Doctors believe they have identified the first case of CTE in a living patient
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 …
Ex-NFL player confirmed as 1st case of CTE in living patienthttps://t.co/jKqdAaltU1
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Chicago researchers confirm diagnosis of CTE in former NFL player before his death
The 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 …
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 …
CTE turned ex-NFL star McNeill from top lawyer to ‘other person’
Now 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 …
First confirmed living case of CTE https://t.co/NPI8Rw3G7k
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