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# Brain Injury

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# Avalanche
Dutch prince 'may never regain consciousness' after avalanche injury
Doctors say Johan Friso suffered serious brain damage during last week’s accident in Austria.
# 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’.
# Well read
The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing
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.
# Gaelic Football
Mark McGovern's debt mounting daily in San Francisco
Fermanagh’s Mark McGovern, the Gaelic footballer who suffered a serious brain injury while playing in San Francisco, has amassed over $1.1m in debt over the course of his five weeks in intensive care.
# Research
Football and traumatic brain injury: a secret history of the NFL
The NFL has a serious problem with concussion, one the league is largely refusing to countenance. A small group of scientists and veterans have set about amassing scientific evidence.
Surgeons study traumatic brain injuries… in Asterix comics
A group of German doctors have studied all 704 cases of head injuries in 34 books. They’ve concluded that losing a helmet can mean a big headache!
# Gabrielle Giffords
How did Gabrielle Giffords survive?
Several factors coincided to improve Gabrielle Giffords’ chances of surviving a bullet through the head, doctors say.