Quicklink: Concussions Played a Significant Role in Lou Gehrig’s Disease

CNN is reporting that a small study in the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology has discovered that Lou Gehrig’s history of concussions may have been linked to his disease. After studying two football players and a former boxer who died of ALS, researchers noticed an abnormal protein in the brain and spinal cord, and all three athletes has experienced severe head trauma. .