Concussions

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Among college football players, number, severity of head impacts may affect risk for concussion.

Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race

Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race

Level of S100B up after sports-related concussion, especially within 4 hours of concussion.

Ivy League Rule Change Linked to Fewer Concussions During NCAA Football Games

Ivy League Rule Change Linked to Fewer Concussions During NCAA Football Games

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A 2016 experimental rule change in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Ivy League play has been linked to a reduction in concussions among players.

X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Advised for Children's Concussions

X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Advised for Children's Concussions

CT scans may be warranted in the case of vomiting, unconsciousness, and severe, worsening headaches.

Sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury

Sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury

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A traumatic brain injury can change physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning, which can include changes in the patient's sleeping patterns.

Managing concussion in primary care

Managing concussion in primary care

The incidence of concussion is increasing in children and adults, as is the demand for clinicians who can diagnose and treat both patient groups.

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