03 May '11, 12am

Study: Duerson's brain showed trauma from NFL career | MNN ...: Former football star asked that organ be donated...

Study: Duerson's brain showed trauma from NFL career | MNN ...: Former football star asked that organ be donated...

According to the results of the study, McKee found indisputable evidence that Duerson suffered from C.T.E., with physical signs of severe damage to the parts of the brain that manage judgment, inhibition, impulse control, mood and memory. She added that the former NFL star, who suffered from 10 concussions during his 11 seasons, might still be alive had such symptoms been absent.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/blogs/study-...

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