HealthWatch: NFL Hall-Of-Famer Taking Part In Study Using Saliva To Help Spot ConcussionsA simple mouth swab undergoes a sophisticated lab analysis to look for certain genetic molecules called micro-RNAs that are released when the brain sustains a concussion.
Children Who Play Football Before Age 12 Show CTE-Related Symptoms Much SoonerNew study shows kids who play football before 12 will develop emotional symptoms associated with CTE much sooner than others.
Researchers One Step Closer To Detecting Brain Disease 'CTE' While Patients Are Still AliveRight now, the only way to definitively diagnose CTE is postmortem, when researchers can look at a brain autopsy.
Boomer & Carton: Boomer Thinks He Might Have Some Form Of CTEDuring Monday's show, Boomer and Craig got into a discussion about concussions in football, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy issues that have caused controversy and have led younger NFL players to choose early retirement.
Keidel: It's A Shame CTE Research Makes So Many Football Fans DefensiveAn alarming - though should not be shocking - study was published last week, regarding the overwhelming number of former NFL players who left the game with their brains swathed in CTE.
Giants' Mara On WFAN: 'I'm Not Comfortable' With NFL Player Safety Yet"It's a major issue for us," Mara said. "It's one that we're putting hundreds of millions of research into."
Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Football Players StudiedResearch on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school.
Leonard Marshall, Matt Hasselbeck Pledge Brains To Concussion ResearchTwo more retired football stars have pledged their brains to research.
Jeff Hardy Opens Up About TNA Wrestling, Concussion Fears, New AlbumJeff Hardy, TNA wrestler and musician, is a modern-day renaissance man, even among the eccentric characters in pro wrestling.
Jerry Jones: 'Absurd' To Say There's Enough Data To Link Football, CTEDallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that it’s “absurd” to say there’s a relationship between chronic traumatic encephalopathy and playing football.
NFL Admits For First Time There's Link Between Football-Related Head Trauma, CTENFL executive Jeff Miller acknowledged a link between football-related head trauma and the brain disease CTE, the first admission by a league official that there is such a relationship.
Soccer Legend Brandi Chastain To Donate Brain For Concussion ResearchShe gave us one of the most indelible moments in American sports history, and now Brandi Chastain is doing something even greater – donating her brain for concussion research.
AP Survey: Concussions Are Not Most NFL Players' Chief ConcernLess than half of the group — only 39 of the 100 players — said they are more worried about the long-term effects of concussions than those of other injuries.
'Concussion' Doctor: 'I Would Bet My Medical License' OJ Simpson Has CTEThe forensic pathologist who first discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players believes O.J. Simpson suffers from the brain disease.
'Concussion' Subject Bennet Omalu Exaggerated His Role, Researchers SayOmalu neither discovered the disease nor named it, according to scientific journals and brain researchers who were interviewed by The Associated Press.