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Dementia and Heartburn Meds; AD Meets AI; Where Are the Strokes?

Brain scan images with NeuroBreak in the center.

Brain scan images with NeuroBreak in the center.

Acid suppressive proton pump inhibitors affected acetylcholine synthesis, pointing to another possible link between these gastrointestinal drugs and dementia risk. (Alzheimer's & Dementia)

A 3D bioengineered human brain tissue model developed features of Alzheimer's disease -- including amyloid-beta plaque formation, neuronal loss, neuroinflammation, and reduced neural network functionality -- when infected with herpes simplex virus-1. (Science Advances)

Nearly all (96%) Italian Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients who had COVID-19 experienced mild symptoms with mild or no pneumonia, an early study showed. (Lancet Neurology)

Twelve of 27 COVID-19 patients admitted to an ICU in Turkey showed brain abnormalities on MRI. (Radiology)

An artificial intelligence model accurately predicted Alzheimer's risk by assessing MRIs, cognitive scores, age, and sex, besting 11 practicing neurologists. (Brain)

The novel tau PET tracer RO948 F 18 demonstrated high specificity for Alzheimer disease-type tau. (JAMA Neurology)

Alcohol consumption did not increase Parkinson's risk, a prospective study of 210,000 adults found. (Movement Disorders)

Repetitive head impacts upped the risk of all-cause mortality in a study of 14,000 National Football League players. (JAMA Network Open)

Narcolepsy was associated with increased risk of bone fracture. (Sleep Medicine)

The herbal product kratom (mitragynine) was linked to breakthrough seizure in epilepsy patients. (Neurology: Clinical Practice)

Marijuana for MS and Huntington's disease clinical trials received approval from the FDA, DEA, and other agencies to be shipped to the U.S., medical cannabis company MMJ International Holdings announced.

Where are the strokes? Data from 800 U.S. hospitals shows a 39% drop in imaging to evaluate stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic. (New England Journal of Medicine)

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