Australian Rules Football Confronts C.T.E.

For a initial time, researchers have found ongoing dire encephalopathy, a degenerative mind illness related to blows to a head, in a actor of Australian manners football.

The disease, that can usually be definitively diagnosed after death, was found in Graham Farmer, one of a game’s best players, who died during 84 in August.

The diagnosis, that was minute in a news in a biography Acta Neuropathologica Communications, was done by doctors during a Australian Sports Brain Bank, run by Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in partnership with a University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre.

The anticipating is poignant since for years, leaders of Australian manners football have straddled an worried fence, articulate down a risks of intensity long-term mind repairs from a competition while also focusing on expelling conduct hits and perplexing to forestall concussions and other dire mind injuries.

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