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Posts Tagged ‘female concussions’

By On November 21st, 2016

Why Are Women Being Left Out Of Brain Injury Research?

There is plenty of evidence suggesting women are more vulnerable to concussions and may even respond differently to traumatic brain injury, but you wouldn’t realize that by looking at most studies on brain injury. STAT News recently explored why women are woefully underrepresented in brain injury research despite higher concussion rates and more severe and…

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By On April 16th, 2013

What Is The Cause of the Gender Gap in Concussions

While almost all of the coverage about traumatic brain injury lately seems to focus on well-paid adult males, there are many more young men and women suffering concussions during competitive sports. Women have been a steadily increasing part of the athletic world, and these young women are also suffering a significant number of the brain injuries on…

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