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First rapid concussion blood test approved by FDA [Video]

First rapid concussion blood test approved by FDA

A new discovery may change the way young athletes and accident victims are treated when it comes to concussions.

Credit: WGN     Duration: 01:44Published
'Sad and disturbing week', says RFU chief on concussion cases [Video]

'Sad and disturbing week', says RFU chief on concussion cases

RFU Chief Executive Bill Sweeney says the news that eight former players have been diagnosed with early on-set dementia is saddening but he insists there's been no contact from lawyers over court case.

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Lawyer warns of 'epidemic' in brain disease among rugby professionals [Video]

Lawyer warns of 'epidemic' in brain disease among rugby professionals

The lawyer leading an action on behalf of players suffering from early onsetdementia has warned of an “epidemic” in brain disease among retiredprofessionals without serious reform of the game...

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:52Published
No Laughing Matter: Rapper's Joke Ends In A Rap Sheet For Him [Video]

No Laughing Matter: Rapper's Joke Ends In A Rap Sheet For Him

Rapper and social media entrepreneur Spectacular Blue Smith visited 'the happiest place on Earth' on Monday, but his experience didn't quite live up to the hype. According to Newser, a joke he told..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:49Published
Football and concussion: FA pressured to give clear rules for players with head injuries [Video]

Football and concussion: FA pressured to give clear rules for players with head injuries

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the Premier League should have a clear protocol for when there is a clash of heads or concussion.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 03:33Published
Headway leads renewed calls for concussion substitutes after David Luiz plays on [Video]

Headway leads renewed calls for concussion substitutes after David Luiz plays on

Headway has reiterated its call for concussion substitutes to be introduced infootball after the clash of heads between Raul Jimenez and David Luiz inWolves’ victory over Arsenal.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published

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