Latest News

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Brain injury is confusing if do not know about it and it is easy to say something which may not help, so if you are talking with someone who has a brain injury, here are some things not to say.

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Actor Will Smith believes that sports players who suffer repeated bumps to the head are at danger of long-term brain damage.

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MPs reporting into NHS neurological services, used by over 4 million people in England, find that they are not good enough. 

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Head injury can cause changes to your brain which are associated with Alzheimer's disease, which raises the possible link between brain injury and dementia, but more research is needed.

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A study into the risk of concussion to children in sport has found the greatest risk of head injury is in contact games like rugby.

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Babies born in English hospitals at the weekend are more likely to die than those born in the week, according to a study of over 1.3 million births.  

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Road Safety Week 2015 starts on Monday 23 November and is the UK’s biggest road safety event.  This year's national campaign of Brake, the road safety charity, is encouraging people to drive less, live more and make our streets safer.

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Children who suffer mild brain injuries may experience momentary lapses in attention long after their accident, even when scans showed no obvious brain damage. 

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When a child falls ill, the reassurance and expertise of the medical profession is the one thing that parents should be able to rely on to help get them through.  But what happens when you believe the very people who should be there to help, have let you down.  Who do you turn to for support?

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Cyclists who wear helmets are a staggering 58% less likely to suffer a traumatic brain injury. 

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