Newsy (Mar. 28, 2016) A study found the brain releases a protein into the bloodstream after it's injured. Doctors can now detect that protein to diagnose concussions.
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AFP (Feb. 5, 2013) The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose ... watch video
AP (Aug. 19, 2014) Four Texas high school football programs are trying out an experimental system designed to diagnose concussions on the field. The technology is in response to growing concern over head trauma in ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 29, 2014) U.S. President Barack Obama called for more robust research into youth concussions, saying "we don't have solid" numbers on the scope of the problem. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AP (June 25, 2014) Former Indianapolis Colts player Ben Utecht gave an impassioned plea to U.S. Senators Wednesday asking for more funding into brain injury research. The Super Bowl winner says the rest of his NFL ... watch video
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May 2, 2016 Concussions in high school football had the highest average number of reported symptoms and high school football players had the highest proportion of concussions with a return-to-play time of at ... read more
Mar. 1, 2016 Amid the heightened awareness of concussion-related brain damage among professional football players, a new study reports that researchers can predict cognitive outcomes long after the players have ... read more
May 4, 2015 A slight majority of concussions happened during youth football games but most concussions at the high school and college levels occurred during practice, according to a new ... read more
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