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By On September 17th, 2018

CTE is a growing problem for the military

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is most well-known as the brain disease that football players get from repeated head injuries. Of course, the permanent neurodegenerative disease isn’t limited to just football players. The condition has been found in the brains of former athletes of all kinds, including hockey, soccer, and even baseball. However, it is important to…

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By On November 29th, 2016

Changes In The Brain After TBI Could Lead To Depression

A new study may have made a breakthrough in explaining why soldiers who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) also face a high chance of developing depression. With the use of several brain imaging techniques, a team of researchers from the National Intrepid Center of Excellence were able to find a disruption in the…

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