CTE on the Brain

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  • What CTE Does to the Brain
  • CTE Symptoms
  • Diagnosing CTE
  • Concussions and Brain Trauma
  • The State of NFL Players’ Mental Health
  • Suicide and CTE
  • Black Athletes and CTE
  • CTE in the News
  • What Is CTE?

Diagnosing CTE

Up to now, CTE could only be diagnosed via autopsy in athletes who have died. However, researchers from UCLA and Northwestern are conducting studies to diagnose the disease in its early stages while players are still alive by using brain scans, ESPN reported

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