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Dementia: Ex-footballers more than three times as likely to get condition, study says

9 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Ex-football players are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia than non-players in the same age range, a landmark study of more than 7,500 former professionals has found.
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Ex-pro footballers three times more likely to get dementia, new research finds after fears over heading balls

Ex-pro footballers three times more likely to get dementia, new research finds after fears over heading balls

9 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Dementia in football: New study shows danger of heading with ex-players three and a half times more likely to suffer from condition

9 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

A report commissioned by The FA and PFA has analysed the medical records of more than seven thousand men who played professionally in Scotland from 1900 to 1976
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Landmark study reveals link between football and dementia

9 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

• University of Glasgow researchers reveal results of major study
• Four-fold risk of Alzheimer's and motor neurone disease Former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than the general population, a landmark study has found. Researchers at the University of Glasgow also discovered that there was a 4.4 times greater chance of ex-pros getting Alzheimer's disease and a four-times risk of motor neurone disease.
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Dementia in football: Former players three times more likely to develop brain condition, study finds

9 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Former male professional footballers are more than three times more likely to develop dementia, a landmark study revealed on Monday.
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FA research shows footballers three times more likely to die of dementia

FA research shows footballers three times more likely to die of dementia

9 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

FA funded research has confirmed a link between dementia and football.
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New research reveals ex-footballers are THREE TIMES more likely to die of dementia

New research reveals ex-footballers are THREE TIMES more likely to die of dementia

9 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Former footballers are approximately three and a half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population, according to a new study funded by the PFA.
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