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Most scientists are starting to agree that repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head are dangerous and linked to neurological disorders later in life.
Findings reported in the journal Brain help to extend the knowledge of the clinical and pathological abnormalities associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
A new study suggests that professional football players are three times more likely to have neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease than the general population.
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh and Jardine, P.C. has filed a lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL), on behalf of former Denver Bronco, David Studdard.
Researchers recently found chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain tissue of military service personnel who were exposed to blasts.
Investigators from Boston University (BU) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System have shown evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in brain tissue from blast-exposed military service personnel.
Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage.
A new study suggests there may be a starting point at which blows to the head or other head trauma suffered in combat sports start to affect memory and thinking abilities and can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the brain.
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