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After concussion, teen girls may take longer to heal than boys

1 year, 3 days ago
NEW YORK: Female adolescent athletes may take more than twice as long to recover from concussions as their male counterparts, a small study suggests. Researchers examined data on 110 male and 102 female athletes, ranging in age from 11…

US high school soccer concussions on the rise

1 year, 9 months ago
WASHINGTON: As soccer has soared in popularity in recent decades, concussion rates for youth players have also surged, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on high school soccer players from 2005 to 2014 and found…

Brain wave: using sound to diagnose concussion

1 year, 9 months ago
PARIS: From blows to the head on the sports field, to car crashes and playground falls, concussion is a common brain injury notoriously difficult to diagnose -- until now, researchers said Thursday. A US-based team unveiled a fast,…