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Posts Tagged ‘brain injury diagnosis’

By On November 9th, 2015

New Blood Test Could Improve Concussion Diagnosis Accuracy

Currently, diagnosing children with a concussion is usually based entirely on subjective symptoms such as vomiting, balance, issues, headaches, or vision issues. However, this diagnosis method leaves much to be desired. It can be highly inaccurate and frequently give no indication of the true severity of the injury. However, researchers say they have found a…

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By On July 28th, 2014

A New Report Claims Three Brain Injury Tests Identify 100 Percent of Concussions

New research claims that a battery of three tests are able to detect 100 percent of concussions that occur during a football game and assumedly any similarly brutal sporting event. The study, published in the journal Neurology: Clinical Practice, evaluated 217 athletes on University of Florida’s football, women’s lacrosse, and wome’s soccer teams over the…

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By On May 16th, 2013

Headset Identifies Brain Trauma With Electromagnetic Waves

A headset that identifies oedemas and haematomas in brain trauma patients through the sending and receiving of electromagnetic signals is the latest solution to the traumatic brain injury epidemic sweeping the country. This specific product hopes to provide a fast and cheap diagnosis method for those in rural areas who may not have access to…

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