Recent, groundbreaking research has found that blood tests may be able to detect brain injury.

Recent, groundbreaking research has found that blood tests may be able to detect brain injury. According to the attached article, “Dr. Pashtun Shahim, who studied injured Swedish ice hockey players, found they sustained high levels of the protein, which is produced by the central nervous system.” They identified the tau protein as a link to brain injury and can be detected in the blood. This new found research could be useful for diagnosis, prognosis, and advances in optimal care. To learn more click on the following link:

http://www.newsday.com/news/health/blood-test-may-find-brain-injury-researchers-say-1.7385712