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Study on former athletes finds HALF of them have high levels of protein linked to CTE

Study on former athletes finds HALF of them have high levels of protein linked to CTE – and those players fared worse on skills tests Twelve of the 22 Canadian sportsmen studied had high tau levels  Their levels of ‘total tau’ (linked to general wear and tear) were higher than a healthy person’s, but below… Read More »

More young people, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, study says

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Central Ohio Poison Center recorded the number of phone calls made to US poison centers between 2000 and 2018 for self-poisoning of children and young adults ages 10 to 24 that were believed to be suicide attempts. Over the 19-year study period, there were 1.6… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »