WATCH: New report finds brain disease in most football players studied
Researchers at Boston University found that of the 111 former NFL pros included in their study, 110 met the criteria for a CTE diagnosis.
1 hour ago - ABC News - 2 articles
High prevalence of evidence of CTE in brains of deceased football players
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed post-mortem in a high proportion of former football players whose brains were donated for research, including 110 of 111 National...
1 hour ago - Medical News Today - 2 articles
Scientists discover new way to observe brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease
Scientists at the University of Florida have discovered a new method of observing the brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease, which destroys neurons important for movement.
3 hours ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Medical Ethics: In The Charlie Gard Case, Listen To The Nurses
In the tragic case of Charlie Gard, the British baby with brain damage whose fate pitted doctors against parents, a medical ethicist would give special consideration to his nurses.
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Senate Republicans Clear Key Health-Care Hurdle
Updated on July 25 at 10:08 p.m. Eastern Senate Republicans have voted to begin debate on legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, clearing a key procedural hurdle...
7 hours ago - The Atlantic - 4 articles
Experts revise PANS/PANDAS treatment guidelines
A panel of clinicians and researchers recently published revised treatment recommendations for management of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome and Pediatric...
8 hours ago - Healio
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy among former American football players: Study
A new study involved 202 deceased players of American football players' brains. It was found that Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy could be neuropathologically diagnosed in 177...
8 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Study: Brain disease seen in most of 202 football players at brain bank
CHICAGO > > Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school. It's the...
8 hours ago - Redlands Daily Facts - 2 articles
Mice feel others' pain, literally
Pain sensitivity associated with alcohol withdrawal may activate the same brain region in both drinking and non-drinking mice, finds a study.
9 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Myths About the Brain, Memory and Learning as You Age - AARP
4 hours ago... Experts from the Global Council on Behavioral Health dispel common myths about how our brain, memory and learning abilities change as we ...
9 hours ago - AARP - 2 articles
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Are You One of the 90 Percent of Men Who Are ‘Overfat'?
Rodale Inc. The size of your belly may be putting your health at serious risk Is it your belt bulging? You're not alone: A majority of men carry too much disease-causing body...
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Rodale Inc. The Real Dill has zero food waste thanks to some creative repurposing Anyone who has ever cooked before knows that there will always be some food scraps you just...
Senate votes to start Obamacare repeal, with Rob Portman's support
Despite the vote, how Senate Republicans move forward is anything but certain.
Study on calls to poison control centers overstates risk, experts say
A study that found a rising tide of reports to poison control centers about dietary supplement exposures reaches some faulty conclusions, say experts familiar with adverse...
Distributor recalled papaya for Salmonella; didn't tell public
Grande Produce LLC, the importer of Caribeña brand Maradol papayas linked to a deadly and ongoing Salmonella outbreak, has “initiated a limited recall” of the fruit distributed...
Genetic Marker may Help Detect High-risk Flu Patients
Researchers have discovered an inherited genetic variation that may help identify patients at elevated risk for severe, potentially fatal influenza infections.
NFL brain study diagnoses CTE in 99% of ex-players' brains
Boston University's famed CTE team, which is analyzing Aaron Hernandez's brain, has released major findings from post-mortems on 202 players' brains, which were donated to...
Western lifestyle 'is making men infertile'
Researchers claim the Western lifestyle has more than halved the sperm count of men in the US, Europe and Australia since the 1970s and could cause human extinction if not...
Influenza Vaccine Linked To Less Hospitalizations Among Elderly
The study, however, did not find a significant difference in the rate of death. “Nevertheless, a significant reduction in
Dozens of US clinics pushing unapproved stem cell therapy
Researchers found 61 clinics are currently offering the treatment in the US - often charging thousands of dollars for procedures that may not be safe or effective.