Skip to comments.NFL to ask its players to donate brains for study
Posted on 12/20/2009 10:23:48 AM PST by Cheap_Hessian
The NFL is partnering with Boston University brain researchers who have been critical of the league's stance on concussions, The Associated Press learned Sunday.
The league now plans to encourage current and former NFL players to agree to donate their brains to the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, which has said it found links between repeated head trauma and brain damage in boxers, football players and, most recently, a former NHL player.
"It's huge that the NFL actively gets behind this research," said Robert Cantu, a doctor who is a co-director of the BU center and has spoken negatively about the league in the past. "It forwards the research. It allows players to realize the NFL is concerned about the possibility that they could have this problem, and that the NFL is doing everything it can to find out about the risks and the preventive strategies that can be implemented."
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Whoo boy - talk about a target rich environment!
LOL! That headline has to win an award for being one of the funniest I’ve ever seen! :-)
The DNC has been asking it’s supporters to do the exact same thing, for decades.
Terry Bradshaw is leading by example.
(j/k, I think he’s hilarious)
In related news, the United Way has begin a campaign to get the homeless as contributors.
Hey, how come all these tiny jars say “Abby Normal?”
Is there a deadline for donations?
BU to ask its researchers to donate brains for study
Now or later?
Now we know why the NFL didn’t want Rush Limbaugh to be associated with them...
...it was all in the name of science...
...they didn’t want to blow the curve!
Isn’t this like one of those blood-turnip thingies???
before or after they sign those big $ contracts?
They’re not gonna study ‘em, they’re gonna EAT ‘em. They’re ZOMBIES!
Who’s donating the microscope?
BU Medical School is an outstanding institution.It is,in fact,one this country's elite schools in spite of the fact that they don't get as much press as Harvard and others.Repeated head injuries...even relatively mild ones...have been shown to be cumulative in nature.Kinda like exposure to radiation.
I'd wager that if Cassius Clay's brain (I refuse to call that filthy punk coward "mohammed ali") was subjected to skilled analysis by skilled physicians you'd see a pile of goo come out of his cranium...thanks to all the blows to the head he's suffered.
Are you telling me I put an abnormal brain into a seven and a half foot long,54 inch wide...
Perhaps they are looking for a breaktrough to find the perfect vacuum.
Since most of them voted for Obama...yeah they should....HOPE YOU LIKE YOUR CHANGE NFL THUGS. He is coming for your money. Lets see....35 to 40% tax rate....5.4% surcharge for “Health Reform”...cant buy as many hos and bitches any more. WORD!!!!!!!!!!!!
too... many... jokes...
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