Scientific American: Concussion recovery is slower in girls, mounting evidence suggests

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Recovering from a concussion typically takes female athletes more than twice as long as males, according to a new study that tracked hundreds of teenagers active in sports. The finding adds to a growing body of evidence that vulnerability to this injury—and aspects of the healing process—may vary by sex. (October 2, 2017)

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