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Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.

By January 23, 2013

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Noninvasive 'virtual biopsy' diagnoses brain injury

A study of five retired athletes who suffered multiple head injuries reveals not only brain damage, but also the potential of a specialized MRI scan to measure that damage.

By December 2, 2010