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Professional football and MND – looking at the evidence

Professional football and MND – looking at the evidence

Reading Time: 7 minutes Last year professional football players, Len Johnrose and Stephen Darby, announced they’d been diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND). This follows previous announcements from other prominent footballers in this country and across the world in recent years. Is it the case that professional football players are more prone to developing MND than the general population?…

Pesticides linked to increased risk of developing MND

Reading Time: 3 minutes The results from a study looking at the possible links between exposure to environmental toxins (found in pesticides) and motor neurone disease (MND) was published yesterday (9 May) in the journal JAMA Neurology. A group of researchers from the University of Michigan, led by Dr Feng-Chiao Su and Dr Eva Feldman, have found that exposure…