Sir Alex Ferguson out of intensive care, says Manchester United, after surgery for brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson out of intensive care, says Manchester United, after surgery for brain haemorrhage

Posted May 10, 2018 06:37:28 Photo: Sir Alex Ferguson remains in hospital but out of intensive care following surgery for a brain haemorrhage. (Reuters: Carl Recine) Related Story: Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care but …

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency brain surgery

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency brain surgery

Posted May 06, 2018 06:20:07 Photo: Sir Alex Ferguson managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. (Reuters) Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage on Saturday, according to the English Premier League club. External Link: Michael Carrick tweet Ferguson, 76, retired from managing …

Parkinson’s disease sufferers able to sleep through brain surgery after breakthrough

Parkinson’s disease sufferers able to sleep through brain surgery after breakthrough

Updated May 05, 2018 14:31:10 Photo: Grant Rowe’s Parkinson’s procedures have been life-changing for both him and his wife Lisa. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Related Story: Dad’s disease is like a rip, and it’s pulled mum out to sea too Related Story: Parkinson’s disease symptoms improve with singing, study finds …

Parechovirus cases on the rise causing brain and blood infections in young children

Parechovirus cases on the rise causing brain and blood infections in young children

Posted April 30, 2018 15:55:44 Photo: Alec McDonald’s condition has improved, but he undergoes regular testing to ensure there are no lasting effects from his brush with parechovirus. (Supplied) Medical researchers are calling for better monitoring of the potentially deadly human parechovirus which can cause brain and blood infections in …

Pleasure and our brain: what happens when the pursuit of pleasure turns into addiction

Pleasure and our brain: what happens when the pursuit of pleasure turns into addiction

Posted April 27, 2018 12:33:54 Photo: Most of us would probably love to junk food for lunch every day because it tastes good, and sugar releases dopamine in reward systems. But we know there are consequences. (Flickr: Mira Pangkey) Every day we make a range of choices in the pursuit …

Cattleman defies horse-riding brain injury to walk for first time in 18 years

Cattleman defies horse-riding brain injury to walk for first time in 18 years

Inga Stünzner and Jacquie Mackay Posted April 22, 2018 05:08:36 Video: Cattle breeder Michael Ingram is able to stand and walk short distances unassisted (ABC News) It looks easy — standing in the middle of a paddock. But it has taken Michael Ingram almost two decades of hard work and …

Darwin car crash that left baby in ICU with traumatic brain injury a ‘genuine accident’, lawyer says

Darwin car crash that left baby in ICU with traumatic brain injury a ‘genuine accident’, lawyer says

Posted April 18, 2018 17:54:06 Photo: A photo of the crash scene where an 11-month-old girl was left with life-threatening injuries. (Supplied: NT PFES) A car crash that severely injured an 11-month-old baby and her mother was a “genuine accident”, a defence lawyer for the driver who caused the crash …

Rookie steps into boxing ring for first time to fund mother’s rehabilitation after brain injury

Rookie steps into boxing ring for first time to fund mother’s rehabilitation after brain injury

Posted April 14, 2018 07:48:48 Video: Family raises money to help mother recover from a serious brain injury (ABC News) It was nearly midnight when George Bell got a frantic phone call from his sister Sabrina telling him their mother Mary had suffered a heart attack. He rushed to his …

Mental illness and poverty: How class gets ‘under our skin and into our brain’ – RN

Mental illness and poverty: How class gets ‘under our skin and into our brain’ – RN

Updated April 13, 2018 13:53:07 Photo: The search for money became a constant presence in Mark’s* life (ABC RN: Emily Bissland) Heading back to university was meant to give Mark* more freedom. Study hinted at an escape from meaningless work and a childhood education where he had always felt “dumb”. …

My mother is fighting brain cancer, but I yearn for the woman her tumour stole

My mother is fighting brain cancer, but I yearn for the woman her tumour stole

By Mariana Rudan Posted April 06, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Mariana Rudan with her mother, Ana, who is now battling a rare form of brain cancer. (Supplied) In my experience, there are two stages in life when a woman needs her mum the most. The first stage is childhood, the second …