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05 Apr

Sleep, Lifestyle Factors Affect Concussion Risk, Recovery

As published on PsychologyToday.com, April 4, 2016. Old school of thought once suggested to keep a person with a concussion awake, fearing the brain may just decide to quit during the slumber. But in fact, it’s quite the opposite. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine believe to have found ways to develop

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30 Mar

Insuring Sports Concussions: Give Proper Care a Future

XLNTbrain CEO Steve Lewis says traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors insurance needs should motivate providers to incorporate new practices, technology by Harry Kerasidis, MD Concussion care has been filibustering for years, often defaulting to a common phrase, “more research is needed.” Still, as the data pours in for evaluation and awareness escalates fears, concussions are

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24 Mar

Women May Suffer More Concussions: New Study Finds Gender Nuances

(Newswire.net — March 23, 2016) National Harbor, MD –Distinguishing gender differences can be hard enough, let alone adding concussion injury. But experts gathered on Feb. 27 at Georgetown University Medical Center for the first Research Summit on Female Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury, hosted in part by the NCAA Sports Science Institute, PINKconcussions, US Lacrosse

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10 Mar

3 Ways Most Concussion Protocols Fail

3 Ways Most Concussion Protocols Fail  Science shows sport concussion misnomers with gender differences, gaming the tests, and return-to-learn protocols are now being addressed with new technology, moving past “paper and pencil days” By Harry Kerasidis, MD The latest in concussion science shows previously used — although considered “standards” for many years — concussion protocols

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09 Mar

New Standard: Concussion Testing  with Annual Pediatric Exams

5 Basics Every Parent Should Expect By Harry Kerasidis, MD Recent changes to concussion protocols raise previous standards of clinical pediatric care. Pediatricians and Family Practitioners are now in position to adopt a new standard of care, which will have positive side effects for the patient and practice vitality. As a neurologist treating concussions for

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08 Mar

New White Paper Evaluates Scientific Validation of XLNTbrain Sport™ Concussion Protocol

(Newswire.net — March 8, 2016) National Harbor, Maryland –Assimilating position statements and guidelines from numerous sports and medical organizations, neurologist Dr. Harry Kerasidis, co-Founder and Medical Director of XLNTbrain LLC, authored the scientific rationale and application behind the online and mobile platform XLNTbrain Sport™ in a white paper available today. Dr. Kerasidis says the work

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10 Feb

Dr. Harry Kerasidis to Present Latest Findings at NCAA, Georgetown University First-Time Summit on Female Concussions

Today the Georgetown University Medical Center announced the speaking lineup for the first Research Summit on Female Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury, hosted in part by the NCAA Sports Science Institute, PINKconcussions, US Lacrosse and included neurologist and co-founder Harry Kerasidis, MD as a presenter. Dr. Kerasidis will share his latest findings based on the widely-reported

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02 Feb

Two Concussion Experts Join XLNTbrain Sport™ Science Advisory Board

XLNTBRAIN PROUDLY ANNOUNCES…Medical Advisor Dr. Alan Ashare, and Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer Adam Thomas establish new initiative to study concussion protocol implementation, advise on best practices TODAY ON NEWSWIRE — Two distinguished concussion experts, Dr. Alan Ashare and Adam Thomas, have joined the XLNTbrain LLC Science Advisory Board to study concussion protocol implementation and advise the company on advancing concussion

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02 Feb

Washington Post Asks Dr. Harry Kerasidis Common Concussion Conundrum

In a recent Washington Post report, a student athlete and family sued for their right to keep their son out of the state-mandated, seven-day concussion protocol so he could play in the following week’s state championship game. The parents claim he never lost consciousness, and did not suffer a concussion — despite appearing to be

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26 Jan

How Do You Recognize a Concussion? Important Tips From a Neurologist

“By being watchful for the signs and symptoms. This includes disorientation, imbalance, incoordination, confusion, headache, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. These can lead to problems with sleeping, problems with mood, and even problems with focus and memory.” — Harry Kerasidis, MD, neurologist with 25 years studying, treating concussion injuries. He is co-founder of

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