Pro soccer players at greater risk for neurodegenerative diseases, study finds
Oct. 21, 2019 at 3:59 p.m. EDT
The former soccer players were less likely to die of heart disease and some cancers, researchers found, but were 3 1/2 times more likely to die of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s. The overall risk of developing these diseases was still relatively low, with 1.7 percent of the soccer players dying from neurodegenerative disease, compared to 0.5 percent in the general population, researchers found.
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