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Training Program Seeks to Confront Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

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Roughly 10 percent of American households live with an individual with a neurodevelopmental disability, every day grappling with the emotional, logistical, and financial burdens brought on by these conditions. Specifically, 2010 data from the U.S. Census shows that approximately 1.2 million American …

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CHOP Concussion Specialist Receives Prestigious NIH Award

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health. A concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) expert, Dr. Cohen has been investigating using an amino acid-based dietary therapy to mitigate TBIs’ long-t …

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Following Traumatic Brain Injury, Amino Acids Relieve Sleep Problems

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Every year in the U.S., an estimated 2 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI), accounting for a major cause of disability across all age groups. Although 75 percent of reported TBI cases are milder forms such as concussion, even concussion may cause chronic neurological impairments, in …

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