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Cellular power failures linked to Parkinsonism

3150 2100 Mea Holm, PhD

Mounting evidence is linking neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinsonism and dementia, with mitochondrial dysfunction.1 At the 5th Annual Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) in Oslo, Norway, the…

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8-year follow-up data of alemtuzumab presented

1920 1280 Michael Furrer, PhD

An update of the long-term efficacy and safety data of alemtuzumab in patients with relapsing-remitting MS was presented at the 5th Annual Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN)…

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Thought-controlled prosthetic limbs could be in reach

3446 2300 Peter Stevenson, PhD

Improvements in the way in which neural activity is mapped could be an important step towards thought-controlled body augmentations such as prosthetic limbs, researchers at the Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory…

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Machine-learning algorithm predicts psychosis from speech

3150 2100 Peter Stevenson, PhD

Algorithms designed to find hidden clues within everyday language can predict those at risk of developing psychosis, a new study reports. Using machine learning, researchers from the Department of Psychology…

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Shedding light on CIDP

1920 1080 Carlotta Foletti, PhD

While it is the most common chronic autoimmune neuropathy, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a rare, acquired peripheral neuropathy characterised by proximal upper and lower limb weakness. CIDP remains…

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Establishing sNfL as an MS Biomarker

3300 2200 Carlotta Foletti, PhD

At the ECTRIMS annual congress in October 2018, there was a lot of talk on serum neurofilament light (sNfL) becoming the first blood biomarker predicting neuronal damage caused by neurological…

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News from the ocrelizumab front

3300 2200 Carlotta Foletti, PhD

In our ongoing coverage of the AAN Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, we are focusing on select posters reporting on studies of ocrelizumab, an intravenous humanised monoclonal antibody that selectively targets…

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Latest advances in migraine therapy

3682 2200 Carlotta Foletti, PhD

Migraines are the most common type of primary headache disorders, and triptans – serotonin 5-HT1B/1D receptor agonists originally developed as cranial vasoconstrictors – are the backbone of current acute attack…

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Preventing migraines through diet

1920 1080 Carlotta Foletti, PhD

As part of our coverage on the updates in migraine research at the 2019 AAN Annual Meeting, we attended Dr Belinda Savage-Edwards’ presentation – in collaboration with chef Tess Connors…

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An update on chronic migraine diagnosis

3300 2200 Carlotta Foletti, PhD

Headache disorders are among the leading causes of years lived with disability, in both men and women.1 Chronic migraines, in particular, are typically estimated to have a global prevalence of…

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