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Posts Tagged ‘concussion outcomes’

By On November 23rd, 2015

Genetics May Make Concussion Recovery More Difficult

When you experience a concussion, few things are certain. You are likely, but not guaranteed to experience a number of symptoms, and they may come on immediately or develop over the course of a few days. Adding even more uncertainty to the mix, the time it takes to recover from a concussion can take anywhere…

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By On March 4th, 2015

Imaging Test Finds New Potential Biomarker For Concussion Outcome

A new imaging study claims to have found another potential new biomarker for predicting outcomes of individuals after brain injuries. According to the findings published in JAMA Neurology, cerebral blood flow recovery in the brain may be a useful sign indicating the likelihood for positive outcomes. Animal studies have shown reduced cerebral blood flow (CBF)…

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By On August 14th, 2014

Where You Got Hit On The Head Doesn’t Influence Concussion Outcomes

Researchers say impact location has little effect on concussion outcome according to the findings of their study on football player-to-player collisions. “A more complete understanding of concussions in high school football is needed to assist clinicians in diagnosing and managing concussed athletes,” wrote Zachary Y. Kerr, PhD, MPH, of the University of North Carolina at…

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