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Astrocytes implicated in preclinical AD
Astrocytes are activated in the brains of people with autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease long before symptoms appear and even before amyloidosis begins, a study shows.
Brain 2016; Advance online publication
11-02-2016 | Oncology | News Article | Article
Anti-TNF therapy linked to ‘modest’ extra SCC risk
A Swedish population-based study shows that treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors significantly increases the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, but not basal cell carcinoma, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
BMJ 2016; 352: i262, i472
10-02-2016 | Neurology | News Article | Article
Multimodal MRI recommended to prevent brain mass misdiagnosis
T2*-weighted gradient recalled echo or susceptibility-weighted imaging sequences should be performed during the diagnosis of brain masses to rule out pseudotumoural presentation of cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation, say researchers.
Neurology 2016; Advance online publication
09-02-2016 | Stroke | News Article | Article
Trial adds piece to stroke rehabilitation puzzle
High-intensity, repetitive, task-focused upper extremity training does not offer benefits beyond standard rehabilitation for patients within the first few months after a stroke, shows a trial in JAMA.
JAMA 2016; 315: 571–581
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