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Sport-Parliamentary inquiry urges UK-wide minimum standard protocol for head injuries

The British government has been urged to mandate a minimum standard protocol for concussions across sports in a bid to reduce the risk of brain injuries among athletes, according to a parliament committee report published on Thursday. The Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (DCMS) launched an inquiry in March to examine links between concussion…

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FDA Head Calls for Inquiry Into Agency’s Approval of Aducanumab

After several weeks of outcry and heated debate over the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) controversial approval of the Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab (Aduhelm), the head of the agency is now calling for a federal investigation into its own approval proceedings. Janet Woodcock, MD, the FDA’s acting commissioner, sent a letter to the Office of…