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Journal watch: Microglial activation states drive glucose uptake and FDG-PET alterations in neurodegenerative diseases

850 567 Maike Otto, PhD

The Background 2-Deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-d-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is a commonly used method to detect regional reductions in brain glucose uptake typically observed in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsonism.1…

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How does aerobic exercise impact motor symptom progression in individuals with Parkinson’s disease?

1134 755 Maggie Ford, MD

Previous studies have shown that physical exercise can improve motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease (PD).1,2 In a recent single-centre, prospective, Phase 2, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled…

Journal watch: The neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s disease: advances and challenges

850 567 Maggie Ford, MD

The Background Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is well known for its motor symptoms its associated neuropsychiatric symptoms should not be overlooked.1 Neuropsychiatric symptoms are common…

Swiss study reveals shorter duration of intensive care unit and hospital stays with direct and early induction of artificial coma in status epilepticus

2560 1709 Maggie Ford, MD

Status epilepticus (SE) is a lethal, life-threatening neurologic emergency associated with high levels of morbidity and mortality.1-3 International treatment guidelines recommend the use of benzodiazepines…

What is the link between the gut microbiome and Alzheimer’s disease?

2560 1920 Maggie Ford, MD

Adding to Brainwork’s existing dossier of articles covering the relationship between neurological conditions and the gastrointestinal tract,1-4 the present article will examine a connection between…

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Myotonic Disorders

In this course, accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), a healthcare professional will provide the participant with an overview of myotonic disorders.

 

Management of Epilepsy during Pregnancy

In this course, accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), healthcare professionals will provide the participant with a clear understanding of the important considerations for women with epilepsy when planning a pregnancy.

Prognosis and Treatment Strategy in RRMS

In this course, accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), healthcare professionals will provide the participant with an overview of the applications of machine learning approaches to stroke diagnosis and monitoring.

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