brain damage

Memorial for Ajax footballer Abdelhak Nouri at AMC hospital in Amsterdam, 16 Jul 2017
Jul 17 '17 08:55

A man was injured at an Amsterdam gathering to pay tribute to Ajax footballer Abdelhak Nouri on Friday night. Rachid Kajdouh had to undergo surgery after a firework exploded in his face at the tribute in Geuzenveld, AT5 reports.

The explosion seriously damaged his cheek. He was operated on that same evening, but he will have permanent scarring and part of his face is paralyzed, according to the broadcaster.

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Jul 14 '17 08:18

All football matches must have a mandatory defibrillator available in future, according Michel D'Hooghe, physician and chairman of world football union FIFA's medical committee. If a defibrillator is handy, situations like Ajax player Abdelhak Nouri sustaining brain damage may be prevented, he believes, according to NOS.

Abdelhak Nouri
Jul 13 '17 14:40

Abdelhak Nouri sustained severe and lasting brain damage when he suffered from heart arrhythmias during an Ajax practice match against Werder Bremem on Saturday, the Amsterdam team revealed in a statement on Thursday.

"In the intensive care unit of the hospital in Innsbruck, Nouri's brain functions were further tested over the past few days", Ajax reports. "The diagnosis that was made is that a large part of his brain no longer functions and that the chance of recovery of these crucial brain functions is nil."

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Mar 23 '16 12:54

The police are increasingly finding empty whipped cream canisters where young people hang out. Young people use the nitrous oxide in the canisters to get high, which could lead to brain damage, infertility, impotence or neurological disorders in the long term, according to the police.

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Feb 10 '16 12:25

A Dutch tourist died in Suriname after contracting the Zika virus. He is the fourth to die in the country after contracting the virus. Scientists are currently investigating whether the cause of these four deaths were in fact the Zika virus, or whether the virus exacerbated existing symptoms

Jan 22 '16 14:20

Ten Dutch people are infected with the Zika Virus, the virus that took over South and Central America in mid-December. The virus is generally not dangerous to adults, but can be very dangerous for unborn children

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Aug 4 '15 15:36

The Public Prosecutor has demanded five years in prison and a psychiatric institution against a man who is suspected of murdering his neighbor with an ax in their apartment building in Portugaal in December last year

Jun 18 '15 14:45

Dirk Klaas M., the 71 year old man who extorted the De Mol family, appeared in court on Thursday. According to experts who examined M., He suffers from dementia caused by damage to part the part of his brain that controls "impulse behavior". This affected his empathy and led to obsessive and compulsive behavior.

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May 4 '15 14:29

A researcher studying memory problems among airplane staff for the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, denies the claims made by fellow researcher that people traveling by plane are exposed to deadly nerve gases.

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May 4 '15 10:00

People traveling on aircraft are systematically exposed to life-threatening nerve gases, which are sucked in through the engine along with the fresh air. Frequent flyers that can not break down the toxins properly, are at risk of becoming critically ill, or even dying.

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Oct 24 '14 10:59

Research by epidemiologist Lisanne Balk shows that the extent of brain damage in MS patients can be seen on their eye scans.