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Concussions in sport can now be rapidly diagnosed using spit – new research

By Valentina Di Pietro, Lecturer in Neurotrauma, University of Birmingham
Antonio Belli, Professor of Trauma Neurosurgery, University of Birmingham
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Concussion is now recognised as the most common injury in many contact sports, such as rugby and American football. But while it’s possible to recover from a concussion, multiple head injuries or improperly treated ones can lead to long-term problems, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a condition which can cause behavioural problems, mood problems, and difficulty thinking.

Over time, is can also cause dementia. Multiple


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