Monthly Archives: November 2017

Doctors have discovered the first case of CTE in a living patient

Doctors believe they have identified the first case of CTE in a living patient

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/11/16/doctors-believe-they-have-identified-the-first-case-of-cte-in-a-living-patient/23279706/Wednesday, news broke that researchers had, for the first time, identified CTE in a living person.

Now, via a CNN segment with Dr. Bennet Omalu, who led the study, the player’s name has been released.

Omalu told listeners that the player described in …

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Chicago researchers confirm diagnosis of CTE in former NFL player before his death

https://www.sbnation.com/2017/11/16/16665522/cte-research-concussions-diagnosis-living-patients-nflThe link between football and CTE is too strong to deny.

Researchers at Boston University’s CTE center found in a recent study of brains of deceased players who played football at the high school, college, or professional level that 99 percent of the …

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Ex-NFL player is first case of CTE found in living person – Irish Times

Scientists claim they have confirmed evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a living patient for the first time, a potential breakthrough in the research of the progressive degenerative brain disease that’s been linked to repeated blows …

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Former NFL Player Confirmed as First Case of CTE in Living Person

Researchers said they have confirmed the first case of a living person diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy more commonly known as CTE—in a former NFL player.

CTE is a degenerative brain disease found in athletes, military veterans, and …

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CTE turned ex-NFL star McNeill from top lawyer to ‘other person’

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/cte-turned-ex-nfl-star-mcneill-top-lawyer-other-person-n821956Now he’s become a medical first.

A positron emission tomography (PET) brain scan done in 2012 showed he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE — the degenerative brain disease being linked increasingly to professional football and to head …

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The Texas Church Shooting; What We Know

VA Secretary: Texas church shooter is no veteran to me

http://nypost.com/2017/11/06/va-secretary-texas-church-shooter-is-no-veteran-to-me/

Kelley killed 26 people on Sunday and wounded 20 more during his mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.

He later took his own life after being shot at and pursued by two local residents.

Many people, including President Trump, …

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Texas Gunman Broke Child’s Skull, Assaulted Wife, in Troubled Life

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/us/devin-patrick-kelley-texas.htmlBefore Devin P. Kelley entered a rural Texas church with a  rifle, killing at least 26 people on Sunday, he led a deeply troubled life in which few in his path escaped unscathed.

In 2012, while stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in New …

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Texas church shooting: Latest investigation developments

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-church-shooting-sutherland-springs-tx-devin-patrick-kelley-live-updates/Authorities are continuing to investigate the mass shooting that left 26 dead and 20 others wounded after a gunman opened fire inside a South Texas church.

Authorities believe the shooting suspect, Devin Patrick Kelley, died of a self-inflicted gunshot …

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Death sweeps across 3 generations of a single family gathered at Texas church

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/11/06/texas-shooting-death-sweeps-across-3-generations-of-a-single-family-gathered-at-church/As the morning stretched to afternoon and evening, friends and family members in South Texas posted on Facebook, asking whether anyone had heard from their loved ones.

Joe and Claryce Holcombe first heard about the shooting an hour after it happened,

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Northern Michigan couple among the victims in Texas church shooting

http://upnorthlive.com/news/local/northern-michigan-couple-among-the-victims-in-texas-church-shootingCLARE COUNTY, Mich.,
Two northern Michigan natives are among the victims who died in the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Robert Corrigan and Shani Corrigan from Harrison were killed in the shooting that left 26 dead in …

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‘ENOUGH IS ENOUGH’ Family of ‘Emanuel 9’ reacts to Texas church shooting

http://abcnews4.com/news/local/enough-is-enough-family-of-emanuel-9-reacts-to-texas-church-shootingHe spoke about his mother’s death at Emanuel AME Church just one day after the tragic shooting at the downtown Charleston sanctuary in 2015.

Chris Singleton is now commenting publicly once again about a deadly shooting inside a church. Singleton …

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