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Study finds ‘conclusive evidence’ of head impact link to brain disease

ESPN.com Reuters - Jul 27, 2022 Researchers have found "conclusive evidence" that repeated head impacts cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a new study showed, and they called on sports governing bodies to take measures to help prevent the degenerative brain disease. The study was carried out by researchers from Harvard University and eight other academic… Continue reading Study finds ‘conclusive evidence’ of head impact link to brain disease

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Study links repetitive hits to head, not concussions, to CTE

A Boston University study published Thursday detailed the strongest link yet that repetitive hits to the head -- not just those that produce a concussion -- can lead to the debilitating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The new research highlights the risks of younger athletes playing contact sports and could lead to questions about… Continue reading Study links repetitive hits to head, not concussions, to CTE

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CTE found in nearly 90 percent of brains donated by football players (Video)

CHICAGO -- Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. Read the full article & watch the video here. Study published Here. Journal of the American Medical… Continue reading CTE found in nearly 90 percent of brains donated by football players (Video)