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40% of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by modifying 12 risk factors

40% of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by modifying 12 risk factors

New 'sniff test' predicts recovery of consciousness in the brain

New 'sniff test' predicts recovery of consciousness in the brain

Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence

Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence

Targeting overactive immune cells with experimental drug could improve TBI symptoms

Targeting overactive immune cells with experimental drug could improve TBI symptoms

Study finds higher suicide rate among people with neurological disorders

Study finds higher suicide rate among people with neurological disorders

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

TBI impairs growth hormone production, disrupting cognition, memory and sleep

TBI impairs growth hormone production, disrupting cognition, memory and sleep

Antipsychotics linked to higher risk of head, brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's

Antipsychotics linked to higher risk of head, brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's

New blood test can help identify elderly concussion patients with brain tissue damage

New blood test can help identify elderly concussion patients with brain tissue damage

Concussion among college students more likely off sports field than on

Concussion among college students more likely off sports field than on

Homeless people experience a high lifetime prevalence of traumatic brain injury

Homeless people experience a high lifetime prevalence of traumatic brain injury

Researchers study link between persistent concussion symptoms and recovery outcomes in children

Researchers study link between persistent concussion symptoms and recovery outcomes in children

UCI researchers develop new cell therapy to improve memory, prevent seizures after TBI

UCI researchers develop new cell therapy to improve memory, prevent seizures after TBI

Traumatic brain injury patient lives to tell the tale

Traumatic brain injury patient lives to tell the tale

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients, major study shows

Widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients, major study shows

Study shows microbleeds after head injury signal danger to brain function

Study shows microbleeds after head injury signal danger to brain function

Scientists visualize protein tangles linked with dementia in patients’ brains after single head injury

Scientists visualize protein tangles linked with dementia in patients’ brains after single head injury

Longer NFL careers and certain playing positions portend greater health risks

Longer NFL careers and certain playing positions portend greater health risks

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

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