Brain Damage

Brain-Damaged Man Kept In Cage By His Mother For 40 Years (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Chinese man who suffered brain damage as a child has been kept in an improvised cage for 40 years. Peng Wiqing’s mother, 80, insists the drast...

Cannabis 'May Help Stroke Recovery'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Cannabis may help to reduce brain damage after a stroke, new research suggests. Chemical compounds found in the plant could help shrink the area of...

Drunkorexia-Yes It's an Actual Thing

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Carrie Armstrong

It's a newly termed eating disorder utilised by students who don't eat so they can 'save' themselves for alcohol. But drinking and starving a body at the same time skips all of the years of alcohol abuse and plunges a body straight into end-stage alcoholism.

Migraines 'Increase Risk Of Permanent Brain Damage'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Migraines can have a 'devastating side effect' on the brain, a recent study has revealed. Many people suffer from migraines and while they are debi...

Vegetative Patient 'Communicates Via Thoughts' After 12 Years

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK

A crash victim thought to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade has used the power of thought to tell scientists he is not in pain - ...

Hospital Wins Court Battle To Withhold Treatment From Brain Damaged Man

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

A High Court judge has allowed a hospital trust's request to withhold life-saving treatment from a severely brain-damaged Muslim patient if his condit...

Fatty Food Might Cause Brain Damage

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Brain damage caused by fatty food might be one reason why people who habitually over-eat find it so hard to lose weight, scientists have said. New ...

Religious Family In Legal Battle To Keep Father On Life Support

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

The family of a severely brain-damaged Muslim man are fighting in the High Court for him to receive, against medical advice, life-saving treatment if ...

Riot Killer Sentenced To Eight Years For Manslaughter

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

Darrell Desuze has been sentenced to eight years in prison for the manslaughter of pensioner Richard Mannington Bowes, at Inner London Crown Court. ...

London Riots: Teen Who Killed Pensioner To Be Sentenced

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

A teenage thug who killed pensioner Richard Mannington Bowes during the summer riots will be sentenced alongside his mother on Tuesday Darrell Desu...

Heading A Football 'Can Lead To Brain Damage'

PA | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Heading a football too often can lead to brain damage, scientists have warned. New research by the Radiological Society of North America found that...

Home Birth Risk For New Mothers

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

First-time mothers who opt for a home birth are almost three times more likely to have a baby who dies or suffers brain damage, a major n...

Sleep-Deprived Teens At Risk Of Future ‘Brain Damage', Say Scientists

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Night owl teenagers who stay up late and rise early for school the next day, might be damaging their long-term mental health, a US recent study has re...

Rejection Of Right To Die Case 'Important'

Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

PA -- A High Court judge has ruled that a brain-damaged, minimally conscious woman should not be allowed to die in a decision described as "very ...