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By On April 10th, 2018

Brain changes in contact sports may be caused by “microconcussions”

Much has been said about the connection between concussions or traumatic brain injuries and dangerous changes to the brain such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).  However, a new study from Indiana University suggests even athletes in contact sports who don’t experience clinical concussions show signs of brain changes. According to the report published in the…

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By On November 28th, 2016

MRI Scans Find Brain Changes In Football Players After Just One Season

New findings presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) indicate high school football players may develop brain abnormalities related to repeated head impacts after just a single season. Using advanced MRI scans, researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas were able to detect abnormalities in brain…

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