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Ilford girl suffers brain injury at birth after hospital failings led to cerebral palsy diagnosis – Essex Live

A girl who suffered a brain injury following failings of hospital staff which led to her being…

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Lincoln brain injury advocate wins national award – BBC News

A Lincoln man with a brain injury has been given an award for raising awareness of the…

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Headway Essex gets £300k to expand vital service – Daily Gazette

A CHARITY supporting people with brain injuries has secured more than £300,000 to expand its services. Headway Essex…

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Boy who suffered brain injury after being trapped underneath a car is given life-changing wheelchair – Nottinghamshire Live

A boy who suffered a brain injury after he was trapped underneath a car and has been…

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Newick brain injury centre to hold free event for carers – Mid Sussex Times

Headway East Sussex in Newick is holding a free information morning for carers. The event is being…

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Irish man sustains devastating brain injury after road crash during ‘dream’ trip around the world – Independent.ie

AN IRISH man has been left with life-changing injuries after a devastating road accident in France, his…

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The Victoria Brain Injury Society supports brain injury survivors and their families – CHEK

Right now, there are 160,000 British Columbians living with the impact of a brain injury. Whether it’s caused…

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How crash victim who wasn’t meant to survive is now helping other brain injury sufferers – Daily Post North Wales

A crash victim who was left in a coma for 14 weeks was invited to Parliament for…

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Co Tyrone mother praises work of charity Brain Injury Matters – The Irish News

A CO Tyrone mother has spoke about the “life-changing” impact her daughter’s brain injury diagnosis has had…

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New model can identify factors linked to mortality after traumatic brain injury – Deccan Chronicle

Model system researchers have identified factors linked to mortality among individuals aged 16 years and older who…

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Rutgers Researchers Discover Possible Cause for Alzheimer’s and Traumatic Brain Injury – Rutgers University

Rutgers researchers have discovered a new mechanism that may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury….

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New brain injury centre named after Prof Stephen Hawking to open in Ipswich – Ipswich Star

The Headway Suffolk centre in the Ravenswood will offer rehabilitation and support for people with brain injuries…

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Rugby mother sets up brain injury support group after being struck by car – Rugby Advertiser

A 24-year-old mother who was left with a severe brain injury when she was struck by a…

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Crouch End filmmaker to screen charity documentary about brain injury survivor at Dalston’s Rio Cinema – Hackney Gazette

Ex-Channing student Laura Stratford’s film Lady Lovely Lute will premiere at Dalston’s Rio Cinema on Saturday. Made in…

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China-developed AI helps assess brain injury patients – ecns

Chinese researchers and doctors have built an artificial intelligence (AI) model with medical imaging to help determine…

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Headway’s walking tennis helping people affected by brain injury – Salisbury Journal

WALKING tennis has become the new and successful form of exercise for individuals affected by brain injury,…

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Sleep disturbance after pediatric traumatic brain injury: critical knowledge gaps remain for the critically injured – Dove Medical Press

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), the alteration of brain function or brain pathology following external force, is common…

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Fury from family of Dublin man who has spent over a year hospital with brain injury as they tell health bosses ‘he just needs rehab’ – The Irish Sun

THE family of a man with a brain injury, who has spent over a year in a…

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Gov. Northam announces federal funding for Virginia’s brain injury services – Wtkr.com

Gov. Ralph Northam announced a three-year federal grant worth $900,000 that will go toward brain injury services…

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Scots scientists discover how a single brain injury develops into dementia – Herald Scotland

Scottish scientists have discovered for the first time exactly how a single sporting or car accident brain…

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Book on Learning to Cook After Brain Injury Shoots to Amazon Bestseller List on First Day of Publication – PR Newswire

Cooking after Brain Injury: Easy Cooking for Recovery (Healing Alternatives Press) was written to help people who…

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Brain Injury Diagnosed With a Single Drop of Blood – Technology Networks

UNIGE researchers have developed a portable device capable of diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury within ten minutes,…

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Headway: the charity helping people in Norfolk overcome brain injuries – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Now, a Norfolk charity which supports people with brain injuries, their families and carers is working to…

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Belfast man left unable to walk by brain injury now playing for football for Northern Ireland – Belfast Live

A Belfast man who learned to walk again following a severe brain injury is fielding for Northern…

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Brain injury charity awarded £10,000 to help Rotherham patients – Rotherham Advertiser

A BRAIN injury charity has been awarded nearly £10,000 to help continue its work supporting Rotherham patients. The…

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Top care award for brain injury support team in Bedford – Bedford Today

Staff at a brain injury support facility in Bedford were part of the company crowned ‘Complex Care…

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Increased brain injury markers in response to asymptomatic high-accelerated head impacts – EurekAlert

Researchers from the University of Michigan found that serum levels of two biomarkers of traumatic brain injury,…

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Brain injury, sound-attack fears spread in China as more Americans evacuated – Ars Technica

The US State Department evacuated at least 11 more Americans from China amid reports of bizarre sounds…

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Nonconcussed Footballers May Still Sustain Brain Injury – MedPage Today

A single high-acceleration head impact may lead to elevations in blood biomarkers typically associated with traumatic brain…

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Acquired brain injury drop-in session – Daily Echo

A BRAIN injury specialists is hosting a support morning next month. Survivors of acquired brain injury, their families…

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Mild problem-solving task improves brain function after a concussion, new study suggests – Southern Methodist University

A simple cognitive task as early as four days after a brain injury activates the region that…

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Dad living with brain injury tells of ‘surreal’ fatherhood experience – BreakingNews.ie

A doting Meath dad who suffered a brain injury in a teenage football match has openly revealed…

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Helping others after traumatic brain injury – Cambrian News

A Ceredigion woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury just months after her father’s terminal cancer diagnosis…

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Belfast historian Harping on about history in aid of Brain Injury Matters – The Irish News

