Let’s hope the NFL is handling this issue! According to NBC Sports: Junior Seau, the future Hall of Fame linebacker who committed suicide in May, suffered from the same type of brain damage that has now been found in dozens
A group of scientists who analyzed the brain tissue of former NFL great Junior Seau, who committed suicide last May, has determined that he suffered from the same type of chronic brain damage that has been found in dozens of other deceased former NFL players, according to researchers and Seau's family members. Read full article >>
Former NFL LB Junior Seau suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), doctors confirmed to his family.
Advanced tests done at the National Institutes of Health on the brain of football star Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May, showed he had signs of a degenerative brain disease, the Associated Press reported. The examination of Seau's brain...
Junior Seau had a disease brought on by “exposure to repetitive head injuries” when he killed himself last year, the National Institutes of Health has reported. The NIH completed a study of Seau’s brain, finding adnormalities consistent with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The NIH studied three unidentified brains, one of which [...]Show More Summary
Junior Seau was one of the top linebackers in football form well over a decade. He played for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, and ended his career with the New England Patriots and during that time absorbed a lot of punishment to his head. Those repeated blows led many to believe that his suicide [...]
Just a few months after an autopsy showed the late NFL linebacker Junior Seau had no apparent brain damage, a deeper examination shows he may have had a brain disease after all, the National Institutes of Health says. An examination suggests Seau had the brain disease CTE, the NIH said Thursday. "On initial examination the [...]
Junior Seau, the former San Diego Charger and USC great who committed suicide last may, was suffering Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Seau's ex-wife, Gina, and his oldest son Tyler, 23, told ABC News and ESPN that the National...Show More Summary
According to ESPN, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) at the time of his suicide last May. In an interview with ESPN, Seau's widow and son claim that researchers at the National Institutes of Health informed them of the diagnosis after completing a thorough examination of Seau's brain. From the interview: More »
Perhaps the saddest and most unfortunate aspect of the Thursday news that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau suffered from a neurological condition common to individuals who have had repeated head trauma was that it did not come as a surprise. Show More Summary
Watch More News Videos at ABC | Technology News | Celebrity News Junior Seau was living with a degenerative brain disease caused by the brutal shots to the head he took during his NFL career, this according to a new study... and Seau's family…
The news is not surprising, and will drive further debate about football and brain trauma.
Junior Seau's death prompted me to stop watching football. It wasn't clear to me, at the time, that…
When Junior Seau committed suicide last year, amid the reactions of shock and despair, there were many cautioning for patience before jumping to conclusions. Even if Seau’s pattern of behavior [...] The post Junior Seau Had CTE, According To Damning Study appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
NFL great Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told the AP today. Results of an NIH study of Seau's brain revealed abnormalities consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The NIH conducted a study of three unidentified brains, one...
Junior Seau was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy when he took his own life last year....
Former San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, and New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau, who blazed a Hall of Fame trail through 20 NFL seasons from 1990 through 2009, committed suicide in May of 2012. It was a surprise to everybody, and we may now know more of the reason behind Seau's tragic end. Show More Summary
Nearly eight months after he committed suicide, it has come out that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau suffered from a brain disease known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy ( CTE ). Seau's ex-wife, Gina, and son, Tyler, broke the news about Seau's condition in an interview with ABC News and ESPN. Show More Summary
Junior Seau, the future Hall of Fame linebacker who committed suicide in May, suffered from the same type of brain damage that has now been found in dozens of former NFL players. After Seau’s death, brain specialists with the National Institutes of Health studied his brain, and they have told his family that his brain…
A team of scientists who analyzed the brain tissue of renowned NFL linebacker Junior Seau after his suicide last year have concluded the football player suffered a debilitating brain disease likely caused by two decades worth of hits to the head.