Concussions: The Hard Knock TruthFor decades the NFL has entertained America. Now its players are turning on the league, accusing them of keeping deadly secrets.
Study May Unlock CTE In Former Football PlayersFor the first time, researchers may be able to detect the devastating brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in living people. The discovery, reported in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, could hold huge ramifications for football players.
Seau Had Degenerative Brain DiseaseJunior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Study Links Contact Sports And Brain DamageResearchers at Boston University have found evidence that years of blows to the head in football and other sports leads to a distinct pattern of brain damage can eventually turn into dementia.
Report: NFL Players Face Triple The Risk Of Neurological DiseaseA new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could break new ground on concussions suffered by ex-NFL players and the degenerative effects they have on them.