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Can lumbar/sacral/thoracic spinal injury cause migraines?

I heard of a case where someone suffered severe migraines after a lumbar puncture. There are two possible explanations. Firstly, the low CSF [cerebrospinal fluid] volume depletes the cushion of ...
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How much of the difference in brain size is attributable to gender, not physical size?

I've been reading a paper regarding the effects of gender on grey matter and white matter, and one passage not directly related to the final result caught my eye: As expected, intracranial volume ...
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What happens to the brain after a hemispherectomy?

When one half of the brain is removed, what happens regarding the space? Does it fill with CSF? Is something man-made put in there to stop the other hemisphere from moving? Is the other hemisphere ...