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Brain injury detection app to undergo second round of testing

A voice-analysis program run on a tablet could help high school and youth coaches recognize concussions on the sidelines of football and other high-impact sport games. Read article Advertisements

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Variants of SLC6A4 in depression risk following severe TBI

This study suggests a unique injury- and temporally-specific interaction between TBI and genetic risk for depression. Read article

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New ‘Consciousness Meter’ Could Aid Brain-Injury Treatments

A new technique that can determine a person’s level of consciousness could benefit patients who have suffered brain damage. Read article

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Reebok introduces concussion technology

Created in partnership by Reebok and the tech company MC10 Inc., CheckLight measures how dramatically an athlete’s head moved upon impact. Read article

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Device company building handheld scanner to detect brain bleeds using infrared technology

The Infrascanner Model 2000 is a portable device that screens for intracranial bleeding to determine whether patients need a CT scan and immediate attention. Read article

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Earbuds Ping Your Head to Measure Swelling on Your Brain

If your brain is swelling, either due to infection or physical injury, you’re going to need these Headsense cranial monitors more than you need another hole in your head. Read article

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Prediction of on-road driving ability after traumatic brain injury

The results suggest that driving ability after brain damage and cerebral disease with no severe neurological deficits can be measured with a few distinctive neuropsychological tests together with medical examination and on-road assessment. Read article

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