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Article ID: 703707

Big Data and Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques Used to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

Case Western Reserve University

Rong Xu, PhD, recently received a total of $5 million for two projects that will use big data methods for a comprehensive look at a range of factors that may inform the mechanism of Alzheimer’s and related dementia.

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12-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703641

Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland to Play 2019 Cortaca Jug Football Game at MetLife Stadium

Ithaca College

The Division III football rivalry between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland will reach new heights in 2019, when the annual Cortaca Jug game moves to MetLife Stadium — home to the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets. Once referred to by Sports Illustrated as “the biggest little game in the nation,” the contest will take place at the invitation of the New York City Chapter of the National Football Foundation (NFF).

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8-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Article ID: 703498

Rushing Children to Specialize in One Sport May Not Be Best Path to Success

Penn State College of Medicine

It may be tempting for parents or coaches to urge young children to specialize in one sport early on to help maximize their chance at making it to the big leagues, but that might not be the best path to success.

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6-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703199

Deconstructing Crowd Noise at College Basketball Games

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

With thousands of fans, college basketball games can be almost deafeningly loud. Some arenas have decibel meters, which can provide some indication of the noise generated. Researchers at Brigham Young University wanted to see whether machine learning algorithms could pick out patterns within the raw acoustical data that indicated the crowd’s mood, thereby providing clues as to what was happening in the game itself. They’ll present at the Acoustical Society of America's 176th Meeting, Nov. 5-9.

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1-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 703310

Youth TBI Laws Promote Head Injury Evaluation in Emergency Department

Nationwide Children's Hospital

To help reduce the effects of TBIs in youth sports, all 50 states and the District of Columbia enacted state youth TBI laws between 2009 and 2014. A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined the effectiveness of these laws by looking at sports and recreation mild TBI (mTBI)-related emergency department (ED) visits for children ages 5 to 18 years before and after TBI legislation was enacted in each state.

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5-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703231

Eric LeGrand Visits Team Members at Hackensack University Medical Center Who Saved his Life after Tragic Accident during Football Game

Hackensack Meridian Health

October 16, 2010 is a day that Eric J. LeGrand will never forget. At the time, he was a college football defensive tackle for Rutgers University. During a game against Army at MetLife Stadium, Eric suffered a severe spinal cord injury.

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1-Nov-2018 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 703211

Study Finds Tennis Elbow Treatments Provide Little to No Benefit

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

In the largest analysis to date, researchers and clinicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have compared the efficacy and safety of non-surgical treatment options for tennis elbow – also called enthesopathy of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (eECRB).

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1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 703209

The Medical Minute: Consider physical therapy before being sidelined by sports injury

Penn State Health

Both professional and amateur athletes often end up in physical therapy after an injury. But recently, there has been a shift toward proactive physical therapy. Here's why.

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1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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