traumatic brain injury

CIA officer from bin Laden hunt to lead Havana Syndrome probe as cases rise

Enlarge / Picture of the US embassy in Havana, taken on October 3, 2017. Getty | YAMIL LAGE An undercover Central Intelligence Agency officer who helped hunt down Osama bin Laden will now lead the agency task force charged with investigating the mysterious health incidents that continue to plague US personnel, according to a report …

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What happens to the brain on sudden impact? Egg yolks could hold the answer

Download video A rotational deceleration experiment with egg yolk, using an egg scrambler and measuring the soft matter deformation, to find possible answers about concussions. A growing number of professional football players have been diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), likely the result of suffering repeated concussions or similar repetitive brain trauma …

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