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Blood levels of a protein may predict concussion outcomes
Blood levels of a protein may predict concussion outcomes (December 9, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Philadelphia - New findings published in the Journal of Neurotrauma finds that blood levels of a particular protein can predict post concussion symptoms and outcomes. Researchers studied 288 professional hockey players in Sweden. 28 of these players went on to suffer a concussion, 20 of whom had persistent concussion symptoms. In these players the researchers found elevated blood levels of the protein SNTF up to six days following their concussion.
 
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