Health > Rugby

£50million Motor Neurone Disease funding plea taken to Downing Street

£50million Motor Neurone Disease funding plea taken to Downing Street

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

FORMER Leeds rugby league star Rob Burrow yesterday took calls for a £50million boost into motor neurone disease research to No 10.
Read more ...

Were microchipped mouthguards the key to Harlequins' success?

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Devices that measure every impact helped Quins stay fresh for a title tilt and their health benefits could be a lifeline for rugby That Harlequins are the champions of England...
Read more ...

Should alcohol marketing be dropped from televised sport?

Should alcohol marketing be dropped from televised sport?

27 days ago   |   Cancer Research UK

Two years ago, 8.9 million people tuned in to watch Wales win the Six Nations Championship , beating defending champions Ireland. If you were one of those millions, you might...
Read more ...

Rugby stars in call for Irish men to take better care of their hearts

1 month ago   |   Belfast telegraph

One in four men do not consider heart health a priority, despite cardiovascular disease being a leading cause of premature death in males.
Read more ...

Super League announce scrums will not be reintroduced in 2021 to protect player health

Super League announce scrums will not be reintroduced in 2021 to protect player health

1 month ago   |   The Mirror

Despite concerns over the rise of concussion-causing tackles since scrums were banned, Covid concerns mean they will not return to rugby league this year
Read more ...

Woman found out she was pregnant after bad rugby tackle

Woman found out she was pregnant after bad rugby tackle

1 month ago   |   Metro

Beth Cox played a full 80 minutes game before finding out she was pregnant A rugby player found out she was pregnant after playing an 80 minute match during which she was...
Read more ...

Georgia coach still battling Covid-19 in South Africa

1 month ago   |   Planet Rugby

Georgia Rugby Union president Ioseb Tkemaladze has issued an update on the health condition of Lelos head coach Levan Maisashvili, who is in a Johannesburg hospital after he...
Read more ...

Expert reaction to study looking at contact events in rugby union and blood flow in the brain

1 month ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in Experimental Physiology looks at contact events in rugby union and and blood flow in the brain. Dr Susan Kohlhaas, Director of Research at Alzheimer's...
Read more ...

Duane Vermeulen back with South Africa squad after ankle injury

1 month ago   |   The Independent

The 35-year-old powerhouse loose-forward appears ready to win his fitness race after ankle surgery.
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

What do the creases of your hands look like? They may indicate you have high...

What do the creases of your hands look like? They may indicate you have high cholesterol

HIGH cholesterol does not usually present any visual clues so you have to get a blood test in order to detect it. However, Indian researchers have pioneered a novel technique... Read more ...

Menopause: The foods to avoid at all costs or risk making symptoms worse...

Menopause: The foods to avoid at all costs or risk making symptoms worse - major study

THE MENOPAUSE transition is defined as the time leading up to a woman's final period. It is usually characterised by an onslaught of bothersome symptoms, including insomnia... Read more ...

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The sensation in the chest warning of ‘irreversible'...

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The sensation in the chest warning of ‘irreversible' complications

VITAMIN B12 is an essential water-soluble vitamin that is important for the maintenance of the nervous system. A lack of it will pave the way to a cascade of health... Read more ...

Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat...

Derrick Tin, Zachary Kallenborn, Alexander Hart, Attila J Hertelendy, and Gregory R Ciottone. 2021. “ Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat... Read more ...

FPL ramifications: Leon Bailey injury timetable revealed

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has provided an update on the fitness of Leon Bailey, after the winger was forced out of the club's win over Everton. Cash sets rout in motion The... Read more ...

 Dr. Joseph Ladapo of “America's Frontline Doctors” is now in charge of...

Dr. Joseph Ladapo, a member of the fringe medical group "American's Frontline Doctors" and signer of the widely criticized Great Barrington Declaration, is Florida's new... Read more ...

Dementia: The 'subtle' symptoms that can show up '18 years' before a...

Dementia: The 'subtle' symptoms that can show up '18 years' before a diagnosis - study

DEMENTIA research aims to forestall brain decline by identifying the earliest indicators of it. A pioneering test found "subtle" indications of Alzheimer's disease - the most... Read more ...

Diabetes: Insulin resistance doubles risk of ‘major' disorder, warns new study

Diabetes: Insulin resistance doubles risk of ‘major' disorder, warns new study

DIABETES is often brushed off as a harmless condition because it rarely elicits overt symptoms. In the longer term, however, the condition sets the stage for a plethora of... Read more ...

Parkinson's Disease: Doctor shares the four main causes - assess your risk...

Parkinson's Disease: Doctor shares the four main causes - assess your risk of the disease

PARKINSON'S disease is a condition in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. There is no sufficient evidence to prove exactly what causes... Read more ...

Sharon Stone leads the red carpet glamour at the Monte-Carlo Gala for...

Sharon Stone leads the red carpet glamour at the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health

The Hollywood actress looked stunning in a dramatic lilac gown complete with train as she greeted onlookers at the Prince's Palace of Monaco ahead of this year's event. Read more ...