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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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Novel brain-permeable Cdk5 inhibitor alters neurobehavior in mice

Novel brain-permeable Cdk5 inhibitor alters neurobehavior in mice

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Telltale signs of concussions may be found in the gut, study suggests

Telltale signs of concussions may be found in the gut, study suggests

Biomarkers in the blood can indicate the seriousness of head trauma

Biomarkers in the blood can indicate the seriousness of head trauma

Fighters who rapidly cut weight before bouts are more prone to concussions, finds study

Fighters who rapidly cut weight before bouts are more prone to concussions, finds study

Los Angeles’s injury rate for riders of e-scooters higher than the national rates for motorcycles

Los Angeles’s injury rate for riders of e-scooters higher than the national rates for motorcycles

Examining hypomagnesemia in critically ill patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Examining hypomagnesemia in critically ill patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Athletes' post-concussion problems originate in an injury to the vestibular nerve

Athletes' post-concussion problems originate in an injury to the vestibular nerve

Study shows prevalence and misdiagnosis of post-concussive syndrome in children after mild head injury

Study shows prevalence and misdiagnosis of post-concussive syndrome in children after mild head injury

Two new studies shed light on tau’s role in Alzheimer’s disease psychosis

Two new studies shed light on tau’s role in Alzheimer’s disease psychosis

Pandemic paradox: Child abuse dropped sharply in the spring of 2020

Pandemic paradox: Child abuse dropped sharply in the spring of 2020

Dizziness is a common symptom of COVID-19

Dizziness is a common symptom of COVID-19

Neurological complications of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Neurological complications of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

UC San Diego participates in the expansion of Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative

UC San Diego participates in the expansion of Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative

For older adults, smelling the roses may be more difficult

For older adults, smelling the roses may be more difficult

Study uses novel technology to map the brain circuitry of spirituality

Study uses novel technology to map the brain circuitry of spirituality

Portable MRI can help identify intracranial hemorrhages in stroke patients

Portable MRI can help identify intracranial hemorrhages in stroke patients

Study: TBI doesn't necessarily lead to an increased risk of marital instability

Study: TBI doesn't necessarily lead to an increased risk of marital instability

Study finds a neural circuit for spirituality and religiosity

Study finds a neural circuit for spirituality and religiosity

Study reveals potential mechanism for how traumatic brain injury leads to neurodegenerative diseases

Study reveals potential mechanism for how traumatic brain injury leads to neurodegenerative diseases