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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 finds evidence of blood-brain barrier damage even without reported concussion

Study finds evidence of blood-brain barrier damage even without reported concussion

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

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

Developing a blood test to spot subconcussive injuries as early as possible

Developing a blood test to spot subconcussive injuries as early as possible

Researchers refine guidelines for treating children with brain trauma

Researchers refine guidelines for treating children with brain trauma

UTSA researchers remove newborn neurons to reduce seizures in mice

UTSA researchers remove newborn neurons to reduce seizures in mice

Rutgers participates in Big Ten-Ivy League Epidemiology of Concussions study

Rutgers participates in Big Ten-Ivy League Epidemiology of Concussions study

Head impacts not associated with neurocognitive function after two seasons of tackle football

Head impacts not associated with neurocognitive function after two seasons of tackle football

People with concussion have markedly higher risk of being out of a job

People with concussion have markedly higher risk of being out of a job

Brain injury found to be common among domestic violence survivors

Brain injury found to be common among domestic violence survivors

Concussion rates are almost double than previously reported, study reveals

Concussion rates are almost double than previously reported, study reveals

Electric scooters are leading to rising numbers of facial and head injuries

Electric scooters are leading to rising numbers of facial and head injuries

Concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic stimulation

Concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic stimulation

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