Former NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patient

The diagnosis was confirmed after the death of a former NFL player at age 63.
0:32 | 11/16/17

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Big medical headlines researchers in Chicago save for the first time they've detected evidence of the brain disease CT. In a living patient evidence was found in the brain scans of former pro football player before he died. CT is which is demand shell like. Disease linked to head trauma. Cannot only be diagnosed after an autopsy but doctors hope the scans they used. Which found a certain protein in the brain will lead to further breakthroughs that will help them diagnosed living patients and perhaps find a treatment.

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