The research  discovered that footballers were three and a half  times more likely to die of neurodegenerative disease than age-matched members of the general population

Heading in soccer should be reduced in the professional game, not just in the under-12s, according to the leader of an influential study which found a(...)

Prof Michel Destrade, chair of applied mathematics in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics at NUI Galway. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

A blow to the head can cause different types of brain injury, including a localised focal injury or a more general diffuse brain injury. A focal inju(...)