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Diabetes and Parkinson’s – shared mechanism, same treatment?

2560 1707 Anna Stelling, PhD

Recent evidence suggests that there exists a close link between type 2 diabetes mellitus and Parkinson’s disease. It has been shown that the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease is 35%…

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Understanding seizure cyclicity: Possible benefits for epilepsy management?

2000 1334 Laura Lenzo

Over millennia, humans have tried to unveil the mechanisms behind epileptic seizure cyclicity.1 Despite patients with epilepsy often experiencing seizures at consistent times of the day, week, month, or year,…

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Journal watch: The long-term effects of COVID-19

1248 832 Bradley Schussel

The Background The acute clinical manifestations of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been well established. Looking beyond this acute setting, reports have suggested that some people with COVID-19 may experience…

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Myotonic Disorders

New accredited eLearning course led by Prof. Urtizberea, on Myotonic Disorders

500 188 Samuel Krebs

Check out our new accredited eLearning course led by Prof. Urtizberea, on Myotonic Disorders. As well as gaining up-to-date knowledge from an expert in the field, when you successfully complete…

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Vaccines and MS – are they still effective?

1000 662 Bradley Schussel

During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, vaccines have been at the forefront of the public consciousness. This is especially true for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), as some may…

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Journal watch: Who is at risk for recurrent transient global amnesia?

1500 1000 Anna Stelling, PhD

 The Background Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a clinical syndrome characterised by sudden-onset amnesia usually lasting for 4 to 6 hours. It often has an identifiable trigger, such as sexual…

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No negative effects of COVID-19 lockdown on migraine patients treated with CGRP inhibitors

2560 1440 Anna Stelling, PhD

It has been shown that everyday habits, lifestyle and stress can have a substantial influence on migraine frequency.1,2 The COVID-19 pandemic significantly disrupted the everyday life of people around the…

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Neurological disease burden in Europe: A new analysis calling for action

2560 1709 Anna Stelling, PhD

The Global Burden of Diseases (GBD) Study 2015 has drawn attention to the substantial and increasing health burden of neurological diseases worldwide.1 In order to adjust public health and disease…

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Speaking to Dr Michel Röthlisberger – understanding his worldview of interdisciplinary neurosurgery

1405 878 Anna Stelling, PhD

Dr Michel Röthlisberger is a neurosurgical consultant in the department for neurosurgery at the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland. He specialises in endonasal endoscopic and lateral skull base surgery and…

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The risk of a clinical event in radiologically isolated syndrome

2560 1707 Anna Stelling, PhD

Radiologically isolated syndrome (RIS) is a clinical finding that describes individuals with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) patterns similar to those seen in multiple sclerosis patients. However, affected patients do not…

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