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By On September 20th, 2017

Smartphone app may diagnose brain injuries based on just your eyes

A team of researchers, computer scientists, and engineers say they have created a powerful tool to quickly identify concussions soon after they happen, and you likely have the technology in your pocket already. The team says they have developed an app called PupilScreen capable of using the average smartphone camera to track imperceptible changes in…

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By On June 26th, 2017

Stanford football team uses VR to catch concussions as they happen

Concussions remain one of the most pressing issues for the world of football, with no easy answers in sight. To help protect their players, many leagues and teams of all levels have been turning to advanced technology like high-tech helmets, collision monitoring systems, and computerized concussion assessment tools designed to identify concussions when they happen.…

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By On December 28th, 2016

Diagnosing Brain Injuries With a Hearing Test?

Scientists are looking everywhere imaginable in the hunt for an objective test for concussions. Most studies have focused on advanced imaging techniques and blood tests, but there are other ways researchers are attempting to scientifically diagnose brain injuries. One such attempt may be onto something, as a small study published in the journal Scientific Reports…

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By On November 14th, 2016

Could a Blood Test Soon Be Used To Detect Concussions?

Researchers have been hard at work identifying potential biomarkers for concussions in hopes that one day a blood test may be used to diagnose brain injuries quickly and accurately. Now, a small Canadian study suggests that dream may come true in the not too distant future. The study, published in the journal Metabolomics, suggests a…

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By On October 6th, 2016

High-Tech Goggles Could Diagnose Concussions Without Baseline Testing

Over the past few years, several unique tests have emerged that can help diagnose concussions accurately and reliably. Each test has its strengths and weaknesses, but these tests have made it easier for medical professionals to quickly assess injured athletes, service members, and other injured individuals in any environment. A team of researchers believes they…

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By On April 20th, 2016

Could This Ultrasound Helmet Be Used To Diagnose Concussions?

A new test using ultrasound waves to diagnose concussions may soon make it easier and cheaper to accurately evaluate brain injuries immediately after they happen, according to research presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th Annual Meeting this month. The researchers from Neural Analytics have designed a portable helmet capable of quickly and accurately…

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