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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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Study examines mortality risks among professional athletes

Study examines mortality risks among professional athletes

Study maps out the frequency and impact of water polo head injuries

Study maps out the frequency and impact of water polo head injuries

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Sickest children could benefit from split liver transplants

Sickest children could benefit from split liver transplants

Study identifies specific neurological changes related to traumatic brain injury

Study identifies specific neurological changes related to traumatic brain injury

TBIMSC completes 30 years of collaborative research to improve TBI outcomes

TBIMSC completes 30 years of collaborative research to improve TBI outcomes

Utilization of ED for mTBI evaluations may increase with approval of TBI legislation

Utilization of ED for mTBI evaluations may increase with approval of TBI legislation

Researchers identify genetic variation that may influence severity of CTE disease

Researchers identify genetic variation that may influence severity of CTE disease

Dyslexia gene linked to concussion susceptibility in athletes

Dyslexia gene linked to concussion susceptibility in athletes

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!'