Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Did you know? Heart disease has no age > Health-in-Motion 03 February 2017 Heading a soccer ball may not be as harmless as it first seems Heading a soccer ball may not be as harmless as it first seems. British scientists got soccer players to head a ball fired from a machine designed to simulate a corner kick 20 times in a row, testing their brain function before and after the experiment. The outcomes suggest small changes in brain function even after a single session with memory test performance dropping by between 41% and 67%. The effects normalised within 24 hours and it is unclear whether any changes would remain temporary after repeated heading sessions. 0 More: Daily Dose: Did you know? Heart disease has no ageHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SEE: Could dagga chewing gum cure IBS? Fitness The hidden risk of being a healthy cyclist Fitness 5 times a squat can show you what’s wrong with your body Lifestyle Here’s why it can be dangerous to work overtime Lifestyle 8 symptoms that can mean you have low testosterone levels Medical Older HIV patients demand a seat on the Aids Council From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Beware! » 7 steps for surviving the flu 'I nearly died at an Adele concert’ How to tell if your doctor's a quack Your health is precious, so you need to be sure your doctor's the real deal. Bathroom etiquette » Less salt may lead to fewer nighttime bathroom trips SEE: 9 more funny bathroom signs Which office bathroom habits are the most important? Can you maintain your professionalism in your bathroom cubicle?