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...
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 ...
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?
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.
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...
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 ....
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. ....
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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 ...
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 ...
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.