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APR 22, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Judge Approves Plan To Resolve NFL Concussion Lawsuits; Could Cost League $1 Billion Over 65 Years

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or moderate dementia someday. The settlement approved Wednesday by a federal judge in Philadelphia would pay them about $190,000 ...

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APR 22, 2015 - MedPage Today

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Experts Gain Ground in CTE Diagnosis

(MedPage Today) -- NIH working group says perivascular tau deposition is hallmark feature of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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APR 07, 2015 - MedPage Today

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PET Scan May Detect CTE Sooner (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Tau accumulations in certain regions may aid in differential diagnosis.

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APR 07, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Brain Scan May One Day Identify Concussion Disease That Can Only Be Diagnosed After Death

NEW YORK (AP) — A brain-scanning technique might one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions in football and other sports, an illness now diagnosed only after death, a small study suggests. Scans of 14 retired football players at risk for the condition, called CTE, revealed deposits of abnormal protein in a pattern resembling that found at ...

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