LEADING historian and broadcaster Dr Eamon Phoenix will be the special guest speaker at a charity event…

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Unmasking brain injury: In their own words – The Hamilton Spectator

It’s never easy for anyone to express their emotions, let alone understand from where they come. Feelings…

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Artworks by brain injury survivors to feature in new Hackney Museum show – Hackney Citizen

An exhibition of artworks created over the past 23 years by brain injury survivors at Homerton Hospital…

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Brain injury charity launches culture magazine created by survivors – Hackney Citizen

Brain injury charity Headway East London is launching a culture magazine put together by survivors – which…

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Woman recovering from brain injury shows improvement with help from equine therapy – WMUR Manchester

A near-fatal car crash left 22-year-old Samantha Pritchett with a traumatic brain injury. But with help from…

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Lids Saves Lives says brain injury survivor as he launches new charity – South West Londoner

After a life-threatening brain injury a Sutton skater is launching a charity aimed at encouraging other sports…

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Can a brain injury change who you are? – Metro Newspaper UK

■ Leanne Rowlands, PhD researcher in neuropsychology, Bangor University WHO we are, and what makes us ‘us’ has…

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Brain Injury May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease – Everyday Health

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has long been thought of as a neurodegenerative condition that affects people later in…

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Can a brain injury change who you are? – The Conversation UK

Who we are, and what makes us “us” has been the topic of much debate throughout history….

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Disabled woman with brain injury thrown out of Wetherspoons pub because staff thought she was drunk – Mirror.co.uk

A disabled woman with a speech impediment was thrown out of a Wetherspoons pub because managers thought…

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Brain injury victim backs campaign to change disability benefits system – Press and Journal

An Aberdeen couple whose lives were torn apart following a car crash are backing a brain injury…

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Brain Injury Foundation Chair delivers ‘inspiring and emotional’ keynote speech – Newry Times

Frank Dolaghan, Chair of the Brain Injury Foundation, was invited to give the keynote speech at the…

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Dinas Powys man recovers from brain injury to spearhead NHS birthday fundraiser – Penarth Times

AN ARMY reservist who bounced back after a traumatic brain injury is now playing an instrumental role…

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The heavily-pregnant woman who had a stroke, a rare brain injury, several rounds of surgery and an induced coma – but mum and baby survived – Manchester Evening News

It was Christmas Day when mum Rhian Burden woke up and realised the catastrophe that had hit…

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Headway charity opens the doors to its new Darlington hub – The Northern Echo

A SPECIALIST charity supporting brain injury survivors has opened a new hub in a bid to deliver…

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East Kilbride car crash victim turned life around with help of brain injury charity – Scottish Daily Record

A mature student from East Kilbride who spent two years battling to overcome a brain injury sustained…

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After devastating brain injury 35 years ago, Voorhees man moves closer to independence – Cherry Hill Courier Post

Andrew “Andy” Rooney doesn’t remember anything about the head-on collision that nearly killed him 35 years ago. His…

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New research sheds light on underlying cause of stroke – University of Plymouth

New research shows how the novel drug QNZ-46 can help to lessen the effects of excess release…

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Runners Sue and Jo prepare for London Marathon to raise cash for Headway Suffolk – East Anglian Daily Times

Sue Vincent and Jo Fellowes will tackle the 26.2 mile course around the capital on Thursday, April…

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Thousands raised for Hull brain injury charity as local hero joins abseil – ITV News

Dozens of people have abseiled down one of Hull’s tallest buildings to raise money for a local…

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Study: Brain injury may boost risk of Alzheimer’s earlier in life – UT Southwestern Medical Center

Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life,…

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Plummeting from 13,000ft – councillor’s fundraising challenge to support brain injury charity – Chard & Ilminster News

ILMINSTER’S county councillor is set to plummet from 13,000ft with the British Army to raise funds for…

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Missing man has historic brain injury and will become ‘increasingly vulnerable’ – Devon Live

Police say that they are extremely concerned for the welfare of missing person Dylan Henty . Dylan hasn’t…

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The man without a childhood: Supermarket manager, 22, loses all memory of life up to 16 after suffering brain injury – Daily Mail

A supermarket manager had his entire memory wiped from birth up to the age of 16 after…

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Princess Anne to meet brain injury survivors at Headway Worcestershire – Worcester News

PRINCESS Anne will be in Worcester next month to witness firsthand the great work of a local…

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Concerns grow for missing vulnerable man with brain injury that makes him confused, agitated and prone to seizures – Cornwall Live

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a vulnerable missing person from Newquay. Dylan Henty, 47,…

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Twenty Years After a Brain Injury, I’m Finally Getting on with My Life. And I’m Terrified. – Narratively

My long recovery from a freak accident held me back, but it also gave me an ironclad…

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Exeter brain injury boy’s trike means freedom – BBC News

For the first time since having a severe brain haemorrhage Jimmy Stevens, 11, from Exeter, is back…

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Tim Smith, the Cardiacs singer hoping to overcome brain injury to make music once more – iNews

The band Cardiacs inspired musicians including Blur and Radiohead. But 10 years ago, lead singer Tim Smith…

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Cyclist left with serious brain injury after crash returns home after more than two years in hospital – Wales Online

A cyclist who was left with a serious brain injury following a crash has returned home from…

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Shenfield woman on Africa fundraiser after friend suffers brain injury leaving him aggressive and unpredictable with no social filter – Essex Live

A Shenfield woman is setting off for an eight-day trek to raise money for her friend from Romford who has been left with…

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Brain injury prevention advocates ask state education board to lead efforts – Lincoln Journal Star

The way Nebraska schools handle concussion injuries remains inconsistent despite a state law requiring they identify and manage injured students’ return to the…

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RightEye’s EyeQ system uses eye-tracking to uncover brain injury – Engadget

There’s more to your eyesight than just whether or not you can see. Often, your vision can be a window to other health…

