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How dangerous is boxing for the brain?

1 This release is available in German . 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. Whether professional boxers such as Muhammad Ali contracted their later brain cond...

No strong evidence linking amateur boxing with long-term brain injury

The evidence linking amateur boxing and chronic traumatic brain injury is not strong, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. As such, the researchers say they cannot firmly prove nor reject the theory that amateur boxing leads to chronic brain injury. Although the evidence for chronic ...

Does Amateur Boxing Cause Brain Damage?

"Despite the high prevalence of brain damage as a result of professional boxing, until now there has been little information on the possible risks for brain injury in amateur boxing, said study author Max Hietala, MD, PhD, with Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden. For the stu...

Multivu Video Feed: JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore Testifies on the Need for Federal Funding for Type 1 Diabetes Research

... SINGER NICK JONAS AND boxing LEGEND SUGAR RAY LEONARD TO JOIN NEW YORK, Ju...or the disease. Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, boxing legend and Olympic champion Sugar Ray Leonard, and... has type 1 diabetes Sugar Ray Leonard , boxing legend and Olympic champion, father has diabetes ...

150 Children, Celebrities With Type 1 Diabetes Converge on Capitol Hill for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009

...h. They'll be joined by JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore , Nick Jonas of the Grammy nominated multi platinum group The Jonas Brothers, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard , and other advocates at the sixth Children's Congress of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Children's Congre...

Kimberly-Clark Teams Up With Sports Legends to Launch 'The Depend Campaign to End Prostate Cancer'

...he disease, including golf's Jim Colbert, former baseball star and ZERO board member Ken Griffey, Sr., Pro Football Hall of Famer Len Dawson and World boxing Hall of Fame referee Joe Cortez, will join Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2009 inductee Rod Woodson, who at age 44 has pledged to get screened for...

Computers Causing Injuries in the Home

... And since the early 1990s, the number of children injured by falling TVs, shelves and dressers has risen 41 percent. Recently, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter was accidentally strangled by a treadmill cord. As much as possible, parents need to supervise their chi...

Interactive Video Games Offer Exercise Benefits

...hich may not mean much, especially if a person was already fit, said DiRico, who works for a WellPoint health benefits company fitness center. But the boxing game provided more of an exercise boost, equivalent to a light jog, she said. Players may find the games more fun and stimulating than other forms...

Could standard treatment for traumatic brain injury be wrong?

...nuing research on head trauma recovery is widespread and is supported by, among others, Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the World boxing Council and the U.S. Department of Defense. "We wish there was a cure for TBI," Hovda said. "But for now all that's available is rehabilitation ...

400 People Join Panther Racing CEO and Physician to Celebrate Improved Health and Quality of Life

..., Indiana, Panther is owned by founding partners John Barnes and Mike Griffin as well as Joe Cain, Chris Bowers, Courtney Jones, Mark Driscoll, former boxing world champion George Foreman and current Stanford University head football coach Jim Harbaugh. For more information on Panther Racing, its ...
boxing in Biological News

Does amateur boxing cause brain damage?

Blows to the head in amateur boxing appear to cause brain damage, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 59th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 28 ?May 5, 2007. "Despite the high prevalence of brain damage as a result of professional boxing, until now th...

Amateur boxing linked to brain cell injury

A study of 14 Swedish amateur boxers suggests that they have higher levels of certain chemicals in their cerebrospinal fluid in the days following a bout, indicating injuries to neurons and other cells important to brain function, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Neurolog...

Trees won't stop tsunamis, scientists warn

...the eve of the anniversary of the devastating 2004 boxing Day Tsunami, which claimed nearly a quarter of a m... earthquake-driven tidal waves. "Following the boxing Day Tsunami scientific studies were released which...he team's analysis of the pattern of damage of the boxing Day 2004 tsunami shows that many variables were at...

Fruit fly aggression studies have relevance to humans, animals

... All the flies started at the same level of aggression, but after 28 generations of selection, the high aggression groups were kicking, chasing and boxing more often, while low aggression groups would hardly fight at all. Selection experiments only show these kinds of results when there is some genet...

Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease moves forward in animals

...linical trials." About a half million Americans struggle with Parkinson's disease, including former Attorney General Janet Reno, former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali and film star Michael J. Fox, according to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Pope John Paul II was r...

Gene Therapy For Parkinson's Disease Moves Forward In Animals

...nical trials.?/p> About a half million Americans struggle with Parkinson's disease, including former Attorney General Janet Reno, former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali and film star Michael J. Fox, according to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Pope John Paul II was r...
boxing in Biological Technology

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces the Appointment of New Vice President of Marketing and Two Senior Promotions

...wan. Prior to Merck, Mark held senior management roles at Procter & Gamble Greater China and at Softchina Venture Group, a venture capital firm. Mr. boxing Zha joined Simcere in 1996 with over 12 years of hospital sales experience and most recently served as General Manager of Simcere Shanghai. Mr. Dashen...

Unwrapping Political Perks for the Holidays

...d the fight card. As one Doyle supporter said of the pugnacious former attorney general, He suffers from being a lawyer. The govs gifts from Santa are boxing gloves, a 2004 Stress Busters calendar and a desk sign that reads, I no longer have to worry about being A.G. U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold: Feingold c...

State tax compromises prove that partisanship can be set aside for a while

...adison, Wis . - The average citizen may think Gov. Jim Doyle and the Republican-led Legislature fight like Ali and Frazier whenever they step into the boxing ring of politics. And judging by some of the bare-knuckled debates that have taken place in the Capitol over the past two and a half years, Joe and Ja...

When will the Internet be divided among nations?

...on revenue generation scheme. The U.S. certainly missed great opportunities during the earlier inception of the Internet Magna Carta. A pity; now it's boxing time. The fight is also about common sense based on post-millennium realities, as now the sheer volume of e-commerce is so big, complex, fast and c...
boxing in Biological Dictionary

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