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Research shows that even mild TBI can cause permanent brain changes in young adults – and that the damage worsens over time.
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Hemispatial neglect — the loss of awareness of one side of the body — is common in stroke victims.
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Strokes, confusion, and loss of smell have left neuroscientists worried about what the novel coronavirus means for the nervous system.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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When the body’s temperature begins to rise, the brain’s health is on the line.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 27, 2020.
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The nerve fibers sensing touch, pain, and heat bundle together before entering the spinal cord.
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A strong blow or rough rocking of the head can cause the brain to impact with the skull, resulting in traumatic brain injury.
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Autopsies of American football players’ brains built our current understanding of the hazards associated with repeated blows to the head.
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Smelling salts, an old remedy for fainting, are now used by some athletes to trigger alertness. Neurologist Erin Manning explains how they work.
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The 2019 Brain Prize winners Marie-Germaine Bousser and Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve discuss the discovery of CADASIL, the most common inherited stroke disorder.
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The brain’s ability to rebuild broken connections is the key behind recovering from brain injuries and strokes.
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Chronic pain can cause severe cognitive effects, but relief may come from a surprising source.
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