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Brain Tsunami; Alzheimer’s Cocktail; 15-Minute MRI

Spreading depolarization — a “brain tsunami” — after subarachnoid hemorrhage was associated with early focal brain injury and may be a target for intervention. (Neurology)

A drinkable cocktail based on an old antibiotic appeared to block prion protein from interacting with amyloid beta peptide and repaired synapses in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. (Cell Reports)

A 15-minute MRI for Parkinson’s and other patients who have difficulty remaining still may be on its way. (Radiology Business)

Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis patients treated with rituximab (Rituxan) showed significantly lower disability scores at 10 years. (JAMA Neurology)

Auditory testing may help identify children for autism screening. (Journal of the American Osteopathic Association)

The doubling of both suicide and overdose death rates in the U.S. in the past two decades may stem from opioids. (New England Journal of Medicine)

Recurrent stroke in midlife was associated with not having a primary care physician. (Neurology)

Cognitive rehabilitation can help dementia patients compensate for memory problems by training them in simple tasks. (New York Times)

Gut immune cells appeared to cut inflammation in multiple sclerosis. (Cell)

Adhering to psychotherapy was tied to fewer psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. (Neurology)