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Posts Tagged ‘Brain Injury and CTE’

By On February 21st, 2019

CTE may start developing as early as high school

Because it takes so long for the telltale symptoms to appear, many think of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) as something that is only a concern for older athletes or veterans. This is furthered by the fact that CTE can only be officially diagnosed in autopsies after death. Despite this, researchers from Boston University School of…

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By On July 17th, 2015

Monoclonal antibodies may prevent CTE

Kun Ping Lu, MD, PhD and his research team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical school have connected the development of CTE with high levels of cis P-tau, a protein associated with the plaques seen in CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy). The build-up is seen as early as 12 hours to 2 months…

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