Brain Damage

Alzheimer’s Treatment Breakthrough As New Antibody Destroys Harmful Brain Proteins

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Tech

An “impressive” antibody has been developed that can almost completely remove the Alzheimer-causing-plaques in the human brain. Amyloid protein de...

Patient In A Coma Has His Brain 'Jump-Started' By An Ultrasound Device

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech

A man has made “remarkable” progress waking up from a coma after scientists used ultrasound to jump-start his brain. The 25-year-old underwent the...

Man Left With 10-Minute Memory After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A father-of-two has been left with a 10-minute memory after suffering a cardiac arrest - where the heart stops pumping blood around the body - more th...

This Unprecedented Alzheimer's Drug Could Slow The Disease By 80 Per Cent

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Tech

Alzheimer’s research has had a breakthrough in possible treatment after new drug trials show positive results in slowing the disease. The clinical ...

Scientists May Be Able To Restore Memories In Brains Damaged By Age

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

New research suggests that scientists may be able to restore memories by inserting neutral stem cells into damaged brains. A team at Texas A&M Univers...

This Will Help People Recovering From Brain Injuries

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

New smart technology has been developed to help over one million people living with brain injuries in the UK. A research team at Brain In Hand develop...

Scans Show Extent Of Brain Damage In Babies With Microcephaly Associated With Zika

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

The extent of brain damage experienced by babies born with microcephaly associated with the Zika virus has been revealed in a series of scans. Images...

How A Small Bump On The Head May Cause Brain Damage

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone accident-prone might want to take more care than usual - experts have discovered that sustaining a mild injury could lead to 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 new report has...

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 impor...