Study Finds No Rise In Dementia For NFL Retirees

Law360, New York (January 8, 2013, 7:32 PM EST) -- A study published Monday found that the rate of dementia in a group of former NFL players was not different from the rate expected in the general population, results that come as the league attempts to dismiss multidistrict litigation blaming it for retirees' memory problems.

The group did have slightly higher rates of depression and mild cognitive impairment in comparison to their peers in the general population, according to the study, which was published in the American Medical Association's JAMA Neurology journal. Researchers from the University...
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