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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

Study finds virus that causes mononucleosis could raise risk of multiple sclerosis

Study finds virus that causes mononucleosis could raise risk of multiple sclerosis

Rugby players take part in major study to develop ground-breaking test for concussion diagnosis

Rugby players take part in major study to develop ground-breaking test for concussion diagnosis

Study: Brain recovery time for athletes with concussion found to be longer than clinical recovery

Study: Brain recovery time for athletes with concussion found to be longer than clinical recovery

Study provides insight for clinicians considering MRI in children with persistent concussive symptoms

Study provides insight for clinicians considering MRI in children with persistent concussive symptoms

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Mobile health app helps improve concussion symptoms in teenagers

Mobile health app helps improve concussion symptoms in teenagers

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

U-M Injury Center receives CDC funding to find solutions for preventing injuries

U-M Injury Center receives CDC funding to find solutions for preventing injuries

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

Scientists receive $4.75 million grant for traumatic brain injury research

Scientists receive $4.75 million grant for traumatic brain injury research

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) among former American football players: Study

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) among former American football players: Study

Scientists receive NFL grant to study role of active rehabilitation strategies for concussion management

Scientists receive NFL grant to study role of active rehabilitation strategies for concussion management

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters