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New study reinforces a brutal truth for NFL athletes

A normal brain, as compared to one with advanced chronic traumatic encephalopathy

A newly published Study has provided further evidence linking participation in American football with a degenerative neurological condition called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), which is thought to be triggered by repeated blows to the head. Initially referred to as "punch drunk syndrome" due to its prevalence among boxers, CTE occurs when repeated head trauma sets in motion a progressive degradation of brain tissue.

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Category: Health & Wellbeing

Tags:
  • Brain
  • NFL
  • Sport
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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