chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Questions about traumatic brain injury and bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev begin to surface
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.
Just in time for football season, a new study finds that National Football League players suffer more than just their fair share of soreness.
Retired NFL players are more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a form of dementia that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, than similarly aged men who didn’t play football, report researchers in a study presented …