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Technology allows Nova Scotia woman with brain injury to communicate for first time in decades – The Globe and Mail

As her grey-blue eyes move ever so slightly, Joellan Huntley’s determination to be heard becomes immediately clear. Unable to speak or move her body…

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Woman with brain injury communicates for the first time in 21 years in ‘Christmas Miracle’ – Globalnews.ca

In what her mother calls a “Christmas miracle,” a Nova Scotia woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury in a 1996 car accident…

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Traumatic Brain Injury: A Devastating Fall, A Climb Back to Health – ScienceBlog

On a clear night in February 2017, Steve McConnell stepped onto a friend’s San Francisco rooftop to admire the city skyline. From his…

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Cheltenham woman, 40, dies from brain injury after fall at Gloucester hospital – Gloucestershire Live

A 40-year-old woman has died after a fall in a Gloucester mental health hospital. Clare Ward, from Cheltenham, had been treated for severe depression…

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Brain injury video wins major prize – The Edinburgh Reporter

An Edinburgh charity has won a prestigious prize for a video which explains the impact of brain injury. Members from brain injury charity Edinburgh…

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Haggerston brain injury charity given £15,000 to expand popular supper club project – Hackney Gazette

The grant will allow Headway East London to expand its lunch club, which sees service users preparing dishes for 40 people a day,…

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Dundee man Colin ‘humbled’ at being recognised for helping others at national awards ceremony – Evening Telegraph

A brain injury survivor whose head was kicked “like a football” has been recognised for his efforts to help out others. Colin Robertson,…

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Sheltered housing helped Worcester mum recover after brain injury and a string of other health issues – Worcester News

A WORCESTERSHIRE woman, who has spent more than 20 years struggling to accept her brain injury, has now turned her life around. Liz Jauncey,…

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Testing apps to help stroke and brain injury patients – University of Plymouth

Stroke and brain injury patients are being guided on the best choice of digital help thanks to students in the School of Health…

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Dundee man who was left with bleeding on brain after vicious attack in line for award – Evening Telegraph

A Dundee man who collapsed with bleeding on the brain after suffering a sickening assault has been shortlisted for a major award. Colin…

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Middlesbrough Hospital admits boy’s brain injury failure – BBC News

The family of a seven-year-old boy who developed cerebral palsy when he was deprived of oxygen at birth has reached a settlement with…

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Brain injury charity recognises bravery of Dundee man who suffered horrific attack – The Courier

A Dundee man who collapsed with bleeding on the brain after suffering a sickening assault has been shortlisted for a major award. Colin…

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Recovery from spinal and brain injury aided by exercise and rehab ends in world record attempt – Daily Telegraph

Fitness helped Paul Barton survive being hit by a car head-on while riding a bike, and last week, after three years of recovery,…

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How a traumatic brain injury birthed an artist (and a passion for handstands) – ABC Online

After a car accident left her with a traumatic brain injury, Larissa MacFarlane started to see the world differently. Things like buildings, colours and…

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Woman hit by Norwich bus reveals four-year brain injury battle – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Diana Gonzalez, 38, was knocked down by a First Eastern Counties vehicle on Castle Meadow, Norwich, in January 26, 2014. As a result of…

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The real benefits of aerobic exercise: From improving your mood to helping you recover from a brain injury – Daily Mail

Regular physical activity has a plethora of immediate and long-term benefits including building muscle and bone strength, improving your mood, increasing energy levels…

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Actress Joely Richardson becomes ambassador for ‘inspirational’ brain injury rehabilitation centre in Tadworth – Get Surrey

An English actress whose sister tragically died from a brain injury in 2009 has become an ambassador for Tadworth based charity The Children’s…

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Englishman writes touching letter thanking Irish people for their help after brain injury in Dublin – The Irish Post

AN Englishman who suffered a traumatic brain injury in Dublin two months ago has written a heartwarming letter of thanks to the Irish…

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£2.5m brain injury centre to be built near Bridgnorth – Shropshire Star

The owners of Bradeney House care home, in Worfield, will now build the new facility within its grounds. The centre will provide specialist care…

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£1m for football brain injury research – BBC News

A charitable foundation funding medical research has said it will spend up to £1m on a study of brain injuries in footballers. This follows…

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Scottish experts call for brain injury research funding – The Scotsman

A team of Scottish researchers behind a landmark study into the risks posed by heading footballs have called for more funding to provide…

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Cheltenham super dad who suffered severe brain injury from chickenpox nominated for national award in London – Gloucestershire Live

A Cheltenham dad who contracted a rare brain disease which left him paralysed has been described as ‘awe-inspiring’ by brain injury charity Headway. Former…

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Magic Valley traumatic brain injury patients seek support – Twin Falls Times-News

Michael Howell doesn’t remember a full week of this life. In August 2008, he was four-wheeling with a group in the South Hills…

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Learning to love him all over again… the brain injury that robbed my husband of all emotion except anger – Manchester Evening News

When Natasha Cassidy’s loving husband Paul said goodbye as he left for work, she had no idea their lives were about to change…

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Founder of Cumbrian brain injury charity speak out about his personal battle – News & Star

A former Carlisle architect has spoken publicly about how a brain injury destroyed his marriage, career and almost drove away his family. Brian Lowe,…

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Brain Injury Association hosting concussion workshop – Windsor Star

The Brain Injury Association of Windsor and Essex County is presenting a free sports concussion workshop known as Use Your Head. The workshop is…

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Brain injury survivors celebrate successes at special ceremony – Hereford Times

CELEBRATION was in the air at a special ceremony which marked the successful completion of a special course by eight local brain injury…

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Chichester String Ensemble offers concert in aid of brain-injury charity – Chichester Observer

Chichester String Ensemble invites you to an evening of music by composers including Elgar, Finzi and the Teleman Viola Concerto, with soloist Lis…

