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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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Jersey charity lead the way in Brain Injury Awareness Week – ITV News

The Jersey-based charity, Headway is holding a series of events this week to make people more aware…

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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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Taking your GCSEs after a brain injury – ITV News West Country

Doing a set of GCSEs is pressure enough for any teenager so imagine doing them if you’ve…

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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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