Brain study of deceased NFL players shows 99% had signs of CTE

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 20:02 in Health & Medicine

A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that the brains of 110 out of 111 surveyed NFL players showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease linked to repeated hits to the head. The study's authors are unsure how many current players or living former players suffer from CTE.

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