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NFL players union funding $100M study on injury

The union that represents U.S. professional football players has given Harvard University a $100 million grant for a study of the range of health problems, from brain damage to heart conditions, that affect current and former players.


Study: 1 in 7 strokes occur while sleeping

One in seven strokes happens at night, and sufferers may not get medicine that could prevent brain damage, suggests a new study.


No Brain Damage From Ecstasy, New Research Shows

Contrary to long-held opinion, ecstasy, the popular rave-culture drug, does not harm your brain.This is according to one of the largest studies ever conducted on the illegal drug's effect on cognition, published last week in the journal Addiction.


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