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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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Researchers identify a cell type that limits brain damage after a stroke

Researchers identify a cell type that limits brain damage after a stroke

Matrix fragments trigger fatal excitement

Matrix fragments trigger fatal excitement

Avoid headbanging injury by switching to Celine Dion?

Avoid headbanging injury by switching to Celine Dion?

Safer optic nerve decompression surgery

Safer optic nerve decompression surgery

Hemichannels - new target to treat epileptic seizures following brain trauma or stroke

Hemichannels - new target to treat epileptic seizures following brain trauma or stroke

Patients with severe traumatic brain injuries can relearn social communication skills

Patients with severe traumatic brain injuries can relearn social communication skills

Neurological health risk in children with blunt head injuries: fashion hair beads

Neurological health risk in children with blunt head injuries: fashion hair beads

FDA approves tapentadol immediate-release tablets for pain in adults

FDA approves tapentadol immediate-release tablets for pain in adults

FDA approves Banzel (rufinamide) for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

FDA approves Banzel (rufinamide) for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Predicting the future for patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Predicting the future for patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Alternative brain scanning technology may aid diagnosis

Alternative brain scanning technology may aid diagnosis

10 symptoms that should never be ignored

10 symptoms that should never be ignored

Out of Iraq emerges hope for those with the severest of head injuries

Out of Iraq emerges hope for those with the severest of head injuries

Medical profession must dissociate itself from torture and actively investigate and sanction offenders

Medical profession must dissociate itself from torture and actively investigate and sanction offenders

Effective treatment of smell loss with theophylline

Effective treatment of smell loss with theophylline

Communication key to a healthy heart

Communication key to a healthy heart

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

Researchers find neurological basis of depression following sports concussion

Researchers find neurological basis of depression following sports concussion