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Why Playing Sports Is Important
Dr. Gail Rosseau of NorthShore University HealthSystem is a board-certified neurological surgeon...I’m behind athletics in general for kids. I think there’s very good evidence that if we want young...
How To End the Vicious Cycle of Stress and Anxiety
"These medications are generally as effective in patients with MS as in the general population," says Dr. Afif Hentati, a neurologist and MS specialist with NorthShore...And they are safe for use by those with MS as well...
Baseball and the brain: New danger in concussion crisis?
At least part of that decline may be traced to the high rate of concussions in football, said Dr. Julian Bailes, co-director of the Neurological Institute NorthShore University HealthSystem. Football has borne the brunt of the attention...but concussions aren’t just a problem with football or boys’ sports...
Use it, don’t lose it: A workout plan for your brain
With diagnoses of dementia on the rise, it’s important to stay vigilant and regularly activate your memory, reasoning and communication skills. While it’s true there is no cure for dementia, the notion that little can be done to delay its onset is false...
Damage From Concussions Lasts Up to Four Months
Dr. Julian Bailes, who was not involved in the study, is a pioneer in research on CTE, and is currently working with other researchers to identify CTE in the brains of former NFL players while they’re still alive...
Former players want in on CTE study
Dr. Julian Bailes, co-director of the NorthShore Neurological Institute...said he anticipates Evanston Hospital will be the second venue for testing and that others will follow...
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