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Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

The link between football and traumatic brain injury continues to strengthen. Now, one of the largest studies on the subject to date finds that 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players had chronic
Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

The link between football and traumatic brain injury continues to strengthen. Now, one of the largest studies on the subject to date finds that 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players had chronic

The Football Industrial Complex Is in Big Trouble

How new concussion reports could bring down a multibillion-dollar American empire.
All About CTE, the Brain Trauma Common in Football Players

All About CTE, the Brain Trauma Common in Football Players

Aaron Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end who died by suicide earlier this year while serving a life sentence for murder, is the latest football player to be publicly diagnosed with chronic
20% of Teens Report Having Had a Concussion

20% of Teens Report Having Had a Concussion

Close to one in five teens have been diagnosed with a concussion, according to a new study looking at the prevalence of concussions among young people. In the report, researchers at the University of
The brain of Aaron Hernandez is why no one should play football. Ever

The brain of Aaron Hernandez is why no one should play football. Ever

Doctors at Boston University today released images of brain damage suffered by Aaron Hernandez, the deceased New England Patriots tight end jailed for killing his…
Russell Wilson Called Out for Appearing to Make a Mockery of the NFL's Concussion Test

Russell Wilson Called Out for Appearing to Make a Mockery of the NFL's Concussion Test

Russell Wilson seemed to check himself out of a concussion test so that he could get back into a game on Thursday night.
A saliva test can diagnose a concussion and tell you how long it will last

A saliva test can diagnose a concussion and tell you how long it will last

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine have discovered that a saliva test can accurately diagnose concussion in patients, and also shed light on how long the effects will last. The post A

Everything we know about concussions is wrong

I’ve never had a concussion, at least not that I know of. There was this one time, when I was about seven, when my sister…
NFL Fans Think Rob Gronkowski's 1-Game Suspension Isn't Enough

NFL Fans Think Rob Gronkowski's 1-Game Suspension Isn't Enough

For unnecessary roughness that Bill Belichick agreed was "bullsh*t" on Sunday.
Texans Quarterback Tom Savage Proves NFL Concussion Protocol Is a Joke

Texans Quarterback Tom Savage Proves NFL Concussion Protocol Is a Joke

Texans quarterback Tom Savage was somehow allowed by his team to play another series after clearly getting a concussion.
Savage hit: How serious is the NFL on concussions?

Savage hit: How serious is the NFL on concussions?

"Together we will conduct a thorough review of the incident ..." The post Savage hit: How serious is the NFL on concussions? appeared first on Hot Air.
A concussion-sensing mouthguard could help avoid head injuries

A concussion-sensing mouthguard could help avoid head injuries

Concussions are becoming an increasingly large area of concern for professional athletes in a number of sporting disciplines. It's one of the reasons that Prevent Biometrics is putting its Head Impact
This NFL Star's Mom Can't Protect Him on the Field. Working With This Startup Is the Next Best Option

This NFL Star's Mom Can't Protect Him on the Field. Working With This Startup Is the Next Best Option

While Zach Ertz excels on the football field, his mother, Lisa, is trying to change things from the sideline.
Reflexion's big-screen concussion tester is heading to schools

Reflexion's big-screen concussion tester is heading to schools

We met Reflexion and its Edge screen last year, and even then we were pretty taken with the idea: a Whac-A-Mole-style test for athletes that improves coordination and helps spot concussions after a
Repeated Hits to the Head — Not Concussions — May Cause CTE

Repeated Hits to the Head — Not Concussions — May Cause CTE

"Head impacts can trigger CTE with no concussion at all"
Repeated Hits to the Head — Not Concussions — May Cause CTE

Repeated Hits to the Head — Not Concussions — May Cause CTE

"Head impacts can trigger CTE with no concussion at all"

Scary Video Captures Every Concussion NFL Players Suffered This Season

A video compilation shows every concussion that took place during the 2017-18 NFL season.