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Brain damage found in 110 of 111 deceased NFL players: study

WASHINGTON: As a new American football season is set to begin, researchers examining the brains of deceased NFL players have found that 99 percent of them showed signs of degenerative disease -- believed to be caused by repeated blows to the head. Researchers found striking evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in 110 of the 111 donated brains of players who played in the National Football League, according to the study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. CTE causes symptoms…