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Independent concussion consultants introduced to top-level rugby
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Independent concussion consultants introduced to top-level rugby

Jul 14th 2021, 12:31 AM 3,621 Views 2 Comments

The measure comes as World Rugby announces its six-point plan to further player welfare.

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment
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Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:29 PM 24,509 Views 0 Comments

The boy, known as John, suffered a devastating brain injury in road crash in 2020.

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
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'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 50,946 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind
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'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 27,514 Views 28 Comments

The words of Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, and Michael Lipman have rocked the professional game.

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action
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Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action

Dec 8th 2020, 5:47 PM 13,793 Views 14 Comments

Ex-England hooker Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable CTE.

Man deemed unfit to stand trial on a number of alleged assaults
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Man deemed unfit to stand trial on a number of alleged assaults

Nov 5th 2020, 4:04 PM 20,651 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the defendant lost his leg a few years ago after he was knocked down by a lorry.

'This is destroying lives': Patients say Ireland's neuro-rehab strategy has 'sat on a shelf for nearly a decade'
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# Neurorehabilitation

'This is destroying lives': Patients say Ireland's neuro-rehab strategy has 'sat on a shelf for nearly a decade'

Mar 7th 2020, 12:00 PM 22,286 Views 7 Comments

Neuro-rehabilitation services are needed by people living with MS, Parkinson’s disease and acquired brain injuries.

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat
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Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat

Jun 10th 2019, 5:59 PM 5,126 Views 0 Comments

‘Our experienced medical team will continue to assess and monitor Jarly Og,’ a statement reads.

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion
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Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion

Feb 12th 2019, 11:43 AM 4,669 Views 2 Comments

The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.

After almost a year waiting, brain injury patient gets HSE funding for place in new facility
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After almost a year waiting, brain injury patient gets HSE funding for place in new facility

Sep 16th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,801 Views 7 Comments

The Clondalkin man’s family launched a media campaign last month – now, funding’s been granted.

'It's tough to see someone like Dippy have to retire at a young age'
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'It's tough to see someone like Dippy have to retire at a young age'

Sep 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,890 Views 4 Comments

Leinster’s Jack Conan was sad to see his former team-mate forced to hang up his boots.

"They weren't expecting him to survive": Father of brain injury patient hopes for funding to give his son a future
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"They weren't expecting him to survive": Father of brain injury patient hopes for funding to give his son a future

Aug 24th 2018, 6:01 AM 13,156 Views 4 Comments

Two years ago Paul de Ferreira was involved in a quad bike accident that saw damage to his frontal lobe and caused some of his skull to be removed.

VIDEO: 'We wanted to show people that he can do things they might not think are possible'
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# Padraig Schaler

VIDEO: 'We wanted to show people that he can do things they might not think are possible'

Jul 8th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,035 Views 8 Comments

Pádraig Schaler and his family show us how they got on on a recent trip to Cape Cod.

'They said he would have an intolerable life - they were wrong': Pádraig Schaler returns to spot he was knocked down
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'They said he would have an intolerable life - they were wrong': Pádraig Schaler returns to spot he was knocked down

Jun 17th 2018, 7:30 AM 20,639 Views 6 Comments

Pádraig was seriously injured in a bike accident five years ago.

'My symptoms were all invisible, so how could anybody understand what I was going through?'
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'My symptoms were all invisible, so how could anybody understand what I was going through?'

Jun 10th 2018, 3:00 PM 72,473 Views 8 Comments

A first hand account of living with a brain injury, by Linda Collins.

Father of brain injury victim who suffers spasms seeks access to trial of cannabis-based drug
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Father of brain injury victim who suffers spasms seeks access to trial of cannabis-based drug

Feb 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 21,813 Views 22 Comments

Sativex can be trialled for MS sufferers but not those with acquired brain injury.

Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí
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Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí

Feb 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 25,520 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred while he was involved in the hijacking of a car months after the alleged murder.

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury
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New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury

Feb 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,070 Views 2 Comments

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

'There is no excuse': Detained US student suffered 'extensive' brain damage in North Korea
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# Otto Warmbier

'There is no excuse': Detained US student suffered 'extensive' brain damage in North Korea

Jun 16th 2017, 7:47 AM 37,294 Views 30 Comments

He was arrested for allegedly taking a poster from a North Korean hotel.

Fair City scriptwriter: 'Heather's brain injury is my brother's story too'
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Fair City scriptwriter: 'Heather's brain injury is my brother's story too'

Jun 11th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,262 Views 19 Comments

Sometimes a storyline comes along that is different, that is deeply personal, writes Jennifer Davidson.

