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Youth Football May Factor into Memory Lapses in NFL Vets: Study

Source: NBC News

A new study suggests there might be benefits to starting tackle football at a later age.

Brain Cells behind Overeating

Source: The Scientist

Scientists have defined neurons responsible for excessive food consumption at an unprecedented level of detail.

Bird Brain? Study Says Chicks Count like We Do

Source: The Guardian

Findings suggest chicks might share human tendency to map numbers from the lowest on left, to highest on right.

Regular Beer-Drinking Could Help Ward off Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Source: Daily Mail

A chemical in hops could slow the progression of degenerative diseases.

Study Could Determine Link Between Pro Football & Brain Injuries

Source: CBS

A new study could help determine if there is a direct link between long-term brain injuries and NFL players.

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