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By On April 12th, 2017

Head Impact Sensors May Not Be As Useful As Advertised

As the threat of concussions and the associated long-term brain risks or repeated head trauma looming, many sports organizations are turning to new advanced technology in an attempt to keep their athletes safe. Most recently, this has included the growing use of impact measurement systems that claim to alert staff on the sidelines when a…

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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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