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January 2015

Blood Test for Brain Injury Faces Hurdles

Blood Test for Brain Injury Faces Hurdles

The brain’s unique process for removing waste may thwart efforts to create a blood test that can be used to quickly screen for brain injury.

U.S. Lead in Medical R&D Threatened

U.S. Lead in Medical R&D Threatened

A new study out today in the Journal of the American Medical Association warns that the U.S. may soon relinquish its title as global leader in medical innovation unless current trends, which have seen U.S. biomedical research funding fall in real terms by 16 percent since 2004, are reversed.

Alzheimer’s Study Results Considered Revolutionary

Alzheimer’s Study Results Considered Revolutionary

A study led by the University of Rochester has landed on Neurology Today’s top ten list of the most revolutionary research of 2014. 

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