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Giannetti et al. use PET to explore the links between the extent of microglial activation in normal-appearing white matter of patients with clinically isolated syndrome and progression to multiple sclerosis.

Golden et al. show that patients with typical Alzheimer’s disease or posterior cortical atrophy are impaired in detecting the movement and location of sounds, and that these deficits correlate with grey matter loss in right parietal cortex.

Harston et al. establish proof of principle for clinical use of pH-weighted MRI in patients with acute ischaemic stroke, revealing that cerebral intracellular pH – a marker of metabolic stress – is associated with eventual tissue outcome.

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2013 Impact Factor: 10.226 ©Journal Citation Reports 2014, published by Thomson Reuters
In celebration of the Brain Impact Factor rising to over ten, we have made the top two cited articles each decade over the last 50 years, free to read online until the end of March 2015.

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Hidenori Yamasue discusses how oxytocin could potentially form the basis of a treatment for some of the social impairments in ASD.

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Research published in Brain suggests that spending around an hour a day exercising could protect against Parkinson's Disease.

A study of 43,368 people found that those engaging in just six hours of exercise a week were 43% less likely to develop the disease. 

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