Promising Brain Scan to Detect Concussion Damage

Cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are rising among football players, but detecting the condition is challenging. Researchers now say they have a way of picking up buildup of a protein that signals the disease.

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Cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are rising among football players, but detecting the condition is challenging. Researchers now say they have a way of picking up buildup of a protein that signals the disease. Read more about the test, and how the NFL is addressing concussions, on our companion blog Keeping Score.

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