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Virtual reality training may be effective alternative to standard therapy after stroke

Virtual reality training may be effective alternative to standard therapy after stroke

Study finds lack of follow-up care for more than two-thirds of children with concussion

Study finds lack of follow-up care for more than two-thirds of children with concussion

Inflammation in mid-life may be linked to brain shrinkage decades later

Inflammation in mid-life may be linked to brain shrinkage decades later

Shear shock waves may explain why some head knocks cause more harm than others

Shear shock waves may explain why some head knocks cause more harm than others

New biomarkers could help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injury through simple blood test

New biomarkers could help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injury through simple blood test

Experts call for mandatory helmet use at all positions of youth baseball and softball

Experts call for mandatory helmet use at all positions of youth baseball and softball

Young hockey players may show post-concussion brain changes even after they return to play

Young hockey players may show post-concussion brain changes even after they return to play

Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke

Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke

New app helps doctors make better decisions during brain surgeries

New app helps doctors make better decisions during brain surgeries

Women with high blood pressure in their 40s may more likely develop dementia later

Women with high blood pressure in their 40s may more likely develop dementia later

Sports-related concussion symptoms last longer for adolescent girls, study suggests

Sports-related concussion symptoms last longer for adolescent girls, study suggests

Researchers examine how concussions affect women differently than men

Researchers examine how concussions affect women differently than men

Caffeine may not relieve movement symptoms for people with Parkinson's

Caffeine may not relieve movement symptoms for people with Parkinson's

Study reports prevalence of concussion among teens playing contact sports

Study reports prevalence of concussion among teens playing contact sports

Study finds link between concussion in adolescence and raised risk of later multiple sclerosis

Study finds link between concussion in adolescence and raised risk of later multiple sclerosis

People with high and low magnesium levels in blood may have increased risk of dementia

People with high and low magnesium levels in blood may have increased risk of dementia

WPI professor developing new tools to better detect concussions in real time

WPI professor developing new tools to better detect concussions in real time

Popular bottle-breaking trick could provide better understanding of brain diseases

Popular bottle-breaking trick could provide better understanding of brain diseases

PupilScreen could detect concussion, brain injuries on the spot using smartphone camera

PupilScreen could detect concussion, brain injuries on the spot using smartphone camera

Women experience concussion differently compared to their male counterparts

Women experience concussion differently compared to their male counterparts