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Study: Older adults with history of head injuries show decreased cognitive function

Study: Older adults with history of head injuries show decreased cognitive function

Health
March 11 (UPI) -- Adults who suffer head injuries in their 50s or younger produce lower-than-expected scores on cognitive tests at age 70, a study published Thursday by the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology found. Although head injuries do not appear to contribute to Alzheimer's disease-related brain damage, they may make people more vulnerable to dementia symptoms, the researchers said. Advertisement Seventy-year-olds who had experienced a serious head injury 15 or more years earlier on average scored 46 on 93-point cognitive tests for attention and quick thinking, lower than the 48 for those without a history of head injuries, the data showed. They also had 1% smaller brain volumes and differences in brain structure, which may explain the subtle cognitive differences compar...
Dancing On Ice to ‘pause’ after disruption from Covid and injuries

Dancing On Ice to ‘pause’ after disruption from Covid and injuries

Entertainment
ITVDancing On Ice is to take a week-long break after ITV said it was "prudent" not to have a live show this weekend.The decision follows the departure of Emmerdale actor Joe-Warren Plant last week after he tested positive for Covid-19.It had previously been announced that Jason Donovan would not be competing this weekend due to back pain.The show will return on 28 February and will be replaced this weekend by a one-off special featuring past highlights.Plant 'disappointed' to depart Dancing on IceRufus Hound quits Dancing On Ice after Covid testComedian Rufus Hound was also forced to exit the show earlier this month after testing positive for coronavirus.This year's series has also seen the departures of of actress Denise Van Outen, who withdrew after partially dislocating her shoulder dur...
Eagles TE Zach Ertz, RB Miles Sanders to miss time due to injuries

Eagles TE Zach Ertz, RB Miles Sanders to miss time due to injuries

Sports
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz and running back Miles Sanders will miss time after they sustained injuries during the team's Week 6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Sources told ESPN and NFL Network that Ertz will be out three to four weeks due to a high-ankle sprain and Sanders is expected to be sidelined one to two weeks due to a knee injury. Advertisement "Adversity visits the strong, but stays with the weak," Sanders tweeted Monday. "I'll be alright!" Sanders had 118 yards on nine carries before he injured his knee in the third quarter of Sunday's loss. Ertz sustained his ankle injury in the fourth quarter. The Eagles will host the New York Giants at 8:20 p.m. EDT on Thursday Night Football in Philadelphia. They will then host the Cowboys in another NFC East ma...
Look: Wendy gives health update on birthday after injuries

Look: Wendy gives health update on birthday after injuries

Entertainment
Feb. 21 (UPI) -- South Korean singer Wendy says she's "recovering well" after seriously injuring herself during a rehearsal. The K-pop star, a member of the girl group Red Velvet, thanked fans for their love and support in an Instagram post Friday on her 26th birthday. Wendy was hospitalized in December after falling off a stage during a rehearsal with Red Velvet. She has been on hiatus from the group since as she recovers from her injuries. "I just wanted to thank you everyone for all the love and support you have shared with me on my birthday. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Also, I'm recovering very well, thanks to all of our ReVeluv," Wendy wrote, referencing Red Velvet's fans. Wendy assured fans she "won't be going anywhere" permanently as she sits out the group's activities....

Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Reaction to Chelsea draw, Arteta on January plans and injuries, Barcelona want Aubameyang THIS MONTH

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We’ll keep you updated with all the latest Arsenal news with the transfer window now open… ‘We left our soul at Highbury’, admits former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Arsenal have been urged not to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa by Giles Grimandi Arteta says Chelsea game is a ‘must-win’ and suggests Arsenal may not […] talkSPORT