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Microcephaly: A Success Story0
Microcephaly: A Success Story
Published: June 29, 2016 | 4 minute read

Brain Injury - Microcephaly Can Be Helped! Tim is No Longer Blind, Deaf and Immobile When Tim was born, he was cyanotic and had trouble breathing. After his birth, he had difficulty feeding and seemed sluggish compared to most newborns. By 9 months of age Tim was delayed compared to other babies. Doctors recommended therapies to speed up his development, which did not yield results. At one year of age, after a vaccination, parents noticed a substantial regression in his abilities.

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Cerebral Palsy: Injury to the midbrain can be treated0
Cerebral Palsy: Injury to the midbrain can be treated
Published: June 9, 2016 | 5 minute read

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms & What You Can Do Melvin’s Success Story Gives Hope for Children with Brain Injury After Melvin’s birth, he appeared to develop well and his parents thought that everything was fine. However, when he was five months old he caught the flu and became severely ill. He vomited a great deal and lost nearly one kilogram of weight. He then became ill with tonsillitis. For the next two months he was severely ill and slept most of the time.

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From Hemiplegia and Learning Problems to Running a Marathon and School0
From Hemiplegia and Learning Problems to Running a Marathon and School
Published: May 25, 2016 | 6 minute read

Hemiplegia and Learning Problems Nihad crosses the finish line Nihad was born a well child. At 5 months of age, he suddenly became very ill. He became very irritable and lethargic, developed a fever and began projectile vomiting. At first, doctors thought it might just be a product of teething, but it became obvious that Nihad was suffering from something far more serious. When he was finally admitted to the hospital, it was discovered that he was suffering from tuberculous meningitis, which had caused increased intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus.

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Near-Drowning and Coma0
Near-Drowning and Coma
Published: April 13, 2016 | 4 minute read

Brain Injury From Near-Drowning and Coma Functionally blind, deaf and paralyzed, brilliant Caelum battles his way back. Caelum today reading about a topic of interest Caelum was born a well child. During the first year of his life, he developed like other babies. He started to walk and talk, just as he should. Then, when Caelum was 17 months old, his parents experienced every parent’s worst nightmare. Caelum fell into the pool and nearly drowned.

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A Cardiac Arrest, Brain Injury and a Poor Prognosis Didn’t Stop Greta from Walking0
A Cardiac Arrest, Brain Injury and a Poor Prognosis Didn’t Stop Greta from Walking
Published: March 2, 2016 | 5 minute read

Brain Injury Diagnosis Proves Incorrect Greta was born by emergency C-section. After she was born, it was noted she had aspirated the amniotic fluid, and she needed a blood transfusion. The baby lost a great deal of blood, and her organs nearly failed. She went into cardiac arrest and required cardiac massage to revive her. She had no birth cry and breathed poorly. A diagnosis of brain injury was given to Greta.

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