UCLA Study: CTE Found in Living Ex-NFL Players

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UCLA Study: CTE Found in Living Ex-NFL Players
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Brain scans performed on five former NFL players revealed images of the protein that causes football-related brain damage -- the first time researchers have identified signs of the crippling disease in living players. Researchers who conducted the pilot study at UCLA described the findings as a significant step toward being able to diagnose the disease known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, in living patients.

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