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CranioSacral Therapy – Brain Inflammation, Head Trauma & NFL

The study discusses research focused on NFL player’s head trauma; however, singular events are also discussed – “these cells kick into high gear in people who sustain a single severe blow to the head, and that this may be associated with cognitive impairment (Ramlackhansingh et al., 2011). Researchers theorize that after brain injury, chronic inflammation contributes to cellular and structural damage, leading to depression and cognitive decline.”

http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/nfl-players-brain-inflammation-may-persist-years-after-head-trauma




New Insight Into How Alzheimer’s Begins

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston offers important insight into how Alzheimer’s disease begins within the brain. The researchers found a relationship between inflammation, a toxic protein and the onset of the disease. The study also identified a way that doctors can detect early signs of Alzheimer’s by looking at the back of patients’ eyes.

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