FDA approves new blood test for concussions that can reduce X-rays

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  1. FDA approves new blood test to detect concussions  NBCNews.com
  2. FDA Grants Marketing Authorization to Banyan Biomarkers for the First Diagnostic Blood Test for Traumatic Brain Injury  Business Wire (press release)
  3. FDA authorizes first blood test for concussions  Healio
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The Food and Drug Administration approved a blood test Wednesday that it says can help diagnose concussions more quickly, without the need for X rays. The test should save money and reduce a patient s exposure to radiation, according to the FDA..FDA approves new blood test detecting concussions with X rays. The Food and Drug Administration approved a blood test Wednesday that it says can help diagnose concussions more quickly, without the need for X rays. The test should save money and reduce a patient s exposure to radiation, according to the FDA.. CNN The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults. The Brain Trauma Indicator test measures two biomarkers proteins known as UCH L and GFAP that are released upon injury to the brain and pass through the .A new blood test approved by the Food and Drug Administration could help doctors diagnose concussions in adults. of the brain averaged about $, an average CT scan of the head exposes a patient to about two millisieverts of radiation about the equivalent of chest X rays..







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