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Disease Caused by Repeat Brain Trauma in Athletes May Affect Memory, Mood, Behavior

New research suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with repeat brain trauma including concussions in athletes, may affect people in...

WADA confirm 99 positive tests for meldonium in 2016

There have been ninety-nine positive drug tests for meldonium in sport this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed. The heart-attack drug, only added to the...

NASCAR’s Jason Leffler Killed in Dirt Car Accident

NASCAR's Jason Leffler, who was 37, died from injuries suffered when his 410 sprint car slammed into the wall at Bridgeport Speedway dirt track...

Qatar’s National Sport Day to Feature Weight Losing Competition

Qatar's National Sport Day, due to take place later this month, will feature the launch of a new, countrywide weight losing competition designed to...

Biogenesis Scandal One Mess Alex Rodriguez Can’t Clean Up Alone

Alex Rodriguez hired a new publicist recently. This was no surprise. He goes through flacks like a fat guy in a wing-eating contest, gnawing...

Health Sense: Finding Non-invasive Solutions for Injuries

In the last two decades, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) — a non-invasive procedure with virtually no down-time after treatment, has proven effective in...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

Physical Literacy: The Holy Grail of Health and Wellness

The obesity crisis, which we hear about on an almost daily basis, is challenging our country in ways not seen before. It’s feared that...

Sebastian Coe Says Olympics is for Clean Athletes

Bans for failing a drug test should be increased from two to four years, says Sebastian Coe, London 2012 chairman and a vice-president of the...

Brazilian President and Rio de Janeiro Mayor both confident Zika virus will not ruin...

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes have claimed that the current outbreak of the Zika virus will not affect...

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