ClinicaSpace.com
Clinical Research
News & Careers
 
Search the Site
    
 
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login           Employers:  Register | Login   
 News | News By Subject | News By Date | Search News
Get Our Industry eNewsletter FREE email:    
   

Brain Changes Found in Small Study of Former NFL Players, University of Texas Study


1/9/2013 7:29:09 AM

In a small study of former NFL players, about one quarter were found to have "mild cognitive impairment," or problems with thinking and memory, a rate slightly higher than expected in the general population. Thirty-four ex-NFL players took part in the study that looked at their mental function, depression symptoms and brain images and compared them with those of men who did not play professional or college football. The most common deficits seen were difficulties finding words and poor verbal memory.

Read at US News
Read at WebMD


 Read Article at  Related Companies  News Categories
US News
WebMD
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES