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Autoimmune

Multiple sclerosis research suggests a neuroprotective benefit following resistance training

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

Autoantibodies in neurological disorders – a review from Judith Greer

Cerebrovascular disease

Inflammation in brain blood vessels leads to gastrointestinal failure

Cell therapies administered in the chronic phase after stroke: a meta-analysis examining safety and efficacy

Blood protein biomarkers as diagnostic tool for ischemic stroke: a systematic review

CNS/PNS/SNS

Muscle-derived stem cells in peripheral nerve regeneration: reality or illusion?

Brain differences observed in contacts sport athletes

Neurogenesis takes place in the amygdala of mice

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Ask the Experts: the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease (Part 2: Current research, challenges and ethical concerns)

Ask the Experts: the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease (Part 1: Introduction to Alzheimer’s genetics)

New genetic risk variants for Parkinson’s disease discovered

Demyelinating disease

Gut bacteria influence multiple sclerosis onset and progression

Multiple sclerosis drug trials: Luciano Rossetti on the recent cladribine approval

Human herpes virus 6 may hamper the brain's ability to repair damaged cells

Development and pediatrics

Infographic: The facts about Zika

Zika virus update: a note from the Editor

Zika virus: where are we now?

Epilepsy and seizure

Epileptic brain activity found in transgenic mouse lines

Polymorphisms in ABCB1 and EPHX1 genes influence drug effectiveness in refractory epilepsy: a retrospective study

Technological advances in pediatric epilepsy surgery: implications for tuberous sclerosis complex

Genetics

Ask the Experts: the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease (Part 2: Current research, challenges and ethical concerns)

Ask the Experts: the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease (Part 1: Introduction to Alzheimer’s genetics)

New genetic risk variants for Parkinson’s disease discovered

Headache

Chronic migraine: new data shows Botox has more favorable tolerability than Topamax

EAN 2017: Monoclonal antibody could be an effective treatment for chronic migraine

EAN 2017: Cannabinoids suitable for migraine prophylaxis

Immune disorders and inflammation

Gut bacteria influence multiple sclerosis onset and progression

Inflammation in brain blood vessels leads to gastrointestinal failure

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Infection

Infographic: The facts about Zika

Zika virus update: a note from the Editor

What can climate-driven models teach us about the Zika outbreak?

Injury/trauma

Brain differences observed in contacts sport athletes

'Should we retire the term concussion?': live debate from Frontiers in TBI

TBI, animal models and neuroimaging: David Brody at Frontiers in TBI

Movement disorders

New genetic risk variants for Parkinson’s disease discovered

Gut bacteria influence multiple sclerosis onset and progression

iPSC therapy success in Parkinson’s monkey models

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

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

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Repurposing of malaria drug to halt ALS disease progression

Neuropsychiatry

Effects of long-term schizophrenia medication use unraveled in new study

Inflammation in brain blood vessels leads to gastrointestinal failure

Honing in on hormone-sensitive neural targets for therapeutic intervention: mission impossible?

Oncology/tumor

Novel drug target identified for glioblastoma treatment

Role of cellular prion protein in neurofibromatosis 2 tumor development uncovered

Alzheimer’s disease patients may have a lower risk of developing lung cancer

Pain

Tracking opioid misuse using Twitter

EAN 2017: Monoclonal antibody could be an effective treatment for chronic migraine

EAN 2017: Cannabinoids suitable for migraine prophylaxis

Sleep

Alzheimer’s and sleep: an interview with Ram Sharma

Poor sleep quality associated with presence of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers

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