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From The42 Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players Study

Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players

They said the unnamed subjects were both middle-aged former professionals.

From TheJournal.ie At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit Northern India

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

From The42 'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days' Brain Disease

'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days'

Ron Saunders, who guided Aston Villa to the 1981 English League crown, is suffering from dementia

From The42 15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders Finally

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders

The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.

From TheJournal.ie Norway to kill 2,000 reindeer to eradicate disease Oh Deer

Norway to kill 2,000 reindeer to eradicate disease

The herd is to be eradicated by 1 May 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility' Brain Disease

Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'

The drug is still at an experimental stage but lab tests on mice show it blocks disruption of the brain’s defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative disease.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast man suffering from variant CJD passes away Variant CJD

Belfast man suffering from variant CJD passes away

The funeral of Jonathan Simms, 26, will take place in Belfast today. He was one of the longest surviving victims of variant CJD, the human form of mad cow disease.