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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Brain Damage

All time
# positive news
Ajax midfielder communicating after waking from coma nearly three years on from collapse
22-year-old Abdelhak Nouri suffered severe brain damage in July 2017.
# delphi
New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury
Researchers based in Cork have been awarded €570,000 to develop the system.
# Thinking of his future
'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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Brain Damage
Swastika-clad Mongolian rapper 'beaten up by Russian diplomat'
The incident was sparked by the rapper wearing a swastika on stage.
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 .
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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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