Neuroscience

Point-of-care biomarker assay for traumatic brain injury

Intracranial abnormalities on CT scan in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be predicted by glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) levels in the blood. These interim findings from the TRACK-TBI study are published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do we balance self-interest with fairness for others?

Human beings, like all living things, are driven by an innate sense of self-preservation. But humans have also built cities and governments, complex industries and lasting cultural institutions—none of which would be possible ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

A big study to help Medicare officials decide whether to start covering brain scans to check for Alzheimer's disease missed its goals for curbing health care costs, calling into question whether the pricey tests are worth ...

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