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Aaron Hernandez
News & Politics

Report: Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe Form of CTE

Aaron Hernandez was a victim of the most severe form of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) discovered in someone his age, The Washington Post reports. Doctors say the damage would have significantly affected his decision-making, cognition and judgement, researchers revealed on Thursday. The findings were disclosed at a Boston University medical conference on Thursday. Ann McKee

Belcher's brain had CTE signs
Arts & Entertainment

Jovan Belcher had Signs of CTE

The brain of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher — the 25-year-old player who shot and killed his girlfriend in 2012 before committing suicide — showed signs of pervasive brain damage like that found in other deceased NFL players, according to a neuropathologist. In a report obtained by "Outside the Lines," Dr. Piotr Kozlowski

Junior Seau
Black Listed

NFL Player Junior Seau Had Degenerative Brain Disease CTE

Following the apparent suicide of NFL player Junior Seau last May, an initial autopsy showed no signs of head trauma. But a more in-depth analysis by the National Institutes of Health found that Seau had degenerative brain disease. The NIH study into Seau’s brain revealed he had abnormalities that were consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy

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