Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive brain disorder that can only be diagnosed after death. The condition is caused by repeated head trauma, but much of CTE is still a mystery. Dr. Michael Alosco discusses who he thinks is most at risk and the various obstacles researchers face while studying CTE.
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An FDA-approved drug could help prevent memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. Scientists discover why people with asthma are less likely to develop brain tumors. More than a third of Gulf War troops still suffer from Gulf War Illness, now a study shows that frequent exercise can help reduce symptoms. And finally, why are people moving back to their rural …
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Many people who need hearing aids never get them, in part because they currently require a prescription and expensive treatment. An expert discusses the FDA’s new proposed category of over-the-counter hearing aids.
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