What is CTE?

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive, neurodegenerative brain disease believed to result from repeated head injuries, particularly concussions or subconcussive blows.  Characterized by the accumulation of a protein called tau in the brain, CTE is most commonly associated with contact sports, such as American football, soccer, boxing, and ice hockey. However, it can affect […]

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