Alzheimer’s Drug Talks Heat Up; Brain-Computer Interface Goes for Jugular

Biogen’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab — which goes before an FDA Advisory Committee panel this week — should not be approved because it failed to show efficacy, said Mayo Clinic’s David Knopman, MD, who was involved in one of the aducanumab trials, and others, in Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

Cleveland Clinic researchers did not agree, saying “lack of approval would be devastating not only to patients who will lose hope but advocates and the community at large.” (Alzheimer’s & Dementia)

A novel investigational PET tracer, 18F-PM-PBB3, captured abnormal tau protein deposits in Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration disorders with high contrast. (Neuron)

Undiagnosed, untreated sleep disorders were tied to physician burnout. (JAMA Network Open)

No significant association was found between multiple sclerosis and vitiligo, a review concluded. (Nature Scientific Reports)

The Stentrode, an endovascular motor neuroprosthesis implanted via a jugular vein, helped two severely paralyzed patients with amyotrophic lateral

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Walmart Website Catches Heat After NSFW Christmas Pajama Pictures

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas on most retail websites, but some have taken the holiday in a new direction. A Walmart Christmas pajama advertisement is turning heads for showing off much more than sleepwear.

A Twitter user shared one of the odd photos in question, which showcases the pajamas for sale by putting the model’s rear front and center in the camera. Upon opening the Walmart website, there’s so much more to be discovered, including shots of the onesie unzipped, with a red bra on full display.

It’s all an advertisement for a Christmas pajama onesie by brand Sunisery. While it’s advertised on Walmart’s website, it appears to be from a third-party seller, hence the provocative images. There’s even a legal disclaimer on the page that states Walmart hasn’t specifically viewed the product before it was uploaded to the website.

“We aim to show you accurate product

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Bring the heat: Best gadgets to keep you warm outside

Londoners dine out in the cold – these gadgets will help you stay warm and toasty while socialising outside (Credits: Jack Dredd/REX)

With London and other parts of the UK in Tier 2 territory, and restrictions placed on restaurants and pubs in full effect, that outside table has never looked so appealing.

So if you’re meeting friends in an outside space or in your back garden, you’re going to need the necessary gadgets and gizmos to help you brave the chilly night air when a woolly jumper simply won’t cut it.

This way, the only thing that stays cold is your pint.

Read on for the best tech for Tier 2 toastiness…

Ooni Koda

Warm, cheesy goodness

If you’re entertaining outside, a gas-powered oven that heats up to a searing 500C for pizzas, roasting or cast-iron cooking is a great investment for your local lockdown parties. Easy to operate, simple

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