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Doctors say CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) can cause memory loss, depression, violent mood swings, and other cognitive and behavioral issues in those exposed to repetitive head trauma.
Still, the Boston University study that showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in all but one of the 111 brains examined postmortem was eye-opening.
Jim Plunkett recently gave a wrenching account of his physical ailments and apprehension about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) to The San Jose Mercury News.
After examining the brains of 202 deceased football players, scientists found CTE—chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative malady thought to be caused by brain trauma—in 87 percent of the brains.
Also, the long-term results of these NFL studies may clarify the addictive potential of medical cannabis compared to opioid therapy and may shed light on cannabis’s potential to prevent chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
His decisions this week comes days after a new medical report indicated that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in nearly 99 percent of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research.
Of 202 former players of the U.S. version of the game whose brains were examined, 87% showed the diagnostic signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease associated with repetitive head trauma.
This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
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medical Definition of encephalopathy
encephalopathicplay \-lə-ˈpath-ik\ adjective
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