Topic: brain disease

Tests Prove Junior Seau Suffered CTE Before Suicide…Unfortunately, Brain Damage Isn’t A Football Anomaly

Tests Prove Junior Seau Suffered CTE Before Suicide...Unfortunately, Brain Damage Isn't A Football Anomaly

Just weeks before the Super Bowl, new test results have proven that Junior Seau, the star player who committed suicide last spring, suffered CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy), a form of brain disease increasingly associated with football. The news about Seau’s brian damage came after his family donated his brain to the National Institute of Health to be studied, where it was found that the former star NFL defense player suffered serious brain damage as a result of repeated hits to his head in the game. More »