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By On September 8th, 2017

Surprise – Professional fighters show signs of brain injury and CTE

Before football’s “concussions crisis”, brain injuries were associated with a different violent sport – fighting. The effect of repeated blows to the head during boxing or other forms of fighting was well-recognized as “boxer’s dementia pugilistica,” even before CTE was ever discovered in an autopsy. However, the recent focus on football – America’s most popular…

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