Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a severe case of CTE, according to researchers at Boston University. Photo: EPA Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a severe case of CTE, according to researchers at Boston University. Photo: EPA
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a severe case of CTE, according to researchers at Boston University. Photo: EPA
Medicine

Newly discovered protein could diagnose chronic brain disease CTE in live patients

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, a condition recently discovered to be highly prevalent among American football players, is currently only diagnosable post mortem

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Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a severe case of CTE, according to researchers at Boston University. Photo: EPA Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a severe case of CTE, according to researchers at Boston University. Photo: EPA
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a severe case of CTE, according to researchers at Boston University. Photo: EPA
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