Brain injury: ''Fighting' has become my mission in life since my son Pádraig’s catastrophic accident'
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Brain injury: ''Fighting' has become my mission in life since my son Pádraig’s catastrophic accident'

Apr 23rd 2017, 3:00 PM 548 Views 14 Comments

It’s time to stand tall for the rights of persons with neurological illnesses, and especially for those with severe acquired brain injuries, writes Reinhard Schaler.

Hope for change as families meet Health Minister on support for people with brain injury
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Hope for change as families meet Health Minister on support for people with brain injury

Sep 20th 2016, 10:19 AM 10,043 Views 11 Comments

Four families attended the meeting yesterday.

Terrifying video shows former rugby player 'cut out' while discussing concussions
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Terrifying video shows former rugby player 'cut out' while discussing concussions

Feb 16th 2016, 2:19 PM 17,088 Views 18 Comments

John Shaw was being interviewed by the BBC.

An accident left Pádraig in a coma - now he can 'talk' to his family
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An accident left Pádraig in a coma - now he can 'talk' to his family

Dec 16th 2015, 6:04 AM 27,000 Views 8 Comments

Pádraig has been moved from Hamburg back to Ireland.

Woman jailed for knocking down mum of two, leaving her with brain injury
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Woman jailed for knocking down mum of two, leaving her with brain injury

Dec 1st 2015, 3:58 PM 20,850 Views 20 Comments

Jayne Kearney was almost three times the legal limit at the time.

This young husband and father can no longer walk or talk after hitting his head kitesurfing
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# Dollymount Strand

This young husband and father can no longer walk or talk after hitting his head kitesurfing

Oct 12th 2015, 6:05 AM 41,399 Views 23 Comments

“You still dream that Dominic will one day just start talking to you.”

Three years after falling into a coma, Pádraig's family prepare to bring him home
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Three years after falling into a coma, Pádraig's family prepare to bring him home

May 21st 2015, 6:01 AM 40,841 Views 13 Comments

They are fundraising to help care for him 24/7 in Ireland.

Natasha McShane making "remarkable" progress five years after vicious attack
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Natasha McShane making "remarkable" progress five years after vicious attack

Apr 18th 2015, 6:58 PM 45,163 Views 21 Comments

Her attacker was sentenced to 90 years in prison.

Sending electrical current to brain could help treat Alzheimer's
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Sending electrical current to brain could help treat Alzheimer's

Aug 29th 2014, 9:34 AM 7,020 Views 17 Comments

The treatment has now been proven to improve memory and could help in other memory disorders, like from stroke or brain injury.

A son in a coma - and a family determined to help others with brain injuries
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A son in a coma - and a family determined to help others with brain injuries

Jul 5th 2014, 8:30 AM 16,169 Views 3 Comments

Pádraig Schaler is in the care of a hospital in Hamburg, and his family want to help others in similar situations.

Patients in a vegetative state are often misdiagnosed, but a new brain scan may help
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Patients in a vegetative state are often misdiagnosed, but a new brain scan may help

Apr 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,020 Views 3 Comments

Traditional methods of testing if a patient will recover can be ‘little better than flipping a coin’ in some cases.

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,456 Views 7 Comments

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

O'Carroll in contact with brain specialist after All-Ireland final concussion
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O'Carroll in contact with brain specialist after All-Ireland final concussion

Oct 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 21,361 Views 18 Comments

The Dublin defender was concussed during last month’s clash with Mayo.

This is what happens to your brain when you get a concussion
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This is what happens to your brain when you get a concussion

Oct 12th 2013, 7:12 AM 3,135 Views 0 Comments

It’s the topic preoccupying those who run sports like rugby and American football.

New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug
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New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug

Mar 19th 2013, 8:45 PM 12,424 Views 7 Comments

The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.

Doctor: Former world champion Hector 'Macho' Camacho is brain dead
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Doctor: Former world champion Hector 'Macho' Camacho is brain dead

Nov 22nd 2012, 2:36 PM 10,655 Views 6 Comments

The 50-year-old Camacho was shot as he and a friend sat in a Ford Mustang parked outside a bar Tuesday night.

Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study
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Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 5,066 Views 0 Comments

A New Zealand study has shown that mild brain injury could be more prevalent than previously believed.

Dutch prince 'may never regain consciousness' after avalanche injury
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Dutch prince 'may never regain consciousness' after avalanche injury

Feb 24th 2012, 8:39 PM 7,805 Views 14 Comments

Doctors say Johan Friso suffered serious brain damage during last week’s accident in Austria.

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

Jan 11th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,921 Views 29 Comments

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

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing
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The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

Sep 4th 2011, 11:16 AM 297 Views 0 Comments

With an ode to the healing power of football fanaticism and the incredible story of Rwanda’s national cycling team, this week’s round-up of the best writing the internet has to offer isn’t to be missed.

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