Don’t believe everything you see on TV – or at your local pharmacy.
The U.S. Food and Drug Association recently announced it is monitoring “unproven and possibly dangerous products that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions and other traumatic brain injuries.”
With all the powders and pills on the marketplace, rest remains the No. 1 thing a concussed individual can do to assist recovery, medical professionals have said.
Read the entire FDA release here.
Parents have a lot of questions about whether to let their children play youth and high school football.
USA Football, the medical community and others are seeking real answers to help them make those decisions.
Riddell today announced that Arizona State University and its football program are working on a joint research project with Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to identify whether the effects of sub-concussive hits are identifiable through blood-based molecular information.
TGen researchers will monitor the players’ molecular information throughout the season to monitor head impact exposure associated with football practice and games.
The Riddell Sideline Response System will be used on Arizona State helmets to obtain real-time head impact data.