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Thursday, May 31, 2018

FDA Grants Clearance for Fully Implantable Wireless Intracranial Pressure Sensor

The AURA intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring system (Branchpoint Technologies, Irvine, CA) has been granted clearance by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This first of kind system is fully i…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

New Type of Vertigo Defined That May Be Treatable

Neurologists have defined a new type of vertigo with no known cause (Neurology. 2018:published online May 23). The authors have differentiated this type of vertigo from serious causes of vertigo (eg, …

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Neurons in Visual Cortex Synapse with Multiple Functional Areas

New brain mapping technology, called MAPseq, in which hundreds or thousands of neurons may be uniquely and individually labeled with RNA sequences that are carried to the synapse (Neuron) has been use…

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Subthreshold Increases in Beta-Amyloid Correlate with Memory Decline in Healthy Adults

Susan M. Landau, Andy Horng, and William J. Jagust for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative published findings (Neurology. 2018:published online March 23, 2018) that show amyloid i…

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Biomarkers Available to Speed Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia

Iquity (Nashville, Tennessee) has announced the release of IsolateFibromyalgia, an RNA analysis of blood samples, for the fast and accurate detection of fibromyalgia syndrome. IsolateFibromyalgia s…

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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Project ALS and Amylyx Team Up to Test Phase 2 Compound

Project ALS and Amylyx Pharmaceuticals are collaborating to undertake pre-clinical studies to advance the understanding of Amylyx's oral compound AMX0035 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral s…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

FDA Clears First MRI System for Neonatal Brain Imaging

The FDA cleared the Embrace Neonatal MRI System, the first of its of its king specifically for neonatal brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). The Embrace Neonatal MRI System …

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