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Apr

2019

Some surprising causes of memory loss

While some think that forgetfulness is nothing to worry about, memory loss usually accompanies other health issues. Some causes are more unexpected than others, and it is something that anyone can experience at any point in their lives. Dr. Curtis Cripe, the director of research at neuroengineering company NTL Group shares how memory loss can […]

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2
Mar

2019

Common causes of brain injury and damage

Brain injury can happen to anyone at any given time, and it is caused by a wide array of accidents or forms of violence. According to the Brain Injury Institute of America, 1.7 million people suffer from a brain injury every single year. Dr. Curtis Cripe, head of research at the NTL Group, enumerates some […]

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21
Feb

2019

Dr. Curtis Cripe on Deep Space Travel for Astronauts

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is tasked with research and probe into deep space. Currently, NASA is focus on the exploration of Mars. As different space agencies gear up to travel to the moon and further afield, to Mars, the safety of the explorers, the astronauts, is the most crucial aspect of deep […]

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21
Jan

2019

Dr. Curtis Cripe Health Corner | The How’s and Why’s of Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports

Athletes are often subjected to mental stress, whatever their field in sports are. However, due to recent incidents and issues on their effects, the focus now is more on physical damage to the brain. Dr. Curtis Cripe, an expert on brain-related injuries and remediation, believes that proper knowledge adds a layer of security for athletes […]

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23
Dec

2018

Dr. Curtis Cripe on Chemobrain

Chemotherapy is one of the most effective treatments for cancer survival. By 2026, it is estimated there will be over 20 million cancer survivors.  This is truly great news.  But with this astounding survival rate, comes a different problem, cognitive impairment due to on-going or long term chemotherapy treatment. Studies indicate between 17% – 75% […]

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23
Nov

2018

Dr. Curtis Cripe Health Corner | How Brain Injuries and Substance Abuse Are Related

Brain injuries can be debilitating physically, especially if they are severe enough. However, experts like Dr. Curtis Cripe believes that aside from the physical dangers, brain injuries also add another hazard for the patient – the high risk of substance abuse. Functionally related Physiologically, having trauma injuries are crippling enough that they can cause sections […]

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