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Mayo Clinic Neurologist Joins President Obama’s Dialogue on Concussions

PHOENIX —  David Dodick, M.D., a neurologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and an expert in concussion care and research, joined other medical experts and President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., at the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit today. The summit is a White House initiative to [...]

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Mayo Clinic y Athletes' Performance inician trabajo conjunto en Medicina del Deporte y Rendimiento Humano

PHOENIX, Arizona — 3 de julio de 2013.   Mayo Clinic y Athletes' Performance anunciaron hoy la firma de una carta de compromiso para colaborar en el avance de la salud proactiva y del rendimiento deportivo. La colaboración abarcará investigación y desarrollo, soluciones integradas para el rendimiento, diagnósticos avanzados, acceso a [...]

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Científicos de Mayo Clinic desarrollan examen para medir la gravedad de las conmociones cerebrales

SAN DIEGO, California — 20 de marzo de 2013.  Los neurólogos de Mayo Clinic en Arizona dieron un paso esperanzador hacia el descubrimiento de un examen que permite sustentar el diagnóstico de conmoción cerebral. La investigación reveló que el análisis del reflejo autonómico, que mide los cambios involuntarios en la [...]

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Mayo Clinic hosts concussion film premiere by Oscar-nominated director

MEDIA ADVISORY PHOENIX – Mayo Clinic will host a special sneak preview of the highly anticipated documentary, Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis. WHEN - Saturday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. WHERE - the Phoenix campus of Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard. BACKGROUND – From the acclaimed director Steve James [...]

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Mayo Clinic realiza exámenes para conmoción cerebral en cuarenta mil estudiantes deportistas de Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — 6 de julio de 2012.  Más de 40 000 estudiantes deportistas de Arizona aprovecharon el primer año de existencia del programa de Mayo Clinic para obtener valores basales para la conmoción cerebral mediante evaluaciones computarizadas. Esa cantidad corresponde a casi el 40 por ciento de aproximadamente 100 [...]

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 Concussions and Getting Back in the Game (pkg.)

Mayo Clinic neurologist, David Dodick, M.D., says, “Concussion is a major public health priority that transcends age, gender and sport.” So recognizing the signs and symptoms, evaluating athletes and then knowing when it’s safe to return to the field or court is crucial. It’s also important to understand the short-and [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Rest is important after a concussion

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What happens to the brain when someone suffers a concussion? Do concussions increase the risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? ANSWER: A concussion is a brain injury that changes the way your brain functions. The effects of most concussions are not long-lasting. But to avoid permanent damage, it is important to [...]

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It's TIME for a #migrainechat

   DO YOU HAVE MIGRAINES OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO DOES?  Join @TIME's @AliceParkNY for a #migrainechat - Thursday Aug. 29th, 1 to 2 p.m. ET Mayo Clinic neurologist @daviddodick is participating, along with specialists from other medical institutions, the @AANPublic and the @ahsheadache.   Topics will include:   Long-term effects of migraines How [...]

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