Dementia pugilistica

What is Dementia pugilistica?

Dementia is a brain disease in which patient is not able to think and make reasons clearly. In this way it affects a person's daily functioning. Dementia pugilistica is a disease with features of Dementia present in the professional boxers and other athletes suffering from injury to head.

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A pathologist at BU medical and attached VA hospital, Dr. XXXXXXX C McKee, was on PBS last night about concussions in sport and football.

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Dr XXXXXXX McKee is not only the author of...

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I have been having rather painfull bouts of diarrhea, off and on since Friday last week. Now have a metallic tase in my mouth. My stomach is...

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hi.. you had an episode of diarrhea and you must have taken the treatment... the tablets especially metronidazole/secnidazole/ornidazole causes...

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a month ago you answered my question. I will try to remind you by short explanation. Due to occasional pain of CIDP I used to hit...

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Thanks for the query.

I share your concern and suffering.

In the first instance, let us try to sort the cause of your symptoms rather than...

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