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

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Of the brain-damaged children analyzed, 26% of brain damage occurs in the intrapartum period and can be detected by a Hon fetal heart rate pattern.
The attack caused him to fall to the ground, in Dersingham Drive, Aldermans Green, and bang his head on a kerb, leaving him brain-damaged.
A close family friend said: "Jo is severely brain-damaged and realistically there is no way out of that.
Peter Walsh, chief executive of charity Action Against Medical Accidents, said: "It is outrageous and heartless to rob brain-damaged babies of money they need."
Gateshead's Queen Elizabeth Hospital performed an emergency caesarian section but baby Georgia was left brain-damaged by bleeding in the brain.
But because Terri has been brain-damaged since 1990, Michael's efforts have attracted euthanasia proponents who claim Terri's disablement entitles her to a mercy killing--though it is debatable how merciful it would be to remove her feeding tube so that she dies of starvation and dehydration over a period of about two weeks.
Terri Schiavo's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, asked supporters to return home to spend Easter Sunday with their families as the couple's severely brain-damaged daughter went a ninth day without food or water.
All six brain-damaged patients remembered facts and events from more than a decade before their injuries occurred.
A severely brain-damaged teenager, who could have led a normal life if she had been delivered just one hour earlier, was yesterday awarded pounds 1.39 million agreed High Court damages.
A MAN left brain-damaged after a series of blunders was awarded pounds 3.2million in damages yesterday.
Boxing: Michael Watson, the brain-damaged fighter who walked this year's London Marathon in six days, received heavyweight applause at last night's British Boxing Board Awards at Hammersmith's Novotel.
A TEENAGE thug who left a dad brain-damaged was caged for five years yesterday.
The findings from brain-damaged patients and healthy volunteers justify renaming the fusiform gyrus as "the fusiform face area," Kanwisher says.
A COVENTRY charity which provides care for brain-damaged youngsters in the city is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month.
BRAIN-damaged Terri Schiavo was effectively sentenced to death last night after a judge dismissed an appeal by her parents to save her.