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Andrée-Anne Ledoux, a scientist at the CHEO Research Institute and a professor at the University of Ottawa, is the lead author of a newly published study that compared children and youth between the ages of five and 18 who had been diagnosed with concussions and those who had been diagnosed with orthopaedic injuries, such as broken bones, over a 10-year period. PHOTO BY JEAN LEVAC /Postmedia

Concussion increases risk of mental health issues in children, youth (Ottawa Citizen)

March 8, 2022

Ottawa Citizen

Children and youth who have concussions are at increased risk of developing mental health issues, according to a new study led by…

Dr. Douglas Fraser, professor in pediatrics, physiology and pharmacology, and clinical neurological sciences at Western University

Western-led concussion research preps for prime time (Western News)

March 1, 2022

Western News

U.S. federal agency to begin clinical trial of breakthrough blood test By Emily Leighton, Special to Western News This article was…

A sign directing visitors to the emergency department is shown at the Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Friday, May 15, 2015 in Ottawa. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

Concussions and kids: Study finds some physical activity safe 3 days later (CTV News)

January 26, 2022

CTV News

A recent study from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa has found evidence to suggest it is safe for children to…

Concussion image courtesy of the Toronto Star

Canadian scientists may be on the verge of a reliable test for concussions (Toronto Star)

January 21, 2022

Toronto Star

A London group can analyze important biomarkers in the blood and determine whether or not someone has suffered a concussion in a matter of…

Karolina Urban photo courtesy of CTV News

Science playing catch up in women's concussion research (CTV News)

March 31, 2021

CTV News

TORONTO -- Pro-hockey-player-turned doctor Karolina Urban came upon her interest in concussion diagnosis and recovery the hard way. Playing…


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