What You Need To Know - the ITV News podcast with vital information and analysis

This is the home of ITV News: What You Need To Know, our regularly updated podcast with information and analysis that you can trust on the biggest stories in the UK and the world.

Our team of presenters and experts bring you everything you need to understand the major headline news of the day within minutes.

This week, new research reveals that markers of Motor Neurone Disease are more likely to be found in the blood of retired sportsmen who have suffered several concussions, offering hope of early diagnosis and possibly earlier treatment.It also adds more weight to growing evidence of the link between contact sports and brain conditions. So, where does this leave sports like rugby?Martin Stew tells Lucrezia Millarini what you need to know...

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