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Minor head injuries could trigger life-long complications, says study - June 13, 2019

Even the most minor brain injuries can cause life-long complications and can have a lasting impact on physical and mental health, a new study has revealed.

Researchers find link between obesity and severity of MS symptoms - June 6, 2019

Obesity is among the greatest aggravating factors in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a new study has revealed.

Society dangerously unaware of long-term effects of brain injury - May 30, 2019

Chronic fatigue caused by traumatic brain injury is dangerously misunderstood by the general public, a new study has revealed.

Mental health links with Parkinson’s disease strengthened - May 23, 2019

Scientists believe that a common mental health disorder may increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.

Brain injury tops talking points in Parliament ahead of Action for Brain Injury Week - May 17, 2019

The Government will take a closer look at brain injuries and issues such as sporting incidents and road safety, it has been announced.

Life-changing drug now available to treat primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in adults - May 9, 2019

A drug which can be used to treat primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in adults has now been approved for use by the NHS.

Headway launches furious assault on footballing bodies after successive concussion incident - May 2, 2019

A charity has launched a blistering attack on sporting bodies after yet another professional footballer was allowed to play on after suffering a significant head injury.

Extended Blue Badge scheme “significantly” improving lives - April 26, 2019

The extended Blue Badge disability scheme will make a “significant improvement to people’s lives”, a charity has said.

Tens of thousands with brain injury may be entitled to council tax discount, new report reveals - April 18, 2019

An alarming number of people who have survived a serious brain injury may be missing out on council tax discounts worth £400 a year.

People with Parkinson’s disease face alarming levels of harassment - April 11, 2019

Almost nine in 10 people with Parkinson’s disease have faced harassment or discrimination, a shocking new survey has revealed.