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Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

News Picture: Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Female athletes appear to be more likely than men to suffer concussions during their careers on the field, a new study suggests. The findings add to the existing evidence that female athletes may be more susceptible to concussions, even …

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Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines

Electrical Brain Stimulation May Strengthen Memory

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A simple vision test given on the sidelines can help identify athletes who’ve suffered a concussion, a new study finds. Researchers found that the test — known as the King-Devick, or K-D — was able to detect 79 percent …

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