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2013-03-07 15:42:29

Most scientists are starting to agree that repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head are dangerous and linked to neurological disorders later in life.

Athlete Concussions And Brain Injury Linked
2012-12-03 19:58:42

Findings reported in the journal Brain help to extend the knowledge of the clinical and pathological abnormalities associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Pro Football Players Suffer High Incidences Of Long-Term Brain Disorders
2012-09-06 14:38:39

A new study suggests that professional football players are three times more likely to have neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease than the general population.

2012-06-01 23:02:08

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh and Jardine, P.C. has filed a lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL), on behalf of former Denver Bronco, David Studdard.

Exposure To Blasts And Concussive Injuries Have Similar Brain Effects
2012-05-17 09:25:17

Researchers recently found chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain tissue of military service personnel who were exposed to blasts.

2012-05-17 01:25:30

Investigators from Boston University (BU) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System have shown evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in brain tissue from blast-exposed military service personnel.

Olympic Boxing May Damage The Brain
2012-04-23 09:28:27

Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage.

2012-04-18 22:07:29

A new study suggests there may be a starting point at which blows to the head or other head trauma suffered in combat sports start to affect memory and thinking abilities and can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the brain.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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