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Possible CTE Prevention Modeled after Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention

Introduction When an athlete, whether it is football, soccer, lacrosse or any sport, suffers a blow to head depending on the force, direction and condition of the athlete a concussion can occur. It can be painful for the athlete as well as frightening to a spectator to watch.  We instinctively know we must protect our brain […]

CTE Lecture

Lecture video by Dr Joseph Maroon discusses Concussion and CTE

Over the last 15 years football has been the focus of intense media scrutiny regarding concussion. Initially this was due to increasing numbers of high profile football players suffering from on-field concussions that caused them to miss games. But in 2005, with the discovery of CTE in a professional football player, the immediate concerns of […]