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Posts Tagged ‘gender differences in concussion’

By On December 21st, 2017

Female soccer players show more brain damage than male players

When it comes to concussions, it is starting to look like women may have it a lot worse off than men. Research has suggested women may be more susceptible to brain injuries, and could take longer to recover. Now, an unpublished study presented at the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington, D.C., indicates that…

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By On November 29th, 2017

New study may explain concussion risk differences in men and women

While male-dominated sports like football and boxing receive most of the attention when it comes to concussions, a growing body of evidence suggests that women actually face significantly more risk for brain injuries. Recent findings would indicate that females are at least 50% more likely to experience brain injuries compared to males. As these disparities…

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