Tag: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

PET Brain Scans Help Connect the Dots between CTE, Tackle Football

The recent discovery of CTE or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in footballers indicates a growing health risk among players. The presence of abnormal brain tissue, referred to as tau protein can be detected only after death. But a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) states that PET scans on some living […]