New Biomarkers Study Results Reported from University of British Columbia (No change in plasma tau and serum neurofilament light concentrations in adolescent athletes following sport-related concussion)

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Date: Nov. 17, 2018
From: Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week
Publisher: NewsRX LLC
Document Type: Article
Length: 493 words

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2018 NOV 17 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- Current study results on Diagnostics and Screening - Biomarkers have been published. According to news reporting originating in Kelowna, Canada, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Sport-related concussion (SRC), a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), is a common injury in contact sports. Health care professionals rely on subjective criteria (e.g., symptoms), as there is no objective marker for identification of athletes with SRC."

Funders for this research include Mitacs, Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the University of British Columbia, "Blood-based biomarkers have shown promise as diagnostic and prognostic tools following TBI and SRC. In the...

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"New Biomarkers Study Results Reported from University of British Columbia (No change in plasma tau and serum neurofilament light concentrations in adolescent athletes following sport-related concussion)." Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week, 17 Nov. 2018, p. 3438. Accessed 23 Sept. 2021.
  

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