Paul Spence, CEO of charity PAUL For Brain Charity, recently shared his inspiring story with the BBC Yorkshire. Following an unprovoked one-punch attack at a bar on Easter Sunday 2012, Paul was left with a frontal lobe brain haemorrhage and a long journey of recovery and rehabilitation. Ten years on, […]
Alan Shearer has joined leading figures from the medical and sporting worlds to urge the International Football Association Board (IFAB) to change the rules on playing following a head injury in an open letter shared on 13 June. Following a welcome trial of permanent concussion substitutions, IFAB is now being […]
Finnish researchers have found that individuals requiring a hospital stay as a result of a traumatic brain injury are more likely to develop dementia later in life. The longitudinal population-based study, published in the journal Neurology last month, reviewed the medical records of  31,909 Finnish people over a 20-year period. […]
This year, the UK will see its first-ever Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Games after charity Headway Worcestershire was awarded £50,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund. Part of a share of £4.5million in lottery funding for communities across the country to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June, […]
Research from experts at the University of Cambridge has highlighted regional inequalities in major causes and treatment of brain injury in a study they claim is the largest ever in this area.  This month, the international Global Neurotrauma Outcomes study was published in The Lancet Neurology.    Funded by the National Institute for […]
Data scientists and neurotrauma surgeons from the University of Pittsburgh have successfully used automated brain scans and machine learning to inform outcomes in patients with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI).   The team’s advanced machine-learning prognostic model analyses patient clinical data and brain scans to predict survival and recovery six months post-injury. Developed for […]
Managing the effects of a brain injury can be challenging for patients, and their families, doctors, multidisciplinary teams and in many cases, case managers and solicitors, work together to ensure the best possible outcomes for everyone.   That’s why NRC Medical Experts is delighted to attend the BABICM Annual Conference, which takes place […]
According to new research, treatment by neurologists following traumatic brain injury could improve patient outcomes and reduce long-term disability associated with traumatic brain injury. The study of over 15,000 patients on Australia’s Victorian State Trauma Registry looked into the causes of brain injury. It revealed that those who suffer seizures […]
After two years away, the APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference is finally returning for two days in May 2022.  The long-awaited event will concentrate on the latest developments in brain and spinal cord injury research. Kelly Hodgson, Business Development Manager will be joined by various NRC Medical Experts attending […]
A recent survey by the AA has shown that only one in three of their customers were aware of the coming changes to the Highway Code, which have been brought in to protect the most vulnerable road users. The survey also worryingly revealed that 4% of those questioned had “no […]