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EEG can help ‘talk’ to unresponsive patients, women are being left out of TBI research, and a futuristic drug delivery method could break through the blood-brain barrier

It may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi novel, but we assure you this week’s news of a newly developed nanoparticle drug-delivery system is quite real. The creators suggest the innovation could be three times more effective at crossing the blood-brain barrier than conventional systems. We also have details on the efficacy of…

Drug mix-up could put patients in danger, the cognitive cost of high blood pressure, and smartphones are interfering with treatment

Are you reading this on your cell phone? Well, if you’re prone to headaches, you may want to swing open the laptop instead. This week, we’re looking at the link between migraines and phone use, a potentially embarrassing and dangerous drug mix-up, neuroimaging disparities and—as always—so much more. Neuro Flashback Old MacDonald is beloved for…

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