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PINK Concussions Partners with University of Glasgow to Further Concussion Reserch

Researchers at the University of Glasgow have announced a research partnership with the international charity PINK Concussions. Led by Dr Willie Stewart, the Glasgow Brain Injury Research Group hopes the partnership will bring much-needed attention to female brain injury research. Using the PINK Concussions’ #PINKBrainPledge, women in the UK will be encouraged to pledge to…
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No Surprise Here, Study Says Women Slower to Recover from Concussions

A new study, conducted by scientists at Taipei Medical University Shuang-Ho Hospital in New Taipei City, has revealed that women may have a tougher time recovering their memory than men after a concussion. The study relied upon functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans to study the brains of 30 men and 30 women. Neuropsychologist Dave…
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Provocative Story in the LA Times Highlights Risk of Concussion for Female Athletes

The Sunday Los Angeles Times tells the story of Lauren Holiday, a UCLA basketball player, who is showing the detrimental effects of multiple concussions during a playing career, and how female student athletes often get lost in the headlines of concussion issues in the professional sports ranks. “Holiday suffered her first three college head injuries in the…
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