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‘A ski helmet saved my life’: one woman’s story of her accident and recovery – Telegraph.co.uk

No matter how experienced you are on the slopes, accidents can happen at any time – as Rachel Atkinson can testify. A keen snow-sports…

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Hull dad who refused to give up after one-punch brain injury could get Pride of Britain award – Hull Daily Mail

A dad-of-two from west Hull who had his life turned upside down after an unprovoked attack left him with a brain haemorrhage is…

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Conference Topic Focuses On Traumatic Brain Injury, Incarceration – Indiana Public Media

An estimated 60 percent of people in the prison system have suffered some type of traumatic brain injury or TBI. A conference Tuesday…

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“State of Play: Managing Brain Injury Risk in College Sports” Released By Gallagher – PR Newswire

The link between sports-related concussions (SRCs), chronic encephalopathy (CTE) and mental injury is still unsettled. However, the concern about injury to participants arising…

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Afghanistan veteran says support needed for brain injury survivors – The Guardian

Simon Micklethwaite once fought for Canada — now he battles to get through each day. His life took a dramatic, downward turn in 2009…

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Black Country brain injury charity Headway to mark 20th anniversary with awareness conference at University of Wolverhampton Science Park – Stourbridge News

THE Black Country branch of the charity Headway is marking its 20th anniversary with an event next month which will bring together survivors,…

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The art of recovery: photography project helps those with brain injuries express their creativity – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

The Patient Environment Group at Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCHC), with support from Headway Norfolk and Waveney, have been working…

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Leamington student going the extra mile to help hospital’s brain injury unit – Leamington Courier

A student who completed a placement at the Central England Brain Injury Unit (CERU) this year is about to take on his third…

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This is what a brain injury feels like – The Guardian

I opened my eyes to see a clear blue sky and two men leaning over me to put a brace around my neck….

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Transcranial electrical stimulation shows promise for treating mild traumatic brain injury – Science Daily

Using a form of low-impulse electrical stimulation to the brain, documented by neuroimaging, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of…

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Brain Injury Survivor, Carole Starr, Writes Book About Her Recovery – HuffPost

Eighteen years ago Carole Starr was a teacher and amateur musician. On July 6, 1999 she was broadsided in a car accident—and she…

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Brain injury survivor nominated for an award for blog which helped him remember life milestones – Gloucestershire Live

A brain injury survivor has been nominated for an award for a blog which put him on the road to recovery. Will Wood found…

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Protecting the Brain: The Damaging Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury – Psychiatry Advisor

Although traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been in the spotlight recently as a result of athletes being found to have chronic traumatic encephalitis…

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Brain injury breakthrough: New app could SPOT symptoms of concussion after a fall – Express.co.uk

BRAIN injuries – including concussion – could soon be spotted with the help of a smartphone app that measures the changing size of…

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One-punch attack survivor battles brain injury as he enrolls at Northumbria University – Chronicle Live

One-punch attack survivor Billy Close is heading for a bright future after overcoming the assault that nearly killed him. Billy was celebrating his 19th…

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New treatment option discovered for brain injury patients suffering from aggression – Science Daily

A drug originally developed in the 1960s as an antiviral medication is showing promise as a treatment option for people who suffer from…

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Sweet success for brain injury survivor Dudley Garner, who has won an award for helping others get into running – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Mr Garner, 35, from Shotesham All Saints, suffered injuries to his skull and neck and permanent brain damage, which sent him into a…

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Dog makes ‘life changing’ addition to Waltham Abbey brain injury care home – Hertfordshire Mercury

A “life changing” dog who has been living in a care home for people with brain injuries in Waltham Abbey has been awarded…

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Boxer gets record $22 million settlement from New York in brain injury case – MMA Fighting

An important case that has ramifications throughout combat sports has been settled for a record amount of money. New York State agreed to pay…

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After a brain injury ruined his memory, student beats the odds, returns to class – Today.com

It’s been a long medical journey that began in January 2016, when Becker was skiing with his family in Wisconsin. As he and…

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Joanna Brown’s recovery after brain injury while jogging – BBC News

Joanna Brown was on her first outing with a new running club when she suddenly suffered a brain injury she was “lucky to…

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Mother whose daughter suffered brain injury starts dance class with Happy Steps for physically disabled children at Crowle Parish – Worcester News

A MOTHER has set up a dance group for children with disabilities after her daughter sustained a severe brain injury from a cardiac…

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Keiss man to push ID card for those disabled by brain injury – John O’Groat Journal

A MAN left disabled by a tumour has decided to help the public understand the horrific effects brain injuries can have on their…

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Stanmore couple skydiving as part of a campaign for brain injury charity The Children’s Trust – Harrow Times

A husband and wife are getting ready to jump out of a plane at 10,000ft as they join a campaign aiming to raise…

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Joleen Corr: Young mother left with severe brain injury brought home to west Belfast as family seek nursing home – The Irish News

A YOUNG mother left with a severe brain injury after a horrific attack is to be moved to a nursing home after medics…

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An Epsom teenager’s brain injury has inspired her father to take on 80-mile cycle challenge – Epsom Guardian

A proud Epsom Dad swaps jeans for lyra as he takes on an 80-mile cycling challenge for a children’s charity inspired by his…

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Fundraisers taking on an epic challenge for brain injury charity – East Lothian Courier

A WOMAN who recovered from a brain haemorrhage is among those taking on an epic challenge in aid of the charity which helped…

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‘She came alive’ – teen who suffered brain injury at three-days-old finds love in music – Lincolnshire Live

A 19-year-old teenager who suffered a brain injury at three days old and struggles to communicate with others has found her love of…

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Charity helping brain injury survivors given massive cash boost by foundation – Milton Keynes Citizen

A brain injury charity in Milton Keynes is celebrating after receiving a generous donation from a construction charity. Headway Milton Keynes has been running…

