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A Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS study confirms that professional footballers are predisposed to isolated REM sleep behaviour disorder and dementia with Lewy bodies

Researchers at the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS are leading a study that shows that participating in professional football as an occupation is a factor that predisposes individuals to the appearance of isolated REM sleep behaviour disorder, which can develop into dementia several years later.

From left to right, Elías Campo, Antoni Castells, Álex Iranzo, Raquel Sánchez-Valle, Josefina Castro, Gil Rodas, Josep M. Segur (Clínic Barcelona)

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