Amnesia caused by head injury reversed in early mouse study

A mouse study designed to shed light on memory loss in people who experience repeated head impacts, such as athletes, suggests the condition could potentially be reversed. The research in mice finds that amnesia and poor ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Playing professional football may shorten players' lives

Several recent studies have concluded that professional football players tend to live longer than other "American men in general." This research implies that the benefits of professional football, including physical fitness ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Playing football may increase the risk for Parkinson's disease

Identification of risk factors for Parkinson's disease (PD) is essential for early diagnosis. Dating back to the 1920s, Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism—an umbrella term that refers to motor symptoms found in Parkinson's ...

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