Tag: concussion

Blood test might help reduce unnecessary CT scans after traumatic brain...

A high sensitivity blood test might help doctors rule out traumatic intracranial injuries like brain haemorrhage and contusion before resorting to CT scanning, according...

New blood test detects traumatic brain injury—not concussion

A new blood test approved by the Food and Drug Administration is being characterised by the agency and news reports as a way to...

FDA authorises marketing of first blood test to aid in the...

The US Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first blood test to evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly referred to...

MMA fighters, boxers may have signs of long-term brain injury in...

Boxers and mixed martial arts fighters may have markers of long-term brain injury in their blood, according to a study presented at the American...

Women may be at higher risk for sports-related concussion than men

Female athletes are 50% more likely than male athletes to have a sports-related concussion, according to a preliminary study released to be presented at the...

BrainScope launches Ahead 300 device for objective assessment of mild head...

BrainScope has announced the market release of its flagship Ahead 300 product, and will initiate a limited launch to a select group of thought...

Impact Applications partners with UK’s Football Association to improve brain injury...

Impact Applications has agreed a new partnership with the UK’s Football Association (FA) to enhance the brain injury testing procedures for the football governing...

Playing in the NFL may be associated with localised brain injury

The resident immune cells of the central nervous system—microglia—are thought to play a role in the brain’s response to injury and other neurodegenerative processes....

FDA clears BrainScope’s Ahead 300 device for assessing traumatic brain injury

BrainScope has announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company to market the Ahead 300, its most advanced...