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08-03-2017 | Migraine | Highlight | Article

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Migraine linked to spontaneous cervical artery dissection

IPSYS investigators have found a significant association between migraine and cervical artery dissection, identifying it as a potential biomarker.

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JAMA Neurol 2017; Advance online publication

21-03-2017 | Neuro-oncology | News | Article

Temozolomide improves short-course radiotherapy outcome in glioblastoma

Adding temozolomide to short-course radiotherapy significantly increases overall and progression-free survival in elderly patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma, phase III trial data show.

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N Engl J Med 2017; 376: 1027–1037

07-03-2017 | Neuro-oncology | News | Article

Busulfan and melphalan ‘benchmark’ for neuroblastoma chemotherapy

Busulfan and melphalan significantly improve event-free survival over carboplatin, etoposide, and melphalan in children with high-risk neuroblastoma, with fewer severe adverse events, phase III clinical trial data show.

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Lancet Oncol 2017; Advance online publication

02-03-2017 | Stroke | News | Article

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Stroke phenotype may aid antiplatelet treatment choice in ischemic stroke patients

Patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack of atherosclerotic origin may gain more benefit from taking ticagrelor than aspirin, study findings in The Lancet Neurology indicate.

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Lancet Neurol 2017; Advance online publication

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