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Blood protein may serve as marker of concussion severity
 

Blood protein may serve as marker of concussion severity

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Study suggests blood level of brain protein tau may serve as a marker of concussion severity and help doctors assess athletes' readiness to return to play.
 
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11 Jan 2017 - General
 
Afaque Ali This study is talking about the use of tau protein as a potential biomarker to help to grade the severity of the concussion suffered by the players. I do not think the study was talking about any tests to confirm Alzheimer disease or concussion. Though Tau is often associated with Alzheimer disease, this is not even the subject of this article study. The diagnosis of these two conditions is clinical f...
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