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Lottery cash award to help charity Headway support brain injury survivors – Lancashire Evening Post

A charity established due to a lack of support for brain injury survivors has received a substantial lottery windfall. Headway Preston and Chorley has…

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Prince Harry visits Headway Suffolk in Ipswich to launch brain injury ID card – Ipswich Star

The Royal guest visited Headway’s Suffolk base at Ransomes Europark today to learn more about the charity’s fresh initiative and he was greeted…

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ID cards launched for survivors of brain injuries with the support of Prince Harry – Chronicle Live

The launch of new identity cards for people with brain injuries comes as welcome relief for survivors in the North East. His Royal Highness…

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The kiss of life: Heart-rending viral video shows a Navy SEAL standing to embrace his wife for the first time in months after nearly dying in a horrific car accident – Daily Mail

Four months after suffering a catastrophic brain injury from a car accident, a Navy SEAL has stood up again with the help of…

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‘Why my brain injury gets me arrested’ – BBC News

Dominic Hurley is regularly mistaken for being drunk and it has led to him getting arrested. His slurred speech and poor balance is…

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Brain injury centre selling village site for £1.25m – Sussex Express

A 13-acre site in the village of Newick is up for sale to raise £1.25 million for charity. Headway East Sussex has suffered statutory…

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Judo’s Inglis says brain injury has affected senses – BBC News

Judo’s Stephanie Inglis says the brain injury she suffered in a road accident over a year ago has caused her to lose her…

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North East brain injury survivor praises ID card launches by Prince Harry – ITV News

Brain identity card praised by a North East brain injury survivor, who believes it will greatly benefit people in securing the support they…

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Purple bus to bring brain injury awareness to Grafton – The Daily Examiner

A BIG purple bus would certainly grab your attention, and for Belinda Adams, it’s exactly what she wants to raise awareness of brain…

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MMA fighters, boxers may have signs of long-term brain injury in blood – Science Daily

Boxers and mixed martial arts fighters may have markers of long-term brain injury in their blood, according to a study presented at the…

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Prince Harry launches brain injury card in Suffolk – ITV News

Prince Harry is to visit a Suffolk charity next week in order to launch a new card to help protect people with brain…

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Memory-enhancing drug reverses effects of traumatic brain injury in mice – Science Magazine

Whether caused by a car accident that slams your head into the dashboard or repeated blows to your cranium from high-contact sports, traumatic…

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Brain injury centre to close amid NHS ‘pressures and changes’ – ITV News

A centre for people with brain injuries and mental health needs in Swindon is to close due to “pressures and changes within the…

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Staff may lose jobs as brain injury rehab unit shuts – This Is Wiltshire

A TOTAL of 39 jobs are at risk of redundancy as Swindon’s only brain injury rehabilitation centre is set to close. Chalkdown House, which…

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High Court: Anaesthetist must retrain after poor care caused catastrophic brain injury – Irish Legal News

The ‘lenient’ decision of the Medical Council to sanction a consultant anaesthetist who was found to have fallen below expected professional standards in…

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Boost for brain injury survivors on coast – Blackpool Gazette

Brain injury survivors will be able to access support closer to home thanks to the gruelling effort of two men. Until now, Fylde coast…

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Loose beverage cart left American Airlines passenger with severe brain injury, lawsuit says – Fox News

A lawsuit filed Thursday in New York alleges that American Airlines failed to make an emergency stop after a beverage cart struck a…

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Brain injury charity appeals for public vote – Bury Free Press

Voting has opened for an award scheme which could see a local brain injury charity £25,000 better off. Headway Suffolk, which has a…

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Agencies ‘repeatedly failed’ Somerset man with traumatic brain injury safeguarding board review finds – Weston & Somerset Mercury

A ‘vulnerable’ man who suffered from a traumatic brain injury in a road traffic accident was left without appropriate support from social care…

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Cambridgeshire brain injury charity Headway receives £1000 boost – Wisbech Standard

Headway Cambridgeshire provide support…

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‘Somerset agencies failed’ man with brain injury – BBC News

A man who suffered from a brain injury who took his own life was not provided with appropriate support, a serious case review…

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Family of young mum Jessica Rudland with brain injury still searching for answers from Ipswich Hospital – Ipswich Star

The family of young mum who suffered a brain injury while in the care of Ipswich Hospital say they have had to ‘push…

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Report reveals failings to support man who took his own life after suffering brain injury – Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

A REPORT into the death of a Somerset man with a brain injury concluded he had not been provided with appropriate support, with…

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Racing’s Inherent Brain Injury Risk – RoadandTrack.com

The epicenter of the human body is three pounds of fatty tissue, a gelatinous lump floating in a spinal-fluid bath, capped by a…

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Brain injury charity Headway Oxfordshire appeals for volunteers to support vital work – Oxford Mail

A VITAL support centre for brain injury survivors has issued a fresh appeal for volunteers. Headway Oxfordshire last week celebrated the stalwarts who sacrifice…

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Brain injury charity thanks vital volunteers during special week – Oxfordshire Guardian

A brain injury charity is marking Volunteers’ Week by celebrating the vital contribution that volunteers make to the lives of brain injury survivors. Headway…

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High school student graduates aged 20 after brain injury – Daily Mail

A high school senior who was crippled by a brain injury before he was due to graduate has finally received his diploma. TJ Denham…

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Doncaster student beats brain injury to take on charity bike ride – The Star

A Doncaster student who suffered mild traumatic brain injury in a cycling accident has overcome her injuries to cycle to Paris for charity. Lauren…

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South Yorkshire brain injury charity to receive vital funding – The Star

A Rotherham brain injury support group is celebrating after receiving a grand donation from a West Yorkshire housebuilder. Headway Rotherham provide support services to…

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Brain injury can create a ‘new person’, says Cambridge charity – Cambridge News

