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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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Understanding traumatic brain injury in women

Understanding traumatic brain injury in women

Clinical psychologist evaluates the dangers of race-based norms in cognitive testing

Clinical psychologist evaluates the dangers of race-based norms in cognitive testing

Researchers develop portable, low-cost 'head only' MRI scanner

Researchers develop portable, low-cost 'head only' MRI scanner

Spit testing may aid non-invasive concussion diagnosis

Spit testing may aid non-invasive concussion diagnosis

Study uses non-invasive technique to help veterans with depression, concussion

Study uses non-invasive technique to help veterans with depression, concussion

Blood protein test could detect severity of head trauma in minutes

Blood protein test could detect severity of head trauma in minutes

Researchers discuss the role of chemical senses in disease and social interactions in humans, animals

Researchers discuss the role of chemical senses in disease and social interactions in humans, animals

New study seeks to improve treatment options for severe brain injuries

New study seeks to improve treatment options for severe brain injuries

Researchers assess the damage caused by microbubbles in brain injuries

Researchers assess the damage caused by microbubbles in brain injuries

Ten major risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Ten major risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Mass psychogenic illness identified as the likely cause of Havana Syndrome

Mass psychogenic illness identified as the likely cause of Havana Syndrome

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Using Multiplex Assays to Discover Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease

Study raises questions about diagnoses of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Study raises questions about diagnoses of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

A seismic view of the brain

A seismic view of the brain

Seismic imaging has potential to deliver high-fidelity images of the human brain

Seismic imaging has potential to deliver high-fidelity images of the human brain

Padded helmets, safe tackling techniques reduce head injuries in middle school football players

Padded helmets, safe tackling techniques reduce head injuries in middle school football players

Expert alert: Dr. Michael Grey leads new study to monitor ex-footballers for dementia signs

Expert alert: Dr. Michael Grey leads new study to monitor ex-footballers for dementia signs

AACC’s journal highlights new clinical tests that could improve care for concussions

AACC’s journal highlights new clinical tests that could improve care for concussions

Study measures brain injury from boxing, MMA in younger and older fighters

Study measures brain injury from boxing, MMA in younger and older fighters

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

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