Researchers 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.
The family of the late Junior Seau has decided to donate the former NFL stars brain to researchers looking for evidence of damage as the result of concussions, according to the San Diego Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell.
The San Diego County coroner had ruled the death of Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Junior Seau a suicide.
The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the details of their findings in the death of former NFL star Dave Duerson. The two-time Super Bowl winning safety committed suicide by firing a .38 caliber bullet into his heart.
The family of former Chicago Bears football player Dave Duerson, who was found dead in his Sunny Isle Beach home Thursday, has agreed to donate his brain for medical research.
Former Chicago Bears and New York Giants safety Dave Duerson’s death has been ruled a suicide, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Former Chicago Bears and New York Giants safety Dave Duerson was found dead in his Miami Beach home Thursday night.