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New drug shows potential to combat Alzheimer’s

A new drug has the potential to combat Alzheimer’s disease after a study found it can reduce the build up of amyloid protein in the brain. Published in the...Read more

Eye test could detect Parkinson’s disease

A new non-invasive eye test has been shown to identify changes in the retina before brain changes are detected and could be a "revolutionary breakthrough" in...Read more

Study shows benefits of early treatment for MS

People who began treatment with interferon beta-1b after clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) were 33% less likely to be converted to clinically definite...Read more

Behavioural activation therapy cheaper & effective for depression

Behavioural activation (BA) therapy is an effective and cheaper way to treat depression compared to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), according to research...Read more

Many learning disability services thorough in care and prescribing

Concern over the level of prescribing in people with learning disabilities is not warranted, says Chief Pharmacist Carol Paton at the Royal College of...Read more

Featured Articles

Epilepsy: when family history holds the key to diagnosis
There may be many causes of epileptic seizures, so thorough clinical history taking and examination to determine the seizure semiology is paramount. In this article, the authors describe a patient with new-onset seizures…
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Evaluating outcomes in an adult inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation unit
Patients with severe and enduring mental illness often require recovery-focused inpatient rehabilitation in order to improve functional impairment and successfully reintegrate into the community.
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Evidence for neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s disease
New understanding in neuroscience has established that alongside the amyloid plaques, neurofibrillary tangles and atrophy, the neuroinflammation triggered by the CNS’s innate immune response plays a central role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease…
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