Concussions loosen insulation around brain cells

Oct 2, 2018 by

Despite the hockey players feeling fine and being deemed ready to return to the ice, scans found that the protective fatty tissue surrounding their brain fibers had been loosened—two weeks after the injury....

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Researchers close in on CTE diagnosis in living humans

Sep 30, 2018 by

A team of researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System is closing in on being able to diagnose CTE in living humans....

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99% of donated brains from NFL players have CTE

Oct 2, 2017 by

A study reported in JAMA reports that 99% of the deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated for research were found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain damage and soccer players

Jun 10, 2017 by

Evidence of brain damage found in former soccer players A post-mortem study of the brains of six retired soccer players with dementia found that four had CTE and all six had signs of Alzheimer’s....

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More than 40% of retired NFL players have brain injury

Jun 1, 2016 by

Research presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting indicates that more than 40% of retired NFL players have brain injury....

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Formula predicts which NFL players risk brain damage

Mar 28, 2016 by

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have developed a formula to predict which NFL players will suffer brain damage decades after they retire by looking at their history of concussions, job history, reading ability and general life...

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