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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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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

Survey reveals prevalence of concussions in water polo players

Survey reveals prevalence of concussions in water polo players

New study reveals increasing trend in Parkinson's disease over 30 years

New study reveals increasing trend in Parkinson's disease over 30 years

Researcher traces origins of double-trauma amnesia cure belief

Researcher traces origins of double-trauma amnesia cure belief

Study provides new insight into poorly understood effects of high explosive blasts in male soldiers

Study provides new insight into poorly understood effects of high explosive blasts in male soldiers

Supportive leadership can help overcome language barriers to educate new parents about SBS/AHT

Supportive leadership can help overcome language barriers to educate new parents about SBS/AHT

Researchers use high-power prisms to design new eyeglasses to expand visual fields of hemianopia patients

Researchers use high-power prisms to design new eyeglasses to expand visual fields of hemianopia patients

IUPUI assistant professor to study role of deficient pain modulatory systems on post-traumatic headaches

IUPUI assistant professor to study role of deficient pain modulatory systems on post-traumatic headaches