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Autoimmune

Could hyaluronic acid contribute to chronic white matter injury?

Can living in a sunnier climate in your youth reduce the risk of MS?

Could transcranial direct current stimulation offer relief from fatigue in multiple sclerosis sufferers?

Cerebrovascular disease

Traumatic microbleeds may predict worse outcomes following head injury

Blood pressure changes in mid-30s linked to poorer brain health

Age-related cognitive changes may be reduced with intensive blood pressure control

CNS/PNS/SNS

Neuroprosthetic exoskeleton allows tetraplegic patient to utilize his limbs

Traumatic CNS injury and the inflammatory stem cell niche: an interview with Aileen Anderson

Electrical patterns in ‘mini-brains’ can’t be distinguished from premature babies, study reveals

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Tau inhibitor may block self-association and fibril formation in mice

Statin use not linked to memory or cognitive decline in the elderly, study reports

Translating genetic data in Alzheimer’s into potential therapies with Owen Peters

Demyelinating disease

Cannabis-based medicines for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis approved by NHS

Unraveling the heterogeneity of oligodendrocytes with Ana Mendanha Falcão

Acquiring viable astrocytes and microglia from adult brain tissue: an interview with Pascale Eede & Verena Haage

Development and pediatrics

SfN19: Brain organoids advance studies of neural development, research suggests

SfN19: Advances in autism research could pave way for early intervention and treatment

Researchers discover molecular process that may hold potential to accelerate nerve injury recovery in mice

Epilepsy and seizure

Cannabis-based medicines for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis approved by NHS

Dynorphin-based gene therapy demonstrates long-term suppression of seizures

Epidyolex® receives marketing authorization from the EMA for seizures

Genetics

Translating genetic data in Alzheimer’s into potential therapies with Owen Peters

Rare gene variant APOE3ch may hold clues to preventing Alzheimer’s disease

Genetic therapies for neurodegenerative diseases: an interview with Sarah Tabrizi

Headache

Emgality® achieves primary and secondary outcomes in Phase III trial for migraines

Acute migraine: novel therapy shows promise in Phase III trial

Why are migraines more common in women? New sex-specific insights revealed

Immune disorders and inflammation

SfN19: Uncovering the complex interplay between microglia, neuroinflammation and disease pathology

Inflammatory disease and anxiety: could endocannabinoids be a mechanism of comorbidity?

FENS 2018: Immune system offers new way of treating Alzheimer’s disease

Infection

Could a bacterial polysaccharide suppress fatal brain inflammation?

Link between Alzheimer’s disease and periodontal bacteria gains traction

ANA 2018: key highlights and news stories

Injury/trauma

SfN19: How might the gut–brain connection impact brain health in mice?

Tranexamic acid could reduce head injury deaths by ‘hundreds of thousands’

Traumatic microbleeds may predict worse outcomes following head injury

Movement disorders

Neuroprosthetic exoskeleton allows tetraplegic patient to utilize his limbs

Parkinson’s progression could be slowed down by drug that treats enlarged prostate

Ofatumumab demonstrates superiority over Aubagio® for relapsing MS: industry news round-up

Neuro-ophthalmology

Gene therapy breakthrough allows mice to regain sight

Could an eye scan detect signs of Alzheimer's disease?

Vision in Alzheimer's disease: a focus on the anterior afferent pathway

Neurometabolic

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

Jeffrey Iliff: glymphatics, Alzheimer’s and future directions

SfN17: Neurodegeneration and the microbiome – new research highlights

Neuromuscular

Ataluren use in nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy: patient information from the STRIDE Registry

New genetic suspects identified for ALS and FTD

Novel discovery in motor neuron disease may pave the way for future treatments

Neuropsychiatry

The link between auditory stimuli and fear behavior, new neural pathway identified in mice

World Mental Health Day: facts, figures and the flaws of academia

Could psychiatric disorders be triggered by air pollution?

Oncology/tumor

Can artificial intelligence speed up brain tumor diagnosis?

Liquid biopsy could predict prognosis of glioblastoma, study suggests

High-grade gliomas may hijack signals from neurons to drive their own growth

Pain

Emgality® achieves primary and secondary outcomes in Phase III trial for migraines

Advances in migraine genetics, neurobiology and treatment

Acute migraine: novel therapy shows promise in Phase III trial

Sleep

Circadian disruption in the prodromal stages of dementia with Marco Brancaccio

Could circadian rhythms influence immune response efficiency in mice?

Could how much you sleep depend on your genes?