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Autoimmune

Gut microbiome modulation: potential mechanism uncovered for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Could hyaluronic acid contribute to chronic white matter injury?

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

Cerebrovascular disease

Gut to brain: short-chain fatty acids may hold potential to improve stroke recovery in mice

Traumatic microbleeds may predict worse outcomes following head injury

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

CNS/PNS/SNS

Personalized electrode placement may improve outcomes of deep brain stimulation

Ethical and social implications of neural–digital interfaces: an interview with Suzanne Rivera

Neuroprosthetic exoskeleton allows tetraplegic patient to utilize his limbs

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Probiotic bacteria prevent α-synuclein accumulation in a Parkinson’s disease model

Dementia-related language impairments may reflect patients’ native tongue

Could a mutation involved in alcohol metabolism contribute to Alzheimer’s disease?

Demyelinating disease

New flashing-light test may be able to determine multiple sclerosis drug success

Gut microbiome modulation: potential mechanism uncovered for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

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

Development and pediatrics

Could sleep duration be associated with levels of circulating miRNAs in the blood?

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

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

Epilepsy and seizure

EEG source analysis in epileptology: an interview with Stefan Rampp

Could a novel mechanism for synaptic plasticity hold potential for new epilepsy treatment?

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

Genetics

Pacifying pain: mouse study reveals a gene-therapy approach could be used to relieve chronic pain

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

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

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

Blood–brain barrier dysfunction may be an early trigger of neurological aging in mice

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

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

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

Applying artificial intelligence to a healthcare setting for patients with TBI: an interview with Payam Barnaghi

Can gut bacteria improve mental health after spinal cord injury?

Developing neurotechnologies for spinal cord injuries with Grégoire Courtine

Movement disorders

Probiotic bacteria prevent α-synuclein accumulation in a Parkinson’s disease model

Nilotinib could be a safe and effective treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Personalized electrode placement may improve outcomes of deep brain stimulation

Neuro-ophthalmology

New flashing-light test may be able to determine multiple sclerosis drug success

Gene therapy breakthrough allows mice to regain sight

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

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

Contracting neuromuscular organoids have been developed

Real-world outcomes of long-term prednisone and deflazacort use in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: experience at a single, large care center

Nilotinib could be a safe and effective treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Neuropsychiatry

Can gut bacteria improve mental health after spinal cord injury?

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

Oncology/tumor

Artificial intelligence algorithm accurately identifies brain tumors, study reveals

Ultrasound therapy successful in directly treating glioblastoma tumors in mice

Can artificial intelligence speed up brain tumor diagnosis?

Pain

Developing neurotechnologies for spinal cord injuries with Grégoire Courtine

Pacifying pain: mouse study reveals a gene-therapy approach could be used to relieve chronic pain

Non-prescription drugs recommended in guidelines for common pain conditions

Sleep

Could sleep duration be associated with levels of circulating miRNAs in the blood?

Circadian disruption in the prodromal stages of dementia with Marco Brancaccio

Could circadian rhythms influence immune response efficiency in mice?