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By On May 12th, 2016

Age Differences Influence Concussion Impact Says New Report

Young football players are more likely to return to athletics less than a day after experiencing a concussion compared to those in high school or college-level athletics, according to a study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics. Younger athletes are at higher risk for concussions with longer recovery times and more severe symptoms, but the new…

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By On July 30th, 2015

A Blood Test May Be Able To Gauge Brain Injury Severity

Findings published in the Journal of Neurotrauma claim a new blood test can not only quickly identify traumatic brain injury, but also accurately determine the severity of the injury. If validated, these findings could improve emergency room concussion identification methods and help pinpoint patients who may benefit from extra therapy or experimental treatments. “Compared to…

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