Scientists ‘close’ to developing breakthrough concussion tests
Melbourne scientists say they are close to developing blood and saliva tests that will help detect long-term brain damage in footballers.
It’s hoped it won’t be long before they develop a test that can detect concussion damage immediately.
“The science across concussion has advanced quite a bit over the past five to 10 years,” Associate Professor Sandy Shultz, from the Department of Neuroscience at Monash University, told Ross and Russel.
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