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Posts Tagged ‘football-related brain injury’

By On February 5th, 2015

Imaging Study Finds Visible Evidence of Brain Damage From Football

Researchers have associated accumulated brain damage from years in the NFL with memory and cognition problems later in life, but researchers at Johns Hopkins have found the first evidence to directly link repeated brain injuries with memory problems decades later. In a study published in Neurobiology of Disease, the researchers argue their findings involving nine…

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By On October 2nd, 2014

College football: concussion or confusion with the truth

On September 27th, University of Michigan quarterback, Shane Morris, suffered a severe hit late in the game against the University of Minnesota. Morris, who was obviously shaken and confused by the hit was initially not removed from the game, but later left but then returned to play. ESPN coverage was shocked over his return to…

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By On October 11th, 2013

A picture is worth a thousand words

We have been writing on this blog for some time about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE and its relationship to multiple concussions. As we know from the airing of The League of Denial, the diagnosis in the early days was considered controversial and Dr. Omalu’s identification of the problem was seriously questioned by the NFL-linked…

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