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#Brain Damage

From TheJournal.ie New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury Delphi

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury

Researchers based in Cork have been awarded €570,000 to develop the system.

'I've got two kids and a missus. I don't want problems after boxing' - Frampton cuts sparring in half

The former two-weight world champion is hoping to avoid brain damage when he eventually retires.

From TheJournal.ie In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court Life Support

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court

The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.

From TheJournal.ie The American student who was released from North Korea last week has died Otto Warmbier

The American student who was released from North Korea last week has died

Otto Warmbier had returned to the US last week after more than 17 months in prison.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case Galway

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case

Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.

From The42 Footballers more likely to get brain damage from blows to the head - study Dementia

Footballers more likely to get brain damage from blows to the head - study

The researchers looked at 14 retired players who had started playing and heading the ball in childhood or their early teens.

From TheJournal.ie Brain-damaged woman receives €4 million settlement from HSE Settlement

Brain-damaged woman receives €4 million settlement from HSE

The claims were fully denied and the settlement was made without admission of liability by the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Swastika-clad Mongolian rapper 'beaten up by Russian diplomat' Brain Damage

Swastika-clad Mongolian rapper 'beaten up by Russian diplomat'

The incident was sparked by the rapper wearing a swastika on stage.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage CTE

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage

A lawsuit in the name of Joe “Road Warrior Animal” Laurinaitis and others alleges that WWE is liable for neurological damages .

From TheJournal.ie Doctors call for a ban on tackling in youth rugby Concussion

Doctors call for a ban on tackling in youth rugby

“The majority of all injuries occur during contact or collision, such as the tackle and the scrum,” the letter said.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after being left 'brain-dead' in French drug trial Rennes

Man dies after being left 'brain-dead' in French drug trial

Three others face irreversible brain damage after taking part in the drugs trial.

From The42 Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m Negligence

Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m

Radwan Hamed won a high court case against the Premier League club yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights Childbirth

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights

A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.

From TheJournal.ie Apps from Irish start-up to provide home therapy for stroke sufferers Home Therapy

Apps from Irish start-up to provide home therapy for stroke sufferers

The word-finding technology was inspired when the founder’s husband survived a stroke which left him with severe expressive aphasia.

From TheJournal.ie Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat Brutal Attack

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat

The trauma surgeon who treated Natasha said there three separate lacerations were discovered and there was a lot of blood.

From TheJournal.ie Investment company raises €100,000 for Jack and Jill Foundation Charity

Investment company raises €100,000 for Jack and Jill Foundation

The 250 staff at the company took part in marathons and held bake sales and talent shows as well as donating its art collection to raise funds.

From The42 On me 'ead! Nodding a football may cause brain damage, according to a new study Headers

On me 'ead! Nodding a football may cause brain damage, according to a new study

Scientists say there’s evidence of mental impairment cause by repeatedly heading the ball.

From TheJournal.ie Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds Inkgate

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation says it could use the €50,000 worth of spent printer cartridges to raise funds for brain damaged children.

From TheJournal.ie High Court rules boy, 6, with brain injury should not be resuscitated Courts

High Court rules boy, 6, with brain injury should not be resuscitated

Resuscitating the boy, who sustained a serious brain injury after nearly drowning four years ago, is ‘not in his best interests’.

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