Headers in football dangerous?

Alan Shearer fronts 'Dementia, football and me' documentary

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Do football head injuries cause dementia? We examine the evidence

The question of whether sustaining head injuries during football can increase the risk of dementia has been in the news a lot recently. Now, it's also the subject of a BBC documentary presented by former England striker Alan Shearer.

However, there are still many questions that need to be answered on this issue.

To address some of these questions, Alzheimer's Society hosted a roundtable discussion with researchers who have expertise in the areas of brain injury and how dementia affects the brain.

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