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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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Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Elevator-related injuries in children

Elevator-related injuries in children

Researchers discover how strokes trigger biochemical events that increase amyloid-beta production in the brain

Researchers discover how strokes trigger biochemical events that increase amyloid-beta production in the brain

Strokes role in Alzheimer's disease

Strokes role in Alzheimer's disease

Blocking stress protein decreases Alzheimer's peptide

Blocking stress protein decreases Alzheimer's peptide

Exposure to pesticides and traumatic head injury are associated with Parkinson's disease

Exposure to pesticides and traumatic head injury are associated with Parkinson's disease

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