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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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Discovery has implications for research on restoring mobility to people who have lost motor functions due to spinal cord injury

Discovery has implications for research on restoring mobility to people who have lost motor functions due to spinal cord injury

Pennsylvania law allows motorcyclists to drive helmet free - who pays the medical bills?

Pennsylvania law allows motorcyclists to drive helmet free - who pays the medical bills?

Experimental therapy could offer new way to treat spine damage

Experimental therapy could offer new way to treat spine damage

Research to investigate new drug for Parkinsons disease

Research to investigate new drug for Parkinsons disease

Simple measures could help to improve outcome for patients who have suffered head injuries

Simple measures could help to improve outcome for patients who have suffered head injuries

Causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage

Causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage

Exposure to pesticides linked to Parkinson's disease

Exposure to pesticides linked to Parkinson's disease

Corticosteroids should not be used in the treatment of head injuries

Corticosteroids should not be used in the treatment of head injuries

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage using experimental drug

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage using experimental drug

Symptoms of concussion may increase when the outcome of a lawsuit is at stake

Symptoms of concussion may increase when the outcome of a lawsuit is at stake

Moderate hypothermia is a safe treatment following traumatic brain injury in children

Moderate hypothermia is a safe treatment following traumatic brain injury in children

Level I trauma centers boost head injury survival

Level I trauma centers boost head injury survival

Kids have upswing in golf-related head injuries

Kids have upswing in golf-related head injuries

Low-cost, hospital-based parent education program can reduce the incidence of shaken baby syndrome

Low-cost, hospital-based parent education program can reduce the incidence of shaken baby syndrome

Use of anti-inflammatory steroids for traumatic head injuries may actually increase the risk of death

Use of anti-inflammatory steroids for traumatic head injuries may actually increase the risk of death

Fracture jaw, lose consciousness and suffer less than if you don't black out?

Fracture jaw, lose consciousness and suffer less than if you don't black out?

Groundbreaking study will assist stroke and head injury victims rehabilitate their sight

Groundbreaking study will assist stroke and head injury victims rehabilitate their sight

New genetic clues provide better understanding of epilepsy

New genetic clues provide better understanding of epilepsy

The way the movies represent amnesia is profoundly misleading

The way the movies represent amnesia is profoundly misleading

The use of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat severe head injuries is actually dangerous

The use of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat severe head injuries is actually dangerous