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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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Stroke victims could be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's

Stroke victims could be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's

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

Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children

Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children

Amateur boxing and brain damage

Amateur boxing and brain damage

Migraine sufferers may have form of brain damage

Migraine sufferers may have form of 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

Sunny days pose risk of 'flicker illness' for a few airlifted patients

Sunny days pose risk of 'flicker illness' for a few airlifted patients

Apolipoprotein E gene raises newborns' cerebral palsy risk

Apolipoprotein E gene raises newborns' cerebral palsy risk

Researchers use gene therapy to reduce the development of epileptic seizures

Researchers use gene therapy to reduce the development of epileptic seizures

Injured, ill children treated at U.S. military hospital in Iraq

Injured, ill children treated at U.S. military hospital in Iraq

FDA looks at clinical emergency research when informed consent cannot be obtained

FDA looks at clinical emergency research when informed consent cannot be obtained

How the body controls brain temperature: the temperature shielding effect of cerebral blood flow

How the body controls brain temperature: the temperature shielding effect of cerebral blood flow

Long term ibuprofen therapy given after brain injury worsens cognitive abilities

Long term ibuprofen therapy given after brain injury worsens cognitive abilities

Discovery of gene behind iron accumulation in brain has implications for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

Discovery of gene behind iron accumulation in brain has implications for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

Better tests needed for fuller view of head injuries

Better tests needed for fuller view of head injuries

Head injury patients not treated in specialist brain surgery centres are at significantly greater risk

Head injury patients not treated in specialist brain surgery centres are at significantly greater risk