March 14, 2019
Mike and Eric get their brains probed live on air!
"...What is normal and what does a healthy brain look like? [...] What is a normal scan? [...] Every person's baseline [brain scan] is different [...] If you start to see changes, you can take interventions..."
February 24, 2019
New brain scan technology hopes to help troops with PTSD
"...San Diego-based Baslyne partnered with medical technology company WAVi to measure the strength and quickness of the brain’s response in members of the military. Together, the companies are using an electroencephalogram (EEG) to measure brain activity, combined with a specialized test to measure response to various tones..."
January 29, 2019
Portable EEG Makes 'Real Time' Call on Sports Concussions
"...We envision brain vital signs to be a standard, simple, and accessible tool in any sports setting or clinical setting, such as your local doctor's office or sporting venues..."
November 27, 2018
JSerra using new brain scan technology to improve safety for all of its athletes
"... 'The brain scan concept that we are able to do for the safety of the athletes is truly remarkable,' JSerra athletic director Chris Ledyard said in a statement on the school’s website. 'For the first time, an athlete will be able to refer to an objective measurement of brain activity as their standard of brain health, rather than the subjective measurements of the past.'..."
October 24 2018
New Developments in EEG Brain Scans Could Help Spot Mental Disorders “Early
"...Recent advances in electroencephalography (EEG) technology, which may one day be used to measure brain function throughout a patient’s lifespan, could encourage earlier diagnoses of common mental and neurological disorders..."
October 1, 2018
A look inside: Brain scans for teens part of groundbreaking concussion program
"...On Thursday, SUSD girls soccer players lined up at Walden Grove High School to undergo an electroencephalogram, or EEG, test. The tests will serve as a baseline; if they ever suffer a concussion, doctors will be able to determine when it is safe for them to return to play..."
August 30, 2018
Week 3 Hog Blog: Back to the Future
"...That’s why the entire Lincoln High football team is participating in a pilot program called “Protect the Brain Campaign.” In conjunction with the [Bridge to the Future] Foundation, this week, each Hornet football player underwent a 15-minute Electroencephalogram (EEG) test. While not a CTE scan, this FDA approved test helps establish a brainwave baseline which in turn, can help a medical or training staff determine when it’s safe for an athlete to return to action..."
August 15, 2018
WAVi scans help JSerra football take step forward in concussion prevention, education
"...With this testing completed prior to the start of the season, JSerra’s training staff will have results on the brain function of each student-athlete at an ordinary level, depicted by the firing of certain parts of the brain. Then, if an athlete suffers a blow to the head, the staff will be able to administer the test and compare the results to the original brain scan, providing a much more accurate representation of the athlete’s health..."
July 13, 2018
OC high school using brain scans to test for concussions in student-athletes
"... JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano will begin using a new brain-scanning technology to test for concussions..."