Category Archives: TAU PROTEIN + CONCUSSION

CONCUSSION TAU AND MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY

“Traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to contact sports may cause chronic behavioral, mood, and cognitive disturbances associated with pathological deposition of tau protein found at brain autopsy,” particularly Pro Football Players. Scientists used positron emission tomography (PET) scans after intravenous injections of FDDNP that revealed deposition of tau in the brain where the brain lit-up. […]