High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
It will take an autopsy to learn if the latest NFL suicide was a result of game-related brain damage.
Brains don’t give up their secrets easily. An enlarged heart is self-evidently sick; a cirrhotic liver may look nothing like a healthy one. But a scrambled, damaged, degenerating brain may look perfectly fine — at least until …