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RSNA: Overweight Tied to Worse Brain Health in Preteens

Findings include worse brain white matter microstructural integrity, reduced cortical grey matter thickness, and decreased functional connectivity

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in Cerebrovascular Disease in Midlife

Brain aging more pronounced in late life in Latinx and White adults, while brain aging begins in midlife in Black adults

Incidence of Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Increasing

Most of the increase seen in men aged 45 to 64, ≥65 years, women ≥65 years; increase in incidence seen for Black patients

Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms Tied to White Matter Hyperintensity

Vasomotor symptoms in women at midlife linked to greater white matter hyperintensity volume

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Symptoms of Severe OCD

Evidence suggests that DBS may relieve OCD and comorbid depressive symptoms in selected patients with treatment-resistant OCD

Better Glucose Control in Youth With T1D Might Prevent Brain Changes

More improvement seen in certain indicators of neurotypical development at six months among adolescents using hybrid closed-loop system

Glucocorticoid Use Tied to Decreased White Matter Integrity

Use of inhaled, systemic glucocorticoids associated with changes in several brain imaging parameters; effect sizes larger in systemic users

Exercise Improves Brain Health in Overweight, Obese Youth

Positive effects seen on intelligence, academic performance, but functional brain changes not identified on MRI

Ublituximab Bests Teriflunomide in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

About 48 percent of participants receiving ublituximab had infusion-related reactions

Brain Changes ID’d in WTC Responders With Cognitive Impairment

DTI connectometry analysis shows altered white matter tracts in WTC responders with cognitive impairment and/or PTSD