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Autoimmune

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

Multiple sclerosis research suggests a neuroprotective benefit following resistance training

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

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

NCTalks at SfN17: Kijun Yoon gives a Zika update

SfN17: Study uncovers rapid plasticity in the active manipulation of neuroprosthetics

SfN17: Advances in brain stimulation in treatment and research

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

NCTalks at SfN17: Nicole Swann on adaptive DBS and Parkinson’s disease

SfN17: Advances in brain stimulation in treatment and research

NCTalks at SfN17: Doris Doudet on Parkinson's, inflammation and the gut

Demyelinating disease

Effect of exercise interventions on perceived fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: synthesis of meta-analytic reviews

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

Progressive multiple sclerosis marker uncovered in mouse study

Development and pediatrics

Could a biomarker test for juvenile prolonged concussion be on the horizon?

NCTalks at SfN17: Kijun Yoon gives a Zika update

Could novel epileptic encephalopathy genes promote advances in treatment strategy?

Epilepsy and seizure

Could novel epileptic encephalopathy genes promote advances in treatment strategy?

NCTalks with Ali Rezai: changing lives through neuromodulation

Epileptic brain activity found in transgenic mouse lines

Genetics

SfN17: New insights into the impacts of stress – epigenetics and neurogenesis

SfN17: CRISPR and iPSCs – new techniques to study the brain

Novel genes associated with hearing loss revealed by new study

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

NCTalks at SfN17: Doris Doudet on Parkinson's, inflammation and the gut

Depression, anxiety, and stress severities in multiple sclerosis patients using injectable vs. oral treatments

Effect of exercise interventions on perceived fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: synthesis of meta-analytic reviews

Infection

NCTalks at SfN17: Kijun Yoon gives a Zika update

SfN17: CRISPR and iPSCs – new techniques to study the brain

Infographic: The facts about Zika

Injury/trauma

Could a biomarker test for juvenile prolonged concussion be on the horizon?

SfN17: Groundbreaking studies give insight into the hard-hitting consequences of sports-related head injuries

SfN17: New research focuses on brain health in military service members

Movement disorders

NCTalks at SfN17: Nicole Swann on adaptive DBS and Parkinson’s disease

SfN17: Advances in brain stimulation in treatment and research

NCTalks at SfN17: Doris Doudet on Parkinson's, inflammation and the gut

Neuro-ophthalmology

Glaucoma research gives a glimpse of a novel neuroprotection mechanism

Management of glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease

Genetic analysis identifies loci associated with macular telangiectasia type 2

Neurometabolic

SfN17: Neurodegeneration and the microbiome – new research highlights

Could the gut microbiome hold the key to neurodegenerative disorders?

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

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

SfN17: Updates on stemming pain and understanding opioid abuse

SfN17: New insights into the impacts of stress – epigenetics and neurogenesis

SfN17: CRISPR and iPSCs – new techniques to study the brain

Oncology/tumor

Gamma Knife treatment of recurrent CNS metastases of pancreatic origin: a case report and review of the literature

Prognostic value of pre- and post-treatment health-related quality of life in predicting survival of patients with brain metastases

Combined-modality hypofractionated radiotherapy for elderly patients with glioblastoma: setting a new standard

Pain

SfN17: Updates on stemming pain and understanding opioid abuse

NCTalks with Ali Rezai: changing lives through neuromodulation

Tracking opioid misuse using Twitter

Sleep

Better sleep works like a dream at reducing fear learning

Sleep research realizes the dream of understanding brain plasticity mechanisms

2017 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Hall, Rosbash and Young