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By On January 3rd, 2019

FDA Approves New No-Baseline Concussion Test

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new non-invasive concussion test that promises to diagnose brain injuries without prior baseline testing by using a four-minute eye tracking test. With this approval, the test known as EyeBOX has become the first no-baseline concussion approved for marketing. One of the biggest hurdles in diagnosing brain…

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By On December 20th, 2018

Non-concussive head impacts may still cause vision problems

One of the least recognized but perhaps most disruptive symptoms after a concussion is vision impairment. While some experience difficulty focusing their eyes after a brain injury, others say they can’t stand to be around harsh lights. However, it appears it may not require a full-on clinical concussion to cause vision issues. A new study…

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By On December 10th, 2018

New research suggests dialysis may cause progressive brain injury

Treatment for kidney failure may soon involve brain injury management, as a new study shows that dialysis is linked to short-term ‘cerebral stunting’ and long-term progressive brain injury when undergoing years of treatment. For those not eligible or years away from a kidney transplant, the findings provide a clear need for better neurologic monitoring and…

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