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FDA approves blood test that detects brain injuries

There are a number of frightening and downright terrifying injuries and illnesses that can befall an individual at a moment's notice. Figuring out how to recover from these conditions can be expensive and stressful, especially when the injury or illness is so severe that it leaves an individual unable to live his or her normal life. This is often the case with those who suffer brain injuries.

However, there may be hope for these victims. Recently, FDA approved FDA the first

Medical professionals warn, though, that these tests are in their early stages. They claim that, while these tests are a huge leap forward, they still are not sensitive enough to catch all brain injuries. However, many medical professionals recognize this approval as a huge step forward, and it could help spur additional research and technologies to address this issue, which affects nearly two million people in the U.S. each year.

While receiving the best medical treatment following a traumatic brain injury is critical, it can be extremely costly, especially for those who are no longer able to work on account of their injury. If a brain injury is caused by the negligence of another, then a personal injury lawsuit may be justified. Those who succeed on one of these claims may be able to recover compensation for their damages, which could pave the way for them to receive the best treatment available in their attempt to reclaim their lives.

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