Scientists have discovered a new method for delivering neural precursor cells (NSCs) to spinal cord injuries in rats, reducing the risk of further spinal cord trauma while delivering large doses of potentially reparative stem cells.
Applying pulses of focused ultrasound to the brain is safe and effective for reducing tremors and improving quality of life in people with essential tremor (ET) or Parkinson’s disease (PD) tremor, a study shows.
Dr Charles Bernick is leading the largest study to date into punch drunk syndrome among professional athletes. The findings could help to identify the “breaking point” for brain injuries, he tells Sarah Sinclair.
Up to a third of women, and one in four men, will experience violence at the hands of a partner at some point in their lives. A black eye may be hard to hide, but a traumatic brain injury could remain undetected indefinitely, as Sarah Sinclair reports.
Almost 100 brain injury case managers took part in a recent study investigating the influence of the Mental Capacity Act on their work with brain injury clients. Here Sophie Moore reports on the results.