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Athletes' post-concussion problems originate in an injury to the vestibular nerve

Athletes' post-concussion problems originate in an injury to the vestibular nerve

Investigational new drug may be safe for patients with mild cognitive impairment, dementia

Investigational new drug may be safe for patients with mild cognitive impairment, dementia

Puerto Rican people with diabetes and high blood pressure show greater brain structural disruptions

Puerto Rican people with diabetes and high blood pressure show greater brain structural disruptions

Older people taking statins have lower chance of developing parkinsonism later, study suggests

Older people taking statins have lower chance of developing parkinsonism later, study suggests

Study shows prevalence and misdiagnosis of post-concussive syndrome in children after mild head injury

Study shows prevalence and misdiagnosis of post-concussive syndrome in children after mild head injury

AAN issues practice advisory for preventing second stroke in people with intracranial atherosclerosis

AAN issues practice advisory for preventing second stroke in people with intracranial atherosclerosis

Lateral flow assays: The possibilities beyond COVID-19

Lateral flow assays: The possibilities beyond COVID-19

Elevated triglyceride levels may increase risk of second stroke, even while on statin therapy

Elevated triglyceride levels may increase risk of second stroke, even while on statin therapy

Novel intervention after concussion may reduce subsequent injury risk

Novel intervention after concussion may reduce subsequent injury risk

Study to examine the risks for brain disorders from repetitive head impacts in contact sports

Study to examine the risks for brain disorders from repetitive head impacts in contact sports

People with better physical fitness are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease

People with better physical fitness are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease

America's system of care fails to meet the needs of traumatic brain injury survivors, say experts

America's system of care fails to meet the needs of traumatic brain injury survivors, say experts

Neuromuscular training intervention may help reduce injury following post-concussion return-to-play

Neuromuscular training intervention may help reduce injury following post-concussion return-to-play

Protein biomarkers in urine could be used to diagnose concussion and monitor recovery

Protein biomarkers in urine could be used to diagnose concussion and monitor recovery

AAN issues new guideline on oral and topical treatments for painful diabetic neuropathy

AAN issues new guideline on oral and topical treatments for painful diabetic neuropathy

Nursery rhymes can teach the importance of safe play and occupational hazards, says study

Nursery rhymes can teach the importance of safe play and occupational hazards, says study

Brain scans of athletes exposed to repetitive head impacts show white matter hyperintensities

Brain scans of athletes exposed to repetitive head impacts show white matter hyperintensities

Retired elite rugby players who suffered repeated concussions have adverse mental health issues

Retired elite rugby players who suffered repeated concussions have adverse mental health issues

Adolescents with multiple concussions show disruption in the brain's default mode network

Adolescents with multiple concussions show disruption in the brain's default mode network

Reflex app works like a pupillometer to identify concussion biomarkers

Reflex app works like a pupillometer to identify concussion biomarkers