Ali Hussain

Science & Technology

New form of blood test detects brain injury

A new form of blood test, the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 14,  allowing for the detection of concussions in the course of only a few hours. This new blood test was approved after six months of deliberation, a relatively short period of time, because the…

Immigrant children more resilient than U.S. born counterparts
Science & Technology

Immigrant children more resilient than U.S. born counterparts

A national study published in the journal “Pediatrics” found that Hispanic children in immigrant families were more resilient to violence than their U.S.-born counterparts. The data behind this claim was collected from the 2011-12 National Survey of Children’s Health, sponsored by the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. In this survey, there were over 12,000…

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