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traumatic brain injury

n. Abbr. TBI
Injury to the brain caused by an external force such as a violent blow to the head, resulting in loss of consciousness, memory loss, dizziness, and confusion, and in some cases leading to long-term health effects, including motor and sensory problems, cognitive and behavioral dysfunction, and dementia.
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The trial was conducted in the US, France, Italy, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Russia and Hungary and compared the efficacy of Dysport versus placebo in hemiparetic patients following a stroke or brain trauma.
The endurance cyclist, a student at Middlesbrough's Macmillan Sixth Form College, came off his bike and was left with brain trauma so catastrophic he had to be tube fed for three weeks and was initially unable to speak or move.
While it is certain that it is still a long road to recovery for the seven-time world champion, the rehabilitation period at home can reportedly make a huge difference to Michael's recovery from the brain trauma that he sustained in the skiing accident in December.
These findings suggest future therapies could help repair nerve damage after people suffer spinal cord injury or brain trauma, researchers said.
It was in the French Alps resort of Meribel that on December 29 last year, the retired seven-time German champion fell and hit his head on a rock, suffering a brain trauma and is now in intensive care in a medically-induced coma.
"Brain trauma sufferers often start painting as therapy and patterns and colours look completely different to me since my operation," she said.
Los Angeles, CA, September 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- One year removed from his shocking announcement to retire from college football and forgo an NFL career, due to repeated concussions, former UCLA linebacker Patrick Larimore unveils today a new social enterprise, My Head Hurts, to empower brain trauma survivors.
Among the injured were 14 in Istanbul, including one who suffered brain trauma, the Istanbul governor's office said.
FRESH concerns have been raised about whether longer journeys to a new hospital for brain trauma patients will hamper treatment.
She discusses the meaning, cultural significance, and globalization of sport, its relationship to business, and its marginalizing and privileging power; issues worldwide, such as hosting the Olympics, performance enhancing drugs, masculinity, race and ethnicity, violence and unsportsmanlike behaviors, women, and the media; and North American issues like hosting the Super Bowl, player salary debates, the commercialism of intercollegiate athletes, racial diversity and racism, gender inequity in sport leadership, NASCAR, concussions and brain trauma, and skateboarding and ultrarunning as lifestyle sports.
Invented by a team at a hospital in North Carolina, America, the high-tech machine was initially pioneered to help brain trauma and stroke patients in their rehabilitation.
Bolduc was severely beaten and the injuries resulted in severe brain trauma. She said authorities have video and audio evidence that directly link Mr.