Tag: neurological disorders

Former NFL star Demaryius Thomas’ family says he had CTE | Health/Fitness

AP BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Demaryius Thomas, who died final December at age 33, had CTE, his household stated Tuesday.Boston College CTE Heart researchers recognized the four-time Professional Bowl broad receiver with stage 2 persistent traumatic encephalopathy following a mind examine by way of the Concussion Legacy Basis. Thomas’ household launched the findings of the examine.“As soon as I turned conscious of ...

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EXPLAINER: Walz to sign ALS bill by senator fighting disease | Health/Fitness

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz was anticipated Wednesday to signal a $25 million invoice to fund analysis into ALS that was authored by a veteran state senator from the Iron Vary who's preventing the neurological illness.Sen. David Tomassoni, 69, of Chisholm, took up the trigger after disclosing final yr that he had ALS, often known as Lou Gehrig's illness. His case ...

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Minnesota Senate honors Iron Range lawmaker, passes ALS bill | Health/Fitness

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate on Thursday unanimously handed laws to supply $20 million in grants for analysis towards Lou Gehrig’s illness, a tribute to Sen. David Tomassoni, of Chisholm, who was identified with the illness final yr.The invoice would give $20 million to the Workplace of Increased Training to award aggressive grants to conduct analysis into the prevention, remedy, causes, ...

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