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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_traumatic_encephalopathy

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive degenerative disease found in people who have had a severe blow or repeated blows to the head. The disease was previously called dementia pugi...

Should science on brain injury inspire a ban on boxing? | Reuters

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Mar 21, 2013 ... When Ireland's Katie Taylor was taking hits and striking blows for boxing's Olympic debut in an east London ring last year, John Hardy did not ...

After injury, brain can keep on healing - Featured Articles from the ...

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Jan 4, 2012 ... A. We used to think that patients with a brain injury like Gabby Giffords' did ... FEATURE-Boxing-Should science on brain injury inspire a ban?

Boxing and the risk of chronic brain injury

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Oct 4, 2007 ... See "Amateur boxing and risk of chronic traumatic brain injury: systematic review of ... Although boxing was popular in early Rome, the practice was banned by Caesar ... rules, which dictated that fights should be “a fair stand-up boxing match . ... most striking feature was the fighters' high exposure to boxing.

Bennet Omalu, Concussions, and the NFL: How One Doctor - GQ.com

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Sep 14, 2009 ... Read the GQ story that inspired 'Concussion', Will Smith's upcoming movie about brain injuries in the NFL. ... Omalu figured if chronic bashing of the head could destroy a boxer's brain, couldn't it also destroy a football player's brain? .... Omalu showed the slides to Wecht and to scientists at...

Does Football Have a Future? - The New Yorker

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Jan 31, 2011 ... Trump's Anti-Science Campaign .... He meant long-term consequences of a sort that you can't joke ... The result, “Expert Ties Ex-Player's Suicide to Brain Damage from ... say, the annual men's-magazine features about mangled knees, ..... The campaign to ban boxing has been going on for decades—the ....

Don't Let Kids Play Football - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2015/12/07/opinion/dont-let-kids-play-football.html

Dec 7, 2015 ... There should be a legal age for high-impact contact sports. ... ice hockey, mixed martial arts and boxing place athletes at risk of permanent brain damage. .... Feature: Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart ... World · U.S. · Politics · N.Y. · Business · Tech · Science ...

doctor who fought NFL says 'no equipment can prevent' such injuries

www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/dec/28/concussion-prevention-football-safety-brain-injury-bennet-omalu-nfl-will-smith

Dec 28, 2015 ... As the Will Smith movie Concussion highlights brain injuries in .... More features ... Scientists simulating Mars mission on Hawaii long for end to year in ..... Football should be banned, as should boxing for public health reasons ...

The rise of women boxers | Life and style | The Guardian

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Nov 12, 2010 ... Pro boxing is known to have medical risks, including brain damage, and the British Medical Association would like to see it banned for men and women. But it is ... But Coulson believes the decision inspired women who had not ... Women can wear protective chest plates – although it is an ... More features ...

Boxing, mixed martial arts, and other risky sports: is the BMA ... - BMJ

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Nov 1, 2011 ... The scientific case against boxing is real and is well set out by the BMA in BMA: boxing, but it can be ... sports in the world and is inspiring a whole generation of young people to become ... aim of boxing is to cause your opponent brain damage - the primary aim of ... BMA will soon call for a ban on cheese.

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THE BITTER SCIENCE: Head blows from boxing can cause ...

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THE BITTER SCIENCE: Head blows from boxing can cause dementia and Alzheimer's. Can the same chronic brain injury also lead to Parkinson's? .... The commission bans those who lose six consecutive fights, or three in a row by knockout ...

Boxing and American football: why I can't watch the brain-bashing ...

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Mar 29, 2016 ... The audience that pays for boxing should have stopped watching the ... the risk of brain injury is worth it for the stupendous rewards of the NFL. ... So, no, I wouldn't ban boxing, or rugby, or (as if) American football. ... Sponsored Features. Could you be the next Usain Bolt? Summer holiday hair inspiration ...

Banning Sports Is Not the Only Answer to Preventing Brain Injuries ...

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Apr 24, 2013 ... When we insist that the only way to reduce sports brain injuries is to ban ... mean scientists know more than ever about chronic brain damage and the ... The concern isn't whether boxing can lead to brain injury – it can – but ...