Category: News

Scientists get closer to root causes of MS

A major scientific advance has been made in research into multiple sclerosis (MS) which is hoped will lead to the development of preventative treatments for the condition.

Mild brain injuries linked to long-term impact

People who suffer a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be more likely to have lasting functional deficits than patients who experience other types of injuries, a new study has suggested.

Football clash prompts concussion call

A UK brain injury charity has called for an urgent review of concussion in sport protocols following an incident in football’s Champions League semi-final this week.

A sporting chance in concussion fight

New findings on sports-related concussion in children could help to improve management of the condition and stem long-term problems that can arise years after injury.

Vital link in solving prison problem?

Offenders at every prison and probation setting in the UK should have access to a member of staff trained in brain injury signs and symptoms, experts have urged.

Letter calls for Mental Capacity changes

Over 100 UK brain injury professionals have signed a letter calling for changes to the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice, which is currently undergoing a review.