Pro football retirees are at least five times more likely to have atrial fibrillation than age- and race-matched male controls from the general population, finds a new cross-sectional study.
Study may provide useful counseling information and demonstrate that player issues after concussion warrant further attention.
Middle-aged pro football retirees have a 5.5 odds ratio of prevalent atrial fibrillation compared with matched nonathlete controls from the general population, a new study finds.
No prior studies have explored aortic dimensions in former elite athletes after they reach middle age. The new findings are striking, but what might they mean clinically?
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Under a collaboration with the NFL Players Association, over 400 former players have had brain-body health evaluations at Cleveland Clinic to get a sense of the brain health path they appear to be on. Here’s how it works.