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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Brain Disease

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'Gentle giant' NFL player Jackson had CTE brain disease
The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver died earlier this year.
Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players
They said the unnamed subjects were both middle-aged former professionals.
At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit
The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.
'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days'
Ron Saunders, who guided Aston Villa to the 1981 English League crown, is suffering from dementia
15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders
The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.
Norway to kill 2,000 reindeer to eradicate disease
The herd is to be eradicated by 1 May 2018.
Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'
The drug is still at an experimental stage but lab tests on mice show it blocks disruption of the brain’s defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative disease.
Belfast man suffering from variant CJD passes away
The funeral of Jonathan Simms, 26, will take place in Belfast today. He was one of the longest surviving victims of variant CJD, the human form of mad cow disease.