Category: Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)

New Study Focuses on CTE in Female Soccer Players

November 27th, 2019
The Boston University CTE Center will launch a first-of-its-kind study looking at the consequences of repeated impacts in former professional female soccer players. New Study Focuses on Women and CTE A growing body of research has linked heading the b… more »

Could an Experimental Brain Scan be the Future Diagnostic Tool for CTE?

April 24th, 2019
An experimental brain scan can now detect abnormal proteins in the brain of living former NFL players affected by chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Potential New Scan to Diagnose CTE A study used PET scans in a small group of former NFL players… more »