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CT Scans Can Miss Certain Types Of Concussion. A New Blood Test May Change All That

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Published on August 26, 2019 - Duration: 00:46s

CT Scans Can Miss Certain Types Of Concussion. A New Blood Test May Change All That

Some head injuries are picked up by standard screening methods, but others go completely undetected.

Milder concussions, such as those sustained on the football field, can cause longer-term problems if they go undiagnosed.

According to UPI, Florida researchers are developing a blood test to locate sub concussions in the brain.

The test detects protein biomarkers indicating brain injuries that CT scans normally miss.

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