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Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Lead to Long-term Neurological and Psychiatric disorders

Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children, and rates of injury have increased over the past decade. According to a study being presented at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, these injuries have long-term consequences; found children who experience traumatic brain injury are at higher risk of developing a headache, depression, and mental or intellectual disorders up to five years after the event

Jump into Plyometrics—The Exercises to Power Muscles

Plyometrics is not a new technique, but it's getting renewed attention because of its value as a training tool, the American Council on Exercise explains. Its original name, jump training, describes its focus. Movements are similar to those used in downhill skiing, basketball, and even tennis. So it's a great way to train for those sports, but almost anyone can benefit

New Brain Imaging Research Shows That When We Expect Something to Hurt it Does

Expect a shot to hurt and it will probably, even if the needle is not really so painful. Brace for a second shot and you'll likely flinch again, even though-second time around-you should know better. That's the takeaway of a new brain imaging study published in the journal  Nature Human Behavior which found that expectations about pain intensity can become self-fulfilling prophecies. Surprisingly, those false expectation scans persist even when reality repeatedly demonstrates otherwise, the study found