Novel research adds further evidence to the argument that resistance training is not futile for multiple sclerosis patients.
Researchers have found the first evidence that autoimmunity plays a role in Parkinson’s disease, showing that T cells recognize α-synuclein peptides.
Autoantibodies occur in many different nervous system disorders, and are increasingly being found in disorders not traditionally associated with the immune system. Determining if the autoantibodies play a functional or pathogenic role is critical in selecting the most appropriate treatment options.
Milan Fiala and Matteo Pellegrini review current research that indicates a role for omega-3 fatty acids in slowing the progression of mild cognitive impairment.
In this edition of NCTalks, we speak to Robyn Klein as part of our Spotlight on neuroimmunology – Robyn discusses her research, how inflammatory processes contribute to neurologic disease, and whether immunology and inflammation could be the basis of an eventual preventative treatment for neurodegenerative disease.
Karmakar & Reilly review what is known about the role of NF1 mutation in immune cell function & the role of immune cells in promoting tumorigenesis in NF1.
Researchers have identified a dysfunctional cell receptor in the immune system that could be part of the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation prevented symptoms of severe MS from worsening for 5 years in 46% of patients in a recent clinical trial.
Lauren Pulling highlights some of the key trending topics in neurology and neuroscience from 2016, as well as the top read articles of the year – take a look and let us know your thoughts.
A retrospective review of medical records reveals that the presence of a novel autoantibody in a patient’s serum is indicative of autoimmune meningoencephalomyelitis.