News tagged with traumatic injury

On-field blood test can diagnose sports concussions

A brain protein, S100B, which may soon be detected by a simple finger-stick blood test, accurately distinguishes a sports-related concussion from sports exertion, according to a study of college athletes in Rochester, N.Y., ...

Jan 08, 2014
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NIH, NFL team up to take on concussion research

(HealthDay)—The U.S. National Institutes of Health is teaming up with the National Football League on research into the long-term effects of repeated head injuries and improving concussion diagnosis.

Dec 16, 2013
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Confronting secondary injuries from brain trauma

Every day, thousands of people nationwide are hospitalized or treated in emergency rooms as a result of traumatic brain injuries, from mild concussions to the most severe cases. Yet the initial incident may not be the sole ...

Dec 10, 2013
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