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New AAN guidelines includes recommendations for treatment of migraine in children, teens

New AAN guidelines includes recommendations for treatment of migraine in children, teens

Players who sustain a concussion return to play after 19 days, study shows

Players who sustain a concussion return to play after 19 days, study shows

Stevens researchers track how the brain behaves upon impact leading to concussion

Stevens researchers track how the brain behaves upon impact leading to concussion

Low or high levels of hemoglobin may increase risk of dementia

Low or high levels of hemoglobin may increase risk of dementia

Bigger waists and higher BMI in 60s may be linked to greater brain aging years later

Bigger waists and higher BMI in 60s may be linked to greater brain aging years later

Concussions may cause loss of sense of smell

Concussions may cause loss of sense of smell

Rutgers participates in Big Ten-Ivy League Epidemiology of Concussions study

Rutgers participates in Big Ten-Ivy League Epidemiology of Concussions study

ADHD in athletes may be linked to longer recovery time from concussions

ADHD in athletes may be linked to longer recovery time from concussions

Headgear worn during women's lacrosse practice can reduce rate of injuries

Headgear worn during women's lacrosse practice can reduce rate of injuries

Research team to create new technology for tackling concussion

Research team to create new technology for tackling concussion

Head impacts not associated with neurocognitive function after two seasons of tackle football

Head impacts not associated with neurocognitive function after two seasons of tackle football

Mentally stimulating activities linked to lower risk or delay of age-related memory loss

Mentally stimulating activities linked to lower risk or delay of age-related memory loss

Athletic training method reduces head injuries in high school football

Athletic training method reduces head injuries in high school football

People with concussion have markedly higher risk of being out of a job

People with concussion have markedly higher risk of being out of a job

Study: Biomarkers in the blood may help predict recovery time after concussion

Study: Biomarkers in the blood may help predict recovery time after concussion

Concussion rates are almost double than previously reported, study reveals

Concussion rates are almost double than previously reported, study reveals

Concussion increases risk for injuries in college football players after they return to sport

Concussion increases risk for injuries in college football players after they return to sport

Study finds link between high BMI and lower risk of ALS

Study finds link between high BMI and lower risk of ALS

Study shows risk of sudden death may apply even to people with well-controlled epilepsy

Study shows risk of sudden death may apply even to people with well-controlled epilepsy

Electric scooters are leading to rising numbers of facial and head injuries

Electric scooters are leading to rising numbers of facial and head injuries