Sustaining a brain injury can lead to a individual feeling like a different person, research has found. A Cambridge-based…

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ARM computer chips being developed for brain injury implants – The Dispatch Weekly

ARM holdings, leader in microprocessor intellectual property, are to provide chips for brain injury implants. ARM will being providing processors for implants to…

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ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants – BBC News

Chip design giant ARM has teamed up with US researchers on a project to develop chips that can be implanted in the human…

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Louis Theroux film on brain injury featuring Rob and Amanda Barnard from St Cleer out on Netflix – Cornwall Live

A documentary on brain injury, filmed by famous broadcaster Louis Theroux, has featured a family from south east Cornwall and is now available…

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Family fun day at Cofton Park raises £2000 for brain injury charity – Bromsgrove Standard

A FAMILY fun day at Cofton Park on Sunday (May 7) organised by brain injury charity ‘Headway Birmingham and Solihull’ has been hailed…

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Norfolk woman says she is a different person after brain injury – ITV News

A woman from Thetford in Norfolk who suffered a brain aneurysm two years ago is speaking out in support of a new study…

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Brain injury survivor speaks out about accident for awareness campaign – Worcester News

A 21-YEAR-old woman who sustained a brain injury after falling from a horse has spoken out about the impact of her accident. Jasmine George,…

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Tindy Chaggar: How I survived a massive brain injury – BBC News

A woman who suffered a stroke and brain haemorrhage after being hit by a police van on a 999 call says her recovery…

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Dave Mercer had been married three years when a brain injury changed everything. – BBC News

Dave Mercer had been married for three years when he had encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, which changed his personality and relationship…

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Brazilian boy’s survival of brain injury is Fatima ‘miracle’ – Daily Mail

FATIMA, Portugal (AP) – The parents of a Brazilian boy whose recovery from a severe brain injury is being cited by the Vatican…

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Norfolk father-of-two’s brain injury left him forgetting his former self – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

A father-of-two has described how an unprovoked attack 15 years ago resulted in him forgetting who he once was.

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‘Vital’ brain injury charity Headway Oxfordshire opens state-of-the-art neuro gym – The Oxford Times

BRAIN trauma survivors trying to rebuild their lives can now use state-of-the-art sports technology. Headway Oxfordshire has advanced its ‘vital’ work in the county…

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Hayden, 9, makes ‘Headway’ for charity’s ‘brain injury awareness week – East London Advertiser

A nine-year-old boy with hyperactivity disorder causing behaviour problems is helping a London charity’s ‘Action for Brain Injury’ week to highlight the unseen…

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Suffering a brain injury can make you more religious, scientists say – The Independent

Suffering a brain injury can make people more religious, scientists have found. Researchers from Northwestern University in Illinois, USA, found patients who had…

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Acquired brain injury son ‘recovered as a different boy’ – BBC News

Janet McCullough (right) and her son, Eric, are receiving support from Brain…

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Have fun and help raise funds for brain injury charity in Cofton Park – Bromsgrove Standard

A FAMILY fun day will be held at Cofton Park on Sunday (May 7) to kick start a week of activities being organised…

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Daughter shares disappointment after Upminster brain injury rehab unit proposal is rejected – Romford Recorder

Carebase, a south east England and East Anglia residential care provider, had hoped to build a care home and acquired brain injury (ABI)…

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Headway family fun day in Cofton Park will mark Brain Injury Week – Bromsgrove Advertiser

COFTON Park will play host to a family fun day on Sunday to mark the start of National Brain Injury Week. Rednal charity Headway…

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Making Headway in the rehabilitation of brain injury patients – Oxfordshire Guardian

Oxfordshire’s first ever state of the art voluntary sector neurological physiotherapy gym is set to open on Friday (5/5). The ribbon will be cut…

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Brain injury survivors to run pop-up art shop in Hoxton – Hackney Citizen

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Woman with brain injury is asked to be a bridesmaid – Daily Mail

Not a dry eye in the house! Touching moment a woman asks her fiancé’s severely brain damaged sister to be her bridesmaid -…

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Meet the female entrepreneur who became an artist overnight after a brain injury – Metro

When life gives you lemons, paint masterpieces. A successful businesswoman’s life changed forever when a severe head injury gave her a rare artistic talent. Before…

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The invisible cause of homelessness – The Irish Times

You know all those times you dash across the street when you really ought to wait for the traffic to clear? Or the…

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Brain injury victim steps up training on incredible fundraising trail – Oxford Mail

INSPIRATIONAL brain injury victim James Bastin has…

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Documentary explores challenges and triumphs of local traumatic brain injury survivor – Chester County Press

“Brain Crumbs,” a documentary more than five years in the making, looks at the ongoing recovery of Corey Beattie, a local traumatic brain…

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South Woodham Ferrers mother and daughter to run London Marathon for brain injury survivor – Essex Live

Kirstie Burrells will be running to raise money for the charity that…

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‘We were scared and struggled to cope with my son Sean’s brain injury until a charity gave us a lifeline’ – Belfast Telegraph

The mother of a little boy who…

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Charity helped South Woodham Ferrers family after son’s brain injury – Chelmsford Weekly News

Family – Kirstie Burrells with her son Charlie who was involved in…

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Brain injury care: CEO of Headway Oxfordshire slams personalised budgets – The Oxford Times

Andrew Baker (right), who has relied on Headway for his recovery, launched…

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Which kids will take longer to recover from brain injury? – Science Daily

A new biomarker may help predict which children will take longer to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a preliminary…

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What is an Acquired Brain Injury? – SBS News

It’s often called a ‘hidden disability’, but acquired brain injuries affect around 1 in 45 Australians. How does having an Acquired Brain Injury…

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Robert Fergusson national brain injury unit opened – The Edinburgh Reporter

The first patients to be treated in the new brain injury unit at the brand new Royal Edinburgh Campus in Morningside have been…

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This Is What It Is Like to Live With a Brain Injury – TIME

It happened when I took dinner over to my neighbors, who’d just brought their bundle of joy home from the hospital days before….

