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New Blood Test Could Predict Brain Injury Outcomes

The Claims Journal reports that a new blood test could predict brain injury outcomes for those who are injured by a blow to the head or rapid whiplash, whether from a car crash, athletic event, or other accident. Dr. Frederick Korley, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins and first author of the new paper, working with collaborators around the country, discovered that levels of a certain protein in the brain can predict the outcome of patients with a traumatic brain injury.

Read the entire article from the Claims Journal.