Articles by Dana Paris

Blood Test May Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injuries

by Dana Paris | November 24th, 2015

Results of a simple blood test given in the emergency department may help doctors determine the severity of traumatic brain injuries and predict how well patients will recover. According to Frederick Korley, M.D., Ph.D., at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, head trauma causes a drop in levels of a protein known as brain-derived neurotrophic […]