BU researchers find CTE in 99% of former NFL players studied

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), degenerative brain disease found in people with a history of repeated head trauma, may be more common among football players than previously thought. In new findings published in JAMA, BU researchers identified CTE in 99 percent of brains obtained from NFL players, as well as 91 percent of college football players and 21 percent of high school football players.

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