Neurology Updates

Neurology Updates

Here you will find regular scientific news from our Scientific Panels. We cover all areas of neurology, including rare diseases. The most recent news are displayed below. You will find all news of different areas sorted into the subsections of the respective scientific panel. Enjoy reading!

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| Coma & Chronic Disorders of Consciousness  

Systematic review and meta-analysis addressing long-term clinical evolution of patients with prolonged Disorders of Consciousness due to severe anoxic…

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| Epilepsy  

We highlight recent reviews concerning stereotactic EEG, intