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Does amateur boxing cause brain damage?
Blows to the head in amateur
boxing appear to cause brain damage, according to ...ormation on the possible risks for brain injury in amateur
boxing," said study author Max Hietala, MD, PhD, with Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Swe...
Growth hormone to boost athletic performance risks diabetes
...The use of growth hormone has steadily risen among amateur
athletes and bodybuilders all round the world, say the authors, because it is easy to buy online and difficult to detect in screening tests—unlike anabolic steroids. The authors believe that this is the first reported case of diabetes associated w...
Amateur boxing linked to brain cell injury
A study of 14 Swedish amateur
boxers suggests that they have higher levels of ce... in the article. Some studies have suggested that amateur
boxers also damage their nervous systems, but because their shorter bouts allow fewer blows to the h...
Missing fossil link 'Dallasaurus' found
fossil finder Van Turner discovered a small vertebra at a construction site near Dallas 17 years ago, he knew the creature was unlike anything in the fossil record. Scientists now know the significance of Turner's fossil as the origin of an extinct l...
Small species back-up giant marsupial climate change extinction claim
...he findings, which were unearthed with the help of amateur
fossil hunter, Ian Sobbe, are of particular significance because the Darling Downs fossil deposits are among the youngest Australian megafauna deposits - laid down on the cusp of the extinction event. PhD researcher Gilbert Price, of QUT's School of...