Amen Clinics Highlighted in Discover Magazine as 19th of 100 Top Stories in Science for 2015

The prestigious January/February 2016 issue of Discover Magazine lists the replicated pioneering research conducted at Amen Clinics at #19 out of the 100 top stories in Science for 2015 Just…

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SPECT distinguishes TBI, PTSD in broad population

SPECT is once again showing its value by distinguishing the fine line between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) in nonmilitary patients, which should lead to better…

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Impaired cognitive function in overweight former football players

Retired football players who are overweight may have greater cognitive deficits than their healthy weight counterparts, suggests a study published online this week in Translational Psychiatry. The results imply that…