«International Rugby Board Proposes Strict Concussion Protocol | Home | It may make more sense to observe children in the ER before rushing to perform a CT scan, but how long do you wait before making a decision to perform a CT scan?»

Can an ingredient in wine help in concussion management?

Can a component found in red wine and grapes help reduce the short- and long-term effects of concussions?

According to a story on NBC/Dallas, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are using resveratrol to treat boxes who sustain concussions in the ring. The trial currently has five professional boxers in Dallas.

The boxers take an oral form of resveratrol to determine if it has long-term effects to aid in the treatment of concussions.

The study is trying to determine whether resveratrol can reduce or eliminate the secondary effects that develop following a traumatic brain injury.

You can read the full story by clicking here.



TrackBack URL for this entry:
Trackback link

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Can an ingredient in wine help in concussion management?:


The comments to this entry are closed.