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Canadian Sports Concussion Project Releases Montador, Forzani, and Anonymous Donor Brain Autopsy Results

Concussions affect people and their brains differently.  It bears repeating. The following was released today by the Canadian Sports Commission: “The results of three brain autopsies announced this week by the Krembil Neuroscience Centre’s Canadian Sports Concussion Project (CSCP) show the varying outcomes that can result in brains of former athletes who sustained multiple concussions.…
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Federal Judge Denies NHL’s Motion to Dismiss Concussion Suit

(Editor’s Note: Below is excerpt from the April Issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter. For more, please subscribe to the newsletter.) A federal judge from the Northern District of Minnesota denied the National Hockey League’s motion to dismiss a concussion injury lawsuit brought against the league by six former league players. The plaintiffs, who seek to…
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Girls Hockey Players More Susceptible to Concussions than Similarly Aged Boys Football Players

The venerable Globe and Mail of Toronto, quoting from Women’s Sports Foundation research, has reported that girls hockey players suffer concussions at a greater rate than their male counterparts on the football field. “Across all sports in the study, the highest rate of concussion was reported not by male football players, but by female hockey players,”…
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