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BMX legend Dave Mirra suffered from 'chronic brain disease' before his death

bmx legend dave mirra suffered from 'chronic brain disease' before his death
The 41-year-old suffered a brain disease before his suicide earlier this year
Daily Record

Tragic BMX Star Dave Mirra Had Brain Disease

tragic bmx star dave mirra had brain disease
The athlete's widow says she noticed changes last summer in his moods, which "quickly started to get worse".
Sky News

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News video: NFL GM Says Humans Are Not Meant to Play Football

NFL GM Says Humans Are Not Meant to Play Football 00:47

In a radio interview on Tuesday, Buffalo Bills general manger Doug Whaley said that he believes the widespread concerns over safety in football are justified, adding, "Injuries are part of it. It’s a..
Source: Wochit News -

News video: Keep Memory Alive Gala Highlights

Keep Memory Alive Gala Highlights 07:54

On Saturday, May 21, some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry celebrated the 90th birthday of the legendary Tony Bennett at Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love® gala at the..
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News video: Report: NFL health officials attempted to influence concussion study

Report: NFL health officials attempted to influence concussion study

According to an ESPN report, congressional investigators have determined that several top NFL health officials attempted to influence a major government research study on football and brain disease.
Source: Sports Illustrated -

News video: NFL Attempted To Influence Brain Injury Study

NFL Attempted To Influence Brain Injury Study 00:45

Top NFL officials campaigned to influence a government research study into the effects of American football on brain disease, according to congressional investigators. ESPN’s investigative team..
Source: Wochit Headline News -

News video: Congressman Rips NFL for Trying to Alter Concussion Research

Congressman Rips NFL for Trying to Alter Concussion Research 00:50

On Monday, according to a senior House Democrat in a report, NFL officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease. New Jersey Representative..
Source: Wochit Headline News -

 

Bath charity RICE issues Alzheimer's disease research update

bath charity rice issues alzheimer's disease research update
A Bath charity is in the early stages of its ground-breaking research into a new treatment for Alzheimer's disease.Researchers from the Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE), based at..
Bath Chronicle

Boy with terminal illness given day of his dreams thanks to...

boy with terminal illness given day of his dreams thanks to...
A terminally ill young boy from Cornwall lived the dream of riding in a Ferrari after a social networking campaign.Toby Penrose, 11, was diagnosed with a rare degenerative brain disease which affects..
Plymouth Herald

This terminally ill boy wanted to ride in a Ferrari for his...

This was the touching moment a terminally ill young boy from Truro had his dreams of riding in a Ferrari come true - thanks to the help of Facebook.Toby Penrose, who turned 11 today, was diagnosed with..
Cornish Guardian Also reported by •West Briton

Addiction is not a brain disease 'but rather a disease of personality'

addiction is not a brain disease 'but rather a disease of personality'
Lecturer of psychiatry at Yale University, Sally Satel argues the definition of addiction as a brain disease is 'too narrow', adding official rhetoric does addicts a disservice by implying they are..
MailOnline

Nine News' Hayley Webb and her brother inherited Fatal Familial Insomnia

Queensland siblings Hayley and Lachlan Webb have inherited an extremely rare and fatal brain disease called Fatal Familial Insomnia, which leads to rapid mental and physical deterioration.
MailOnline

Siblings inherit inherit genetic brain disease Fatal Familial Insomnia

siblings inherit inherit genetic brain disease fatal familial insomnia
Queensland siblings Hayley and Lachlan Webb have inherited an extremely rare and fatal brain disease called Fatal Familial Insomnia, which leads to rapid mental and physical deterioration.
MailOnline

'New' men who are health conscious may be responsible for...

'new' men who are health conscious may be responsible for...
Health-conscious "new men" may be largely responsible for a dramatic reduction in rates of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia over the past 20 years, research suggests.Despite fears of a dementia..
Western Daily Press

Court upholds $1bn concussion settlement against NFL

A US court has upheld the National Football League's $1bn (£699m) concussion settlement with a collection of retired players who suffered brain damage from playing the sport. Over 5,000 former..
City A.M.

NFL's $1billion concussion settlement upheld as United States appeals court describe the payout as 'imperfect but fair'

nfl's $1billion concussion settlement upheld as united states appeals court describe the payout as 'imperfect but fair'
A small group of players had objected to the deal because it did not cover potential victims of a degenerative brain disease that scientists have linked to repeated blows to the head.
MailOnline

The laser entrepreneur making science fiction reality

In the world’s most accurate clock, which lives in Boulder, Colorado and can count 0.0000000000000001 seconds at a time, there is an M Squared laser. “It might not seem important, but timing is..
City A.M.

Teenager who suffers from same condition that killed his brother...

teenager who suffers from same condition that killed his brother...
A teenager who suffers from the same condition that killed his younger brother has failed in a unique bid for compensation from the NHS. Connor Smith, of Eyres Monsell, Leicester, has the incurable..
Leicester Mercury

Horse trainer, 37, died from the human form of mad cow disease just days after being diagnosed 

horse trainer, 37, died from the human form of mad cow disease just days after being diagnosed 
Mark Douglas, 37, from Dumfries, Scotland, died of the rare brain disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD), which has been linked with mad cow disease, earlier this year.
MailOnline

How eating human brains protected a Papua New Guinea tribe from brain disease

The Fore people, a once-isolated tribe in eastern Papua New Guinea, had a long-standing tradition of mortuary feasts
Independent

'250 more' footballers with brain disease

BBC Local News: Nottingham -- The family of footballer Jeff Astle - who died from brain trauma caused by heading footballs - say they know of 250 more players who have suffered from degenerative brain..
BBC Local News Also reported by •BBC NewsBBC Sport

NFL Admits Link Between Sport And Brain Disease

nfl admits link between sport and brain disease
A senior NFL executive references the work of a prominent neuropathologist on CTE and brain trauma caused while playing football.
Sky News


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