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Delighted to be hosting Prof Brad Kurowski ⁦@CincyChildrens⁩ who is presenting his research on #child #braininjury at the ⁦@exeterpsych⁩ Spring Seminar
96.6% of #child #brainunjury are mild - Prof Brad Kurowski
Influences on recovery - individual factors (pre injury ability, genetics, sex, age)
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I'd like to offer an alternative perspective on the world of Anna and Elsa in @Disney's "Frozen:"

Elsa was a leper, and a traumatic brain injury suffered as a child led Anna to experience a fanciful world divorced from reality.

A #PublicHealth thread: (Ping @Surgeon_General)
Arendelle is beautiful, +almost certainly represents Norway in the mid-1800s. Opposite to the rest of Northern Europe, leprosy was prevalent-indeed, rampant-in Norway well into the mid-19th Century. In 1816, Norwegian leprosariums were called "graveyards for the living."
Confined to her room all day, covered from head-to-toe with long robes and forbidden to touch anything without wearing her gloves, it's no stretch to imagine that young Princess Elsa was stricken at a young age with this disease that raged across the Norwegian countryside.
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“Now, #doctors and #scientists say such unconventional weapons may have caused the baffling symptoms and ailments that, starting in late 2016, hit more than three dozen American diplomats and family members in #Cuba and #China.”

#microwave
#Sonic
“…study’s lead author & director of Center for #BrainInjury & Repair at UPenn, said in a recent interview that #microwaves were now considered a main suspect & the team was increasingly sure the #diplomats suffered brain injury.

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“…Air Force scientists sought to beam comprehensible speech into heads of adversaries. Their novel approach won a patent in 2002, update in 2003. In a twist, #2003contract was awarded to #microwave experts who had emigrated to US from #Russia & #Ukraine.”
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