brain damage

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injury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently)

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The French nationwide study involved more than a million hospital patients discharged with dementia and alcoholrelated brain damage between 2008 and 2013.
After Gracie was born, by C-section, she had seizures, and imaging studies showed she had brain damage from decreased oxygen, according to the Bulgers.
The brain damage from a concussion will often heal, with appropriate rest and rehab; but repeated concussions or concussions with little time for recovery will lead to permanent brain damage.
Usually, the chances of survival after such a severe brain damage and more than 25 minutes duration of resuscitation are six per cent.
One of the major causes of neonatal brain damage is preterm delivery.
Floravanti (1981) in a multi-factor method of assessing vascular brain damage patients that was based on combination of items designed to evaluate performance on the Bender-Gestalt Test and some sub-scales of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale.
Those who were most closely following a Mediterranean-like diet were 36 percent less likely to have areas of brain damage than those who were least following the diet.
While there is no absolute point in brain damage, heart stoppage is an absolute point.
just one side of Mr Oyebola's brain was affected, raising hopes that he may survive without brain damage.
We are looking for any answers as to why this happened, what brain damage may have occurred, and about whether or not he can still lead a normal life.
It is unlikely he would have survived without severe brain damage had his father not supplied him with air from his own breath.
Nick Zemke is always smiling and joking these days, a great relief to his mother, because a doctor had told her the brain damage might limit his emotions.
In 1990, while allegedly on a diet of 10 to 15 glasses of iced tea a day and little additional intake, Schiavo suffered cardiac arrest that caused irreversible brain damage.
Intrapartum fetal heart rate patterns can reveal urgent information about neurologic injuries suffered during labor, and also can identify brain damage sustained before the perinatal period.