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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 study aims to better understand long-term neurologic effects of mild TBI

New study aims to better understand long-term neurologic effects of mild TBI

Designer compound may be effective tool for tackling tau-related disorders

Designer compound may be effective tool for tackling tau-related disorders

Study could provide novel therapeutic approach for preventing severe jaundice in newborn babies

Study could provide novel therapeutic approach for preventing severe jaundice in newborn babies

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

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

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

New detection method could lead to noninvasive diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

New detection method could lead to noninvasive diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Symptom trends may help predict recovery of patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome

Symptom trends may help predict recovery of patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome

Johns Hopkins researchers find evidence of brain injury in young NFL players

Johns Hopkins researchers find evidence of brain injury in young NFL players

Recessive gene mutations could cause debilitating neurological disease in children

Recessive gene mutations could cause debilitating neurological disease in children

Brain inflammation may have direct involvement in development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Brain inflammation may have direct involvement in development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Study finds blood thinning drugs derived from cattle and pigs have equivalent anti-clotting properties

Study finds blood thinning drugs derived from cattle and pigs have equivalent anti-clotting properties

Experimental PET tracer can diagnose concussion-related brain degeneration in living person

Experimental PET tracer can diagnose concussion-related brain degeneration in living person

CHOP researchers exploit gene discovery in severe epilepsy to identify precision treatment

CHOP researchers exploit gene discovery in severe epilepsy to identify precision treatment

New biomarker test helps detect autoimmune-induced neuropsychiatric disorders

New biomarker test helps detect autoimmune-induced neuropsychiatric disorders

Medical students developing smart helmet to help diagnose concussions

Medical students developing smart helmet to help diagnose concussions

Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease

Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease

Advances in NIRS technologies offer reduced health-care costs, better patient comfort

Advances in NIRS technologies offer reduced health-care costs, better patient comfort

Noninvasive computer-based neurotechnology helps improve concussion symptoms in athletes

Noninvasive computer-based neurotechnology helps improve concussion symptoms in athletes