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Head injury refers to trauma to the head. This may or may not include injury to the brain. However, the terms traumatic brain injury and head injury are often used interchangeably in the medical literature.

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Sub-concussive impacts not associated with decline in neurocognitive function

Sub-concussive impacts not associated with decline in neurocognitive function

Scientists work to speed regeneration and recovery of your sense of taste

Scientists work to speed regeneration and recovery of your sense of taste

Columbia scientist and collaborators receive $11.3 million to find new targets against brain disease

Columbia scientist and collaborators receive $11.3 million to find new targets against brain disease

Researchers examine factors associated with mortality post- traumatic brain injury

Researchers examine factors associated with mortality post- traumatic brain injury

Decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries help communicate with physicians

Decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries help communicate with physicians

ADHD patients have increased risk of developing Parkinson's and other similar diseases

ADHD patients have increased risk of developing Parkinson's and other similar diseases

New guidelines for TBI incorporate insights from rehabilitation professionals

New guidelines for TBI incorporate insights from rehabilitation professionals

UVA physician helps develop new CDC treatment recommendations for children with concussions

UVA physician helps develop new CDC treatment recommendations for children with concussions

Researchers study contribution of race, ethnicity to retention of participants in TBI research

Researchers study contribution of race, ethnicity to retention of participants in TBI research

Rethinking fundamental rule of stroke care: 'Time is brain!'

Rethinking fundamental rule of stroke care: 'Time is brain!'

New findings support more conservative use of ED neuroimaging for non-index seizures

New findings support more conservative use of ED neuroimaging for non-index seizures

Military personnel with head trauma and football players with suspected CTE show similar brain changes

Military personnel with head trauma and football players with suspected CTE show similar brain changes

Insight into causes, types and treatment of aphasia

Insight into causes, types and treatment of aphasia

Obesity and overweight associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of TBI

Obesity and overweight associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of TBI

New conference to establish roadmap for treatment-focused research on smell and taste disorders

New conference to establish roadmap for treatment-focused research on smell and taste disorders

Researchers explore how hypertension impairs cognitive function

Researchers explore how hypertension impairs cognitive function

'Antifreeze' molecules may hold key to better treatments for brain injuries

'Antifreeze' molecules may hold key to better treatments for brain injuries

Simple cognitive task after brain injury improves memory function, study finds

Simple cognitive task after brain injury improves memory function, study finds

NYIT researcher receives grant to study concussion and jockey helmet safety

NYIT researcher receives grant to study concussion and jockey helmet safety

New consensus statement outlines evidence-based medical opinion on abusive head trauma

New consensus statement outlines evidence-based medical opinion on abusive head trauma