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4-Year-Old Girl Suffers ‘Severe Brain Injury’ at Dentist’s Office, Documents Say – ABC News

A “once perfectly healthy and normal” 4-year-old girl “can no longer talk or walk or really see much” after suffering severe brain damage…

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Singing Priest features in brain injuries charity concert – the Irish News

STROKES, tumours, road-traffic collisions and sporting accidents can all result in a sudden brain injury and impact upon the lives of the individual…

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Video Games As Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injuries: Gaming Improves Attention, Problem Solving – Medical Daily

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are often difficult to treat, and in severe cases, may leave patients unable to function in their daily lives….

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Brain connectivity disruptions may explain cognitive deficits in people with brain injury Center for BrainHealth – EurekAlert (press release)

Cognitive impairment following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common, often adversely affecting quality of life for those 1.7 million Americans who experience…

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month – Oswego County … – Oswego Daily News

FULTON – Dr. Joanne Scandale, president of the Brain Injury Coalition of CNY spoke to a class at CCC in Fulton on Brain…

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Hothfield Manor Acquired Brain Injury Centre in special measures after CQC inspection – Kent Online

Health inspectors have condemned the appalling standards at a brain injury centre after patients were exposed to violent attacks including a sexual assault….

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Mayor Ted Bouke Proclaims March As Brain Injury Awareness Month In Millburn Township – TAPinto.net

MILLBURN, NJ – Opportunity Project, an organization for brain injury survivors, invites the community to its Millburn, N.J. Clubhouse to learn about brain…

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Intense rehab boosts recovery after brain injury in rat study – Nurse.com (blog)

For cognitive and functional recovery after a stroke or traumatic brain injury, a longer, even more intense period of rehabilitation might improve the…

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4-Year-Old Girl Suffers ‘Severe Brain Injury’ at Dentist’s Office … – ABC News

A 4-year-old girl “can no longer talk or walk or really see much” after suffering severe brain damage during a dentist visit, according…

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Court approves €4.1m settlement for brain injury – RTE.ie

The High Court has approved an interim payment of €4.1m as settlement of a medical negligence action brought on behalf of a now…

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The Science Behind Awareness for Traumatic Brain Injury – WDTV

Doctors at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown see roughly 4,000 patients with some form of a brain injury in a year. Doctors say…

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Ottawa Man with brain injury travels to Hamilton for specialized care. – CTV News

From a devastating accident to renewed hope: a young Ottawa man is one step closer tonight to leaving hospital, after a catastrophic brain…

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Blake Shelton Prays For Fan With Brain Injury Who Can Still Sing His Music (VIDEO) – Gossip Cop

Blake Shelton is praying for a fan who, despite suffering a traumatic brain injury in January, can still sing his music. Watch the…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month – WDBJ7

On March 19, Radford University will host the 2nd annual Joggin’ for Your Noggin’ 5-K. Radford’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association members…

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) risk high in seniors and rising, may initiate Alzheimer-like neurodegeneration – Bel Marra Health

traumatic brain injury tbi risk high seniors initiate alzheimer Traumatic brain injury (TBI) risk is high in seniors and continues to rise, prompting…

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FDA clarifies brain injury device regs as researchers race to better detect concussions – FierceMedicalDevices (press release) (registration)

Consternation over concussions is spreading across the globe. The Economist just declared that “children need protection from high-impact sports such as rugby and…

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‘Concussion’ examines brain injury in athletes – Traverse City Record Eagle

The panelists include Shane Bullough, former Michigan State University linebacker; Kelley Green, a psychologist who specializes in brain injuries; Julie Gronek, a local…

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Woman suffers major brain injury after bus hits her – fox5sandiego.com

SAN DIEGO — A woman was seriously injured after a city bus hit her while she crossed a Core-Columbia intersection Monday, authorities said….

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A CLOSER LOOK: March is Brain Injury Awareness Month – Wicked Local

Hundreds of studies have shown that applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the most effective method to teach children and adolescents with autism spectrum…

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Experts: Music Therapy Has Dramatic Effect On Brain Injury Patients – CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some experts say music works through different brain networks than speech, and that theory has led to a new…

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Girl injured in Christmas Eve crash moves to brain injury rehab – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Giana Bartolucci, the 14-year-old Clarkson pastor’s daughter seriously injured in a drunken-driving crash on Christmas Eve, transferred into to a brain injury rehabilitation…

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Killer mum who caused young dad’s fatal brain injury with one punch is let out of prison for date with jailbird fiancee – Scottish Daily Record

Paul went to chase after Speirs but Murray punched him to the ground, and he suffered a fatal injury when his head hit…

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2003 shooting victim dies due to brain injury, homicide investigation launched – FOX13 Memphis

The investigation revealed Atherly was walking towards his room when he was approached by a black male suspect who demanded money. Police said…

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Adapted yoga feasible, beneficial for adults with stroke or traumatic brain injury – News-Medical.net

A research team, led by an IU School of Health and Rehabilitation faculty member at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has determined that adapted…

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New appointment for Brain Injury Chair Frank Dolaghan – Newry Times

“The Foundation has always stressed the crucial role of carers in the lives of brain injury survivors. He added, “Carers are a hugely…

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ISIL’s attempt to recruit First Nations man with brain injury on Twitter displays ‘nothing to lose’ strategy – National Post

TORONTO—Two days after a terrorist killed a soldier at the National War Memorial and ran into the Parliament Buildings, Dwayne Boissoneau went onto…

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Experimental drug may limit harmful effects of traumatic brain injury – Horsetalk

A Kentucky researcher has found that an experimental drug first identified in 2007 may aid patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The laboratory…

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Indy attorney represents 2 in NFL brain-injury cases – Indiana Lawyer

