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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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