Such damage has been seen only in people over 46. He was 27.
Is the apparent lack of motive driving investigators to leave no stone unturned?
Boston University researchers will study the former New England Patriots player’s brain for signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
This is the period when we lay down memories and store information, researchers said.
It's as yet unclear what degree of risk the particles pose but researchers fear they could lead to brain diseases.
“I guess it just feels like you have bugs underneath your skin, crawling around in these little tunnels.”
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found new evidence that strengthens the tie between brain trauma and Parkinson’s disease.
A startling number of convicted criminals have a history of traumatic brain injury—but neither they nor their doctors nor law enforcement knows it.
If there is limited or no psychological continuity, the original person won’t benefit: They are now truly dead, since their body and brain have become a new person.