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Autoimmune

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, new study states

Autoantibodies in neurological disorders – a review from Judith Greer

Immunotherapy for mild cognitive impairment patients: a role for omega-3 fatty acids in improving innate immunity against amyloid-beta

Cerebrovascular disease

Spider venom affords neuroprotection after stroke

Orthostatic hypotension could contribute to risk of dementia

Post-stroke neurogenesis boosted with new compound

CNS/PNS/SNS

Brain stimulation may not be beneficial to cognitive training

Long-term opioid therapy may increase the risk of adverse outcomes in polyneuropathy patients

Spinal muscular atrophy may be caused by synaptic abnormalities

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, new study states

Journal Watch: Protective factors differentially affect amyloid pathology and Alzheimer’s disease-pattern neurodegeneration

Huntington’s pathology alleviated by CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing

Demyelinating disease

World MS Day on Neuro Central – note from the Editor

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Pender on a new multiple sclerosis treatment targeting Epstein-Barr virus

New research takes us a step forward in the fight to understanding multiple sclerosis

Development and pediatrics

Early brain development and cognitive aging – a global challenge

NS1-based Zika vaccine demonstrates promise in mice

Spinal muscular atrophy may be caused by synaptic abnormalities

Epilepsy and seizure

Epilepsy drug receives approval as monotherapy from European Medicines Agency

The future of neuromodulation: an interview with Timothy Deer, President of the International Neuromodulation Society

Scientists discover ‘silent seizures’ in Alzheimer’s disease patients

Genetics

Huntington’s pathology alleviated by CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing

Brain stimulation in Huntington's disease

Huntington’s disease blood biomarker identified

Headache

Noninvasive brain stimulation: an interview with Eric Wasserman

Electrical stimulation could provide pain relief alternative for migraines

Psychological mislabeling of chronic pain: lessons from migraine in the 20th century

Immune disorders and inflammation

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, new study states

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Pender on a new multiple sclerosis treatment targeting Epstein-Barr virus

Autoantibodies in neurological disorders – a review from Judith Greer

Infection

NS1-based Zika vaccine demonstrates promise in mice

Zika virus to be investigated as novel glioblastoma treatment

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Pender on a new multiple sclerosis treatment targeting Epstein-Barr virus

Injury/trauma

Stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury: the latest updates from #TalkingRegMed

Strategic brain training could stimulate neural plasticity years after a traumatic brain injury

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Alosco on CTE and the search for an in vivo diagnosis

Movement disorders

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, new study states

Huntington’s pathology alleviated by CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing

Repurposing of malaria drug to halt ALS disease progression

Neuro-ophthalmology

Management of glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease

Genetic analysis identifies loci associated with macular telangiectasia type 2

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Neurometabolic

Could the gut microbiome hold the key to neurodegenerative disorders?

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Energy drinks and alcohol may affect adolescent brains in similar way to cocaine

Neuromuscular

Repurposing of malaria drug to halt ALS disease progression

World MS Day on Neuro Central – note from the Editor

Spinal muscular atrophy may be caused by synaptic abnormalities

Neuropsychiatry

Is a polygenic predictor of antidepressant response a possibility?

Daniel Blumberger on rTMS: successes, hurdles and what the future may hold

Clinicians’ perceptions of pharmacogenomics use in psychiatry

Oncology/tumor

Review of stereotactic radiosurgery for intradural spine tumors

Immunotherapy and targeted therapy in brain metastases: emerging options in precision medicine

Can olive oil reduce risk of brain cancer?

Pain

Recent advances in spinal cord stimulation for pain treatment

Chronic pain linked to memory decline and dementia in new study

Long-term opioid therapy may increase the risk of adverse outcomes in polyneuropathy patients

Sleep

Light, sleep and circadian rhythms in older adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

#NCintroduces… Mammalian chronobiology and circadian rhythms

Webinar Q&A follow-up: How chronic stress experienced during early development epigenetically programs adult disease risk