Attorney Dan Chamberlain is betting on a couple of ex-players with tarnished pasts in lawsuits that contend the National Football League failed to…

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Spaulding Rehab Hospital Uses Music To Treat Brain Injuries – CBS Local

BOSTON (CBS) — For months, WBZ has been bringing you stories of local people affected by the opioid crisis. Dr. Mallika Marshall introduces…

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Brain Injury Claims – Access Legal from Shoosmiths (press release)

The impact of brain injury, not just on the individual, but the entire family is often underestimated. Our expert brain injury solicitors understand…

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CCTV: Pub attack leaves man in hospital for several weeks with brain injury – Coventry Telegraph

Police have issued a CCTV image as they investigate a serious assault outside a Coventry pub which left a man with bleeding on…

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Joe Blundo commentary: Storytelling helps recovery from brain injury – Columbus Dispatch

The injury interrupted her plan for a career change. Family, friends and therapy have all played a role in her recovery. And so…

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Man who broke up brawl suffers potential brain injury, police say – KSL.com

MURRAY — A man was hospitalized for a potential brain injury after trying to break up a fight at the Fraternal Order of…

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Experimental drug candidate may aid traumatic brain injury patients – News-Medical.net

A new report by University of Kentucky researcher Linda Van Eldik, PhD, describes an experimental drug candidate that may aid patients with traumatic…

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Evil dad who left baby daughter with brain injury and 26 fractured ribs is convicted of murder – Birmingham Mail

A father who left his baby daughter with a brain injury and 26 fractured ribs because he couldn’t cope with looking after her…

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Qatar in brain injury research initiative – Gulf Times

The Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), which functions under the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), is spearheading a major international research initiative on…

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Police appeal for help to find vulnerable man with brain injury missing from hospital – getwestlondon

Officers are said to be concerned for his safety and well-being as Lakhbir had been taken to the hospital on Thursday February 18…

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Trial jury hears assault left wife with brain injury – Irish Examiner

The jury in a serious assault trial has been told a woman suffered a stroke, brain injury, and various broken bones after being…

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Response to dopamine in prematurity: a biomarker for brain injury? – Nature.com

A recent trial was opened in the EU and the UK (ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01482559) to investigate the impact of dopamine vs placebo with the…

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Charges: Man suffers potential brain injury in Fraternal Order of Eagles brawl – Deseret News

MURRAY — A man was hospitalized for a potential brain injury after trying to break up a fight at the Fraternal Order of…

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Popular joint-master died of ‘traumatic brain injury’ – Horse & Hound

Senior coroner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough David Heming said: “Gemma died on 6 November 2015, at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge from a traumatic brain…

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‘Mindless’ thug who left man with brain injury after violent attack in Northampton avoids jail – Northampton Chronicle & Echo

‘Mindless’ thug who left man with brain injury after violent attack in Northampton avoids jail. Northampton Crown Court. Callum Jones. callum.jones@jpress.co.uk. 06:30 Saturday…

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Concussions can prove deadly: A single brain injury dramatically increases risk of suicide – Salon

One of the more likely explanations, he says, is that concussion causes brain injury such as inflammation (as has been found in some…

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Darlington rugby players show team spirit for brain injury victims – Darlington and Stockton Times

RUGBY players at learned the meaning of pedal power as they tackled adaptive cycling to raise awareness of brain injury. Squad members Jake…

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Man suffers brain injury when woman hits his moped, leaves scene, police say – WYFF Greenville

The officer said he found a blue moped that had been hit by an unknown driver who left the scene. The driver of…

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John Castello passes on TWELVE college scholarships due to brain injury concerns – Daily Mail

He has been pegged as having huge potential on the field and had the choice of full football scholarships to no less than…

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Brain injury survivors heal through art – KMSP-TV

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is hoping to tackle the problem through art. The nonprofit is asking brain injury survivors and their family…

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Brain injury seminar is returning to St. Louis area – STLtoday.com

Dryden sought out those answers shortly after the incident and found out about a free seminar held by the Brain Injury Association of…

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Baby may have had brain injury before birth, inquest hears – Irish Times

A baby boy who died days after his birth may have suffered a brain injury a week before he was born, an inquest…

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Suicide Risk Increases 3-Fold In Adults After Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury – Medical Daily

The risk of suicide among brain injury patients increased regardless of their demographic characteristics, and it was independent of past psychiatric conditions. “It…

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Newborn twin died from brain injury after bungled delivery in Manchester – Daily Mail

Daily Mail A newborn twin died from a massive brain injury just 24 hours after a doctor pulled him around ‘like a ragdoll’ during…

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Twin died from massive brain injury after doctor ‘pulled him out like rag doll’ during bungled delivery – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk A newborn twin died from a massive brain injury just 24 hours after a doctor pulled him around “like a ragdoll” during a…

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Henry VIII: ‘brain injury caused by jousting to blame for erratic behaviour and possible impotence’ – BBC History Magazine (blog)

Instead the paper argues that “traumatic brain injury could have caused diffuse axonal injury [a common brain injury in which the wires that…

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Here’s why female newborns are less vulnerable to brain injury – The Indian Express

The Indian Express Researchers have identified the protein which offers females stronger protection against brain injury. It has been known for some time that…

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What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury? – Task & Purpose

In 2007, the Department of Defense mandated that diagnosing traumatic brain injuries needed to change from being symptom driven, to incident driven, explained…

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Baby’s broken bones and brain injury were missed twice by medics in A&E – Belfast Telegraph

A newborn baby’s fractured ribs and bleeding to his brain was not discovered until the infant’s third visit to a hospital emergency department,…

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Sunday Sports Pages: concussion v brain injury,and the restricted media access to players – Newstalk 106-108 fm

‘There’s a big debate about what is concussion and what is brain injury. Shane points out a lot of what is out there…

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