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Science makes progress with live CTE diagnosis

Researchers published, what they say is the first case of a living person identified with the degenerative brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The discovery was first made in 2012 on Fred McNeill who played football for 22 years, 12 in the NFL, as a linebacker.  Years after Fred retired from football, CTE symptoms started [...]

By | 2017-12-03T18:11:43+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Concussions, CTE|0 Comments

Former WWE’s Kevin Nash to Donate Brain for CTE Research

Former WWE Superstar Kevin Nash will donate his brain and spinal cord to the CTE Center at Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death, he told ESPN.com's Michael Rothstein on Wednesday. "Chris Nowinski started the program, and I've had several concussions throughout my life and had scans done and stuff and knew that somewhere down the line, I've already [...]

By | 2016-12-26T17:38:20+00:00 March 5th, 2016|CTE|Comments Off on Former WWE’s Kevin Nash to Donate Brain for CTE Research