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Just Because You Have a ‘Mild’ Concussion Doesn’t Mean You’re OK

KQED—December 12, 2017

Researchers are studying concussion patients to determine which ones are at a higher risk of developing long-term cognitive problems, KQED reported. According to the article, there is difficulty in predicting who will fully recover and who will experience symptoms long after their injury.

HSS neurologist Teena Shetty, MD, who is not involved in the study, said that "unlike other neurological diseases, one cannot pinpoint the area of injury in a concussion".

She added that the study has "a tremendous potential to understand relationships between biomarkers, neuroimaging and cognitive data".

Read the full article at kqed.org

 

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