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Former star athletes agree to donate brains after death for concussion research

Three Olympians and a hockey pioneer have agreed to donate their brains to the Canadian Concussion Centre after their death to advance research on the effects of concussion in women.

Demand outstripping resources at mental health clinics for veterans

Demand for service has been outstripping the resources available to a network of mental-health clinics set up across the country to help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological trauma, an internal government report suggests.

One gram of fish oil a day could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis

Analyzing 68 previous studies in the field, researchers found that a low-dose supplement of fish oil (one and a half standard capsules) could result in pain reduction for patients with osteoarthritis and help improve their cardiovascular health.
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The pain puzzle: Discussing the contributors to pain experience

The neurofunctional operating system is a science-based methodology to assess and treat individuals complaining of pain with movement. Its foundation is the contemporary neurofunctional model of pain. Despite having a better understanding of the neurofunctional contributors to the pain experience, we still need to localize in order to be able to treat, which is the beginning of all our clinical needs. We need to understand the dysfunction and to select the best interventions available to restore the lost adaptability. » Read more...