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Brain damage in former players fuels soccer 'heading' fears

DNA Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Scientists have found signs of brain damage that could cause dementia in a handful of former soccer players, fuelling worries about the danger of frequent knocks from heading the ball or colliding with others on the field.
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Brain damage found in former footballers is fuelling concerns that frequent knocks from heading the ball or colliding with other players could cause dementia, as Stuart McDill reports.

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