Former England defender Butcher wants heading phased out of the game

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 02:50 GMT

Butcher wants heading to be gradually phased out of the sport to reduce the risk of brain trauma and neurodegenerative diseases.

Premier League to trial mouthguard tech for brain injury study

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:51 GMT

Players from two Premier League clubs will wear mouthguards embedded with microchips in training sessions to help monitor the impact of headers.

Premier League managers want heading curbed if it leads to dementia

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 11:48 GMT

Players should stop heading the ball in training if research proves it leads to dementia when they are older, several Premier League managers have said.

Popular video on how mother, son try to cope with Dementia

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 08:55 GMT

Dementia is term for a mental disease that decline in mental ability severe enough interference with daily life according to Alzheimer Association

The dementia timebomb: Ageing Japan faces healthcare crisis

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Kanemasa Ito compares caring for his wife Kimiko to waging a daily war with the devil.