March 8, 2016
Diagnosing concussions in children has been known to be difficult, but Canadian doctors have pioneered a new diagnostic system that predicts recovery time with 93% accuracy. Factors considered in the new test include demographics, medical history, initial symptoms, and a physical exam, including a balance test.
Medscape Medical News
February 10, 2016
A new study shows that concussions due to everyday and recreational activities triple long term suicide risk. When concussions occur on the weekend, they are associated with a four-fold increase in long term suicide risk. This article suggests that it is important for health care professionals, as well as people who have suffered from concussions, to be aware of the depression warning signs and get the help that is needed.