Amateur Boxing and DementiaCognitive Impairment Within the 35-Year Caerphilly Cohort Study

Objective:To examine the long-term effects of amateur boxing in a representative population sample of men. Design:The sample was examined every 5 years for 35 years. Cognition was assessed repeatedly from the third examination. Previous boxing experience and dementia were assessed at the fifth examination, and dementia assessed subsequently through medical records. Setting and Assessment of …

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COVID-19 trends and severity among symptomatic children aged 0 to 17 years in ten EU countries, 3 August 2020 to 3 October 2021

To guide evidence-based prevention of COVID-19 in children, we estimated risks of severe outcomes in 820,404 symptomatic paediatric cases reported by 10 EU Member States between August 2020 and October 2021. Case and hospitalisation rates rose as overall transmission increased but severe outcomes were rare: 9,611 (1.2%) were hospitalised, 640 (0.08%) required intensive care and …

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