Archive for December2016

30 Seconds to Understanding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

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CTE, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, is coming to the forefront of public awareness after numerous professional American football players began suffering a constellation of symptoms: paranoia, confusion, memory lapses, etc. It was initially observed, however, in boxers. It was initially called dementia pugilistica and referred to as being “punch-drunk”. Now we understand that those repetitive blows […]