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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.

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2008-03-28 11:40:35

Boxing is possibly less dangerous for the brain than previously feared – at least for amateurs. However, conclusive statements on the level of danger are not yet possible.

2004-11-28 09:00:09

On the outskirts of Ghana's capital, Accra, is Bukom, a shanty town with pot-holed streets and crumbling houses. Poverty hangs over this slum as oppressively as the stagnant sub-Saharan air. But this place is remarkable.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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