Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will the college football season be sidelined by COVID?

(HealthDay)—The odds are not good for college football conferences that have decided to press forward with their fall season despite the coronavirus pandemic, experts say.

Pediatrics

August is deadliest month for young football players

(HealthDay)—It is an annual rite of summer: sending young men out on football fields across America in the sweltering August heat for grueling practice sessions designed to prepare them for the coming season.

Neuroscience

Brain scans may reveal concussion damage in living athletes

Researchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head blows. Experimental scans found higher levels of an abnormal protein ...

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