Posts Tagged ‘risk of neurologic disorders’

Alzheimer'sDeathRateHigherInFormerNFLPlayers

Alzheimer’s Death Rate Higher in Former NFL Players

Retired pro football players seem to have higher-than-average risks of dying from Alzheimer’s or Lou Gehrig’s disease, U.S. government researchers reported Wednesday. In a study of more than 3,400 retired National Football League (NFL) players, the researchers found that death rates from the two brain diseases were four times higher than those in the general […]