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encephalopathy

en se fuh law puh thee

  • n  any disorder or disease of the brain

  • Nine-year-old Ashley, who was born with a rare brain condition known as static encephalopathy, at home in the state of Washington.
  • Just last December Prime Minister John Major insisted that there was "no scientific evidence" that the fatal brain infection, called bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), could .
  • On the second day of hospitalization, she began to suffer from hypoxic encephalopathy her brain was not receiving enough oxygen and she was put on a ventilator.
News & Articles

  • Concussions: Spotting first concussion critical - Sun, 16 Jun 2013 PST
    An athlete receiving a second concussion before fully recovering from the first falls into a dangerous category known as Secondary Impact Syndrome (SIS). One leading expert on such injuries, Dr. Robert Cantu of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at the Boston University School of Medicine, believes that 50 percent of these SIS incidents result in death.
    June 16, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review
  • Coroner: Summerville woman's death ruled accidental
    The Dorchester County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of a Summerville woman as an accident following an investigation. Coroner Chris Nisbet says Tabetha Grooms cause of death was anoxic encephalopathy due to blunt force injury to head due to fall.
    June 10, 2013 - Live 5 News Charleston
Quotes

  • Mike Johanns in WSOCtv.com
    The results confirm the presence of (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in this animal,Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said at a Friday news conference.
  • Chuck Strahl in CIDRAP
    In marking the advent of the new rules yesterday, Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Chuck Strahl said the government "has taken a significant step toward accelerating the elimination of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) from Canadian...
  • Chris Nowinski in Pro Wrestling Torch
    I was saddened today, but not surprised, to learn that Andrew 'Test' Martin was suffering from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative brain disease caused by repetitive trauma, when he passed away,Nowinski said....

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