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Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play

Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play

New study blames vascular rather than nerve injury for concussion

New study blames vascular rather than nerve injury for concussion

New study could change the way traumatic brain injuries are treated

New study could change the way traumatic brain injuries are treated

Military veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Military veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Study shows relationship between duration of football played and CTE risk, severity

Study shows relationship between duration of football played and CTE risk, severity

Reporting skill and concussion symptom knowledge increase concussion reporting

Reporting skill and concussion symptom knowledge increase concussion reporting

Study: Drops in income may lead to thinking problems, reduced brain health

Study: Drops in income may lead to thinking problems, reduced brain health

VCU awarded federal grant to lead study of traumatic brain injuries in military personnel

VCU awarded federal grant to lead study of traumatic brain injuries in military personnel

Non-invasive treatment shows early promise for vestibular migraine attacks

Non-invasive treatment shows early promise for vestibular migraine attacks

Study finds evidence of blood-brain barrier damage even without reported concussion

Study finds evidence of blood-brain barrier damage even without reported concussion

Researchers aim to explore effects of age, gender on brain injury mechanics

Researchers aim to explore effects of age, gender on brain injury mechanics

AAN recommends assessment of people aged 65 and older for memory problems

AAN recommends assessment of people aged 65 and older for memory problems

Brain changes may help track people most likely to develop dementia

Brain changes may help track people most likely to develop dementia

Higher levels of serotonin after a seizure linked to lower incidence of breathing problems

Higher levels of serotonin after a seizure linked to lower incidence of breathing problems

Longer NFL careers and certain playing positions portend greater health risks

Longer NFL careers and certain playing positions portend greater health risks

AAN publishes new guideline on vaccinations for people with multiple sclerosis

AAN publishes new guideline on vaccinations for people with multiple sclerosis

Supervised exercise following concussion improves recovery, study suggests

Supervised exercise following concussion improves recovery, study suggests

New blood test may flag concussion in CT-negative patients

New blood test may flag concussion in CT-negative patients

Research reveals link between concussions and erectile dysfunction in former NFL players

Research reveals link between concussions and erectile dysfunction in former NFL players

Developing a blood test to spot subconcussive injuries as early as possible

Developing a blood test to spot subconcussive injuries as early as possible