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What does CTE stand for?

CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (degenerative disease)

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Tau is a hallmark of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease that causes the gradual appearance of mental and emotional problems in people who have experienced repeated brain trauma.
The lack of appropriate treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is not exclusive to the NFL by any means, but football players both young high school players and old retired NFL veterans are beginning to ask questions about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and exploring its use as a therapeutic intervention to help them recover from their injuries.
The BU centre found evidence in Probert's brain of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which has been linked with cognitive and behavioural problems and eventually causes dementia.