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Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death

Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death

Nebraska researcher develops equation to pinpoint athletes who try to evade concussion protocols

Nebraska researcher develops equation to pinpoint athletes who try to evade concussion protocols

Former NFL players may not experience motor function problems from repeated head injuries, study finds

Former NFL players may not experience motor function problems from repeated head injuries, study finds

New test could lead to early diagnosis and effective treatment of mild traumatic brain injury

New test could lead to early diagnosis and effective treatment of mild traumatic brain injury

Hormone therapy may not protect women from Alzheimer's disease, new study shows

Hormone therapy may not protect women from Alzheimer's disease, new study shows

Neuromuscular changes following concussion may contribute to increased injury risk in athletes

Neuromuscular changes following concussion may contribute to increased injury risk in athletes

Sports-related concussion causes short-term impairment of cardiovascular system, study finds

Sports-related concussion causes short-term impairment of cardiovascular system, study finds

Simple blood test may be accurate in differentiating between Parkinson's disease and APDs

Simple blood test may be accurate in differentiating between Parkinson's disease and APDs

Study shows how concussion impacts person's ability to drive even after symptoms disappear

Study shows how concussion impacts person's ability to drive even after symptoms disappear

College students take more time to recover from concussion, study shows

College students take more time to recover from concussion, study shows

Vasculature in mini-brains expands research potential

Vasculature in mini-brains expands research potential

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Functional MRI technique may help predict risk of long-term post-concussive symptoms

Functional MRI technique may help predict risk of long-term post-concussive symptoms

Central and peripheral vision reaction times substantially slowed post-concussion, study shows

Central and peripheral vision reaction times substantially slowed post-concussion, study shows

Better eye discipline may help reduce concussion in female soccer players

Better eye discipline may help reduce concussion in female soccer players

Mapping premature infant's brain after birth may help better predict developmental problems

Mapping premature infant's brain after birth may help better predict developmental problems

Concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline, research finds

Concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline, research finds

AAN issues new guideline on mapping the brain before epilepsy surgery

AAN issues new guideline on mapping the brain before epilepsy surgery

Special issue of Optometry and Vision Science features new research on visual dysfunction after TBI

Special issue of Optometry and Vision Science features new research on visual dysfunction after TBI

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion