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  • Clinical Guideline on HBV Released by ACP, CDCThe American College of Physicians (ACP) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise vaccination and screening of adults at risk for HBV, including those who are unvaccinated, and linkage to care for infected individuals.
  • Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown Common in RCVSThe study is the first to document the effect, observed on contrast-enhanced MRI in 70% of patients confirmed with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome, suggesting an important diagnostic clue.
  • Benign MS: Does It Exist?New data on estimates of benign MS have provoked strong conflicting opinions on its actual incidence and the recommended treatment approaches.


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