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Head injury refers to trauma to the head. This may or may not include injury to the brain. However, the terms traumatic brain injury and head injury are often used interchangeably in the medical literature.

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Researchers develop blood test to detect intracranial bleeding in infants with abusive head trauma

Researchers develop blood test to detect intracranial bleeding in infants with abusive head trauma

BioDirection's TBI detection system shows potential to reduce unnecessary CT scans

BioDirection's TBI detection system shows potential to reduce unnecessary CT scans

Adding anticoagulation medication use as EMS triage criteria could save lives of older adults

Adding anticoagulation medication use as EMS triage criteria could save lives of older adults

Sphere Medical introduces new functionality to Proxima platform for efficient critical care patient monitoring

Sphere Medical introduces new functionality to Proxima platform for efficient critical care patient monitoring

Research collaboration aims to increase understanding of infant head trauma

Research collaboration aims to increase understanding of infant head trauma

Researchers discover CTE in deceased patient's brain with no known history of head trauma

Researchers discover CTE in deceased patient's brain with no known history of head trauma

Vanderbilt Center offers new treatment option for people with smell and taste disorders

Vanderbilt Center offers new treatment option for people with smell and taste disorders

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

IDSA guidelines: Team approach vital to successful treatment of complex neurological infections

IDSA guidelines: Team approach vital to successful treatment of complex neurological infections

Weekend hospital admission of older adults with head trauma linked to higher mortality risk

Weekend hospital admission of older adults with head trauma linked to higher mortality risk

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

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

Concussed children with vision abnormalities have academic difficulty, research shows

Concussed children with vision abnormalities have academic difficulty, research shows

Study finds persistent cortical thinning in former collegiate football players

Study finds persistent cortical thinning in former collegiate football players

New awards to explore role of glymphatic system in small vessel disease and trauma

New awards to explore role of glymphatic system in small vessel disease and trauma

Researchers suggest effective diagnostic tool for identifying post-concussion syndrome

Researchers suggest effective diagnostic tool for identifying post-concussion syndrome

Novel wearable device can track activities of dementia patients, help in combat training

Novel wearable device can track activities of dementia patients, help in combat training

Many medical specialists accept shaken baby syndrome as valid medical diagnosis

Many medical specialists accept shaken baby syndrome as valid medical diagnosis

Study shows physicians accept shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma as valid diagnoses

Study shows physicians accept shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma as valid diagnoses

Study provides more insights into abusive head injury in small children

Study provides more insights into abusive head injury in small children