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Addressing Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

Addressing Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

Female athletes face a greater incidence of and longer recovery time from concussion compared with males.

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Head Impacts in Soccer Lead to Moderate to Severe CNS Symptoms

Head Impacts in Soccer Lead to Moderate to Severe CNS Symptoms

In future research, it will be important to examine whether more subtle, transient CNS changes occur in the absence of severe CNS symptoms.

Lingering Concussion Symptoms May Affect Driving Ability

Lingering Concussion Symptoms May Affect Driving Ability

Despite feeling recovered from their concussion, participants were likely to drive erratically.

Concussions May Accelerate Alzheimer's in At-Risk Populations

Concussions May Accelerate Alzheimer's in At-Risk Populations

In people who are genetically at-risk for Alzheimer's, concussions appear to accelerate brain changes associated with the disease.

Can Exercise Prevent Post-Concussive Symptoms?

Can Exercise Prevent Post-Concussive Symptoms?

Participants who performed light, moderate, or full-contact activity had a lower risk for postconcussive symptoms.

Therapeutic Hypothermia Beneficial in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury

Therapeutic Hypothermia Beneficial in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury

Children with TBI who underwent therapeutic hypothermia, however, experienced increased mortality and worse outcomes.

Blood Metabolites May Indicate Concussion

Blood Metabolites May Indicate Concussion

The authors have filed a patent application for their test.

Many States Lack Plans to Return Children to School After Concussion

Many States Lack Plans to Return Children to School After Concussion

Most laws focus specifically on athletes, however all athletes are students as well.

Preventing Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury

Preventing Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury

Nearly 80% of depressive symptoms occur within the first 6 months after TBI.

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Improve Deficits From Traumatic Brain Injury?

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Improve Deficits From Traumatic Brain Injury?

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life in patients with TBI.

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Levels of neurofilament light protein and amyloid β reflect CNS injury after repeated mild traumatic brain injury events.

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