Brain volume loss (BVL) has nonlinear dynamics and limited reproducibility as a marker of therapeutic response in multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online July 2 in JAMA Neurology. Magí Andorra, from the University of Barcelona in Spain, and colleagues enrolled a cohort of 140 patients who had clinically isolated syndrome or MS. Participants underwent a series of annual magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. (July 11, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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