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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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Deep brain stimulation against chronic cluster headaches: Yes or no?

2560 1920 Anna Stelling, PhD

Cluster headaches, a disease belonging to the class of trigeminal autonomic cephalgias, are seen chronically in about 15% of all cluster headache patients.1,2 Affected individuals…

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Speaking to Prof. Andrea Rossetti – “Often in life, things happen by chance, but then you have to seize the chance“

2560 1600 Anna Stelling, PhD

Prof. Andrea Rossetti is the head of the Electroencephalography (EEG) and Epilepsy unit of the Neurological department of the University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland.…

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New data on endovascular treatment in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis

2560 1707 Anna Stelling, PhD

Stroke can have several causes, and one of them is cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT), affecting mostly young adult and middle-aged patients.1 The current standard for…

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Deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease – five-year outcomes

2560 1707 Anna Stelling, PhD

It has been consistently shown that deep brain stimulation (DBS) in combination with medication is superior to medication alone in mid- and advanced-stage Parkinson’s disease…

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Ageing in multiple sclerosis – what do we know?

2846 1601 Anna Stelling, PhD

“Ageing comes with many issues in multiple sclerosis (MS): progression, comorbidities, cognition problems and response to treatment”, Pierre Duquette (Department of Neuroscience, University of Montreal,…

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How to promote remyelination in MS

2846 1601 Anne Carter, MA (Cantab)

Strategies to promote remyelination was a hot topic at this year’s virtual ACTRIMS/ECTRIMS joint meeting, with three expert presenters each addressing a different aspect of…

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