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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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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

Unique observational tool developed for assessing children with concussion

Unique observational tool developed for assessing children with concussion

New insights into white matter changes may offer novel targets for prevention, therapies

New insights into white matter changes may offer novel targets for prevention, therapies

Black collegiate-athletes found to have lower concussion symptom knowledge than White counterparts

Black collegiate-athletes found to have lower concussion symptom knowledge than White counterparts

Review: One-third of children develop post-concussion mental health issues

Review: One-third of children develop post-concussion mental health issues

Researchers measure self-paced physical and cognitive activity to manage concussion

Researchers measure self-paced physical and cognitive activity to manage concussion

Child abuse cases may have declined during the pandemic, study shows

Child abuse cases may have declined during the pandemic, study shows

Modified therapeutic molecule enhances stroke treatment

Modified therapeutic molecule enhances stroke treatment

How have COVID-19 pandemic school closures impacted the health of children globally?

How have COVID-19 pandemic school closures impacted the health of children globally?

Updated concussion guidelines reduced length of symptoms among athletes

Updated concussion guidelines reduced length of symptoms among athletes

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