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Effective treatment of smell loss with theophylline

Effective treatment of smell loss with theophylline

Skull survey could improve vehicle safety

Skull survey could improve vehicle safety

Women's skulls are thicker than men's, but they both shrink slowly after we reach adulthood

Women's skulls are thicker than men's, but they both shrink slowly after we reach adulthood

Change in trauma level designation associated with improved patient survival

Change in trauma level designation associated with improved patient survival

New gene identified for cerebral venous thrombosis

New gene identified for cerebral venous thrombosis

War veterans with brain injuries show a faster decline in cognitive functioning as they age

War veterans with brain injuries show a faster decline in cognitive functioning as they age

The importance of the endocannabinoid-system

The importance of the endocannabinoid-system

A blood test for concussions - aim of new research

A blood test for concussions - aim of new research

Handheld BrainScope device detects brain damage immediately after concussion

Handheld BrainScope device detects brain damage immediately after concussion

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Elevator-related injuries in children

Elevator-related injuries in children

Researchers discover how strokes trigger biochemical events that increase amyloid-beta production in the brain

Researchers discover how strokes trigger biochemical events that increase amyloid-beta production in the brain

Exposure to pesticides and traumatic head injury are associated with Parkinson's disease

Exposure to pesticides and traumatic head injury are associated with Parkinson's disease

Advances in epilepsy treatment

Advances in epilepsy treatment

Pesticide exposure and head trauma increases risk for Parkinson's disease

Pesticide exposure and head trauma increases risk for Parkinson's disease

Amateur boxing and brain damage

Amateur boxing and brain damage

Bike helmet legislation could make cycling safer

Bike helmet legislation could make cycling safer

Effect of alcohol and aspirin consumption in traumatic brain injury patients

Effect of alcohol and aspirin consumption in traumatic brain injury patients

A mild head injury can increase your chance of developing a sleep disorder

A mild head injury can increase your chance of developing a sleep disorder

New device sniffs out olfactory disorders that could be an early warning of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

New device sniffs out olfactory disorders that could be an early warning of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's