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The More We Learn About CTE, The Harder It Is For Football To Stay The Same
By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
It's clear something has to change. But what?
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Scientists May Be On The Way To Developing A Test For CTE
Being able to diagnose CTE in living people could be a game changer.
More Findings Of CTE In The NFL
Dr. Adam Lipson
Neurosurgeon at IGEA Brain & Spine
Some NFL players are not waiting to find out what could be in their future.
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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Season (AKA Football Season) Starts Today
F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University
The suicides of several high-profile professional athletes, beginning with NFL player Terry Luther Long in 2005, brought CTE into the public consciousness.
3 Steps To Take Now To Prevent Dementia
By Jessica Migala, O, The Oprah Magazine
The steps you can take to guard your brain against Alzheimer's—starting now.
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How AI Robots Hunt New Drugs For Crippling Nerve Disease
By Ben Hirschler, Reuters
ALS attacks and kills nerve cells controlling muscles, leading to weakness, paralysis and, ultimately, respiratory failure.
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Heart Disease Risk In Middle Age Tied To Dementia Later
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
Healthy blood vessels in middle age may help protect against cognitive decline.
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New Prison Photo Shows A Bald, Smiling Phil Spector
The famed record producer, now serving time for murder, doesn't look like this anymore!
The Importance Of Revamping The Guidelines For Alzheimer's Disease
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By Neelum T. Aggarwal, MD, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, SWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Alzheimer’s Disease Member
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Sam Shepard's Death Is A Reminder There's Still No Cure For ALS
Most people only live three to five years following an ALS diagnosis.
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What's Bell's Palsy? Breaking Down Angelina Jolie's Health Condition
The signs are very similar to a stroke.
Understanding Aphasia After Brain Injury
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Just because you have word-finding problems does not mean you have diminished intelligence!
The Medical Emergency Of Otto Warmbier
Dr. Sudip Bose, MD
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There are so many paths to explore to get to the bottom of what happened.
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The Most Important Vaccine-Preventable Cause Of Encephalitis In Asia-Pacific
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
The case-fatality rate (proportion of people who die among all individuals diagnosed) can be as high as 30% among those with
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Unproven Treatments For 'Chronic Lyme Disease' Lead To Severe Infections
By Karen Rowan, Live Science
Patients took prolonged courses of antibiotics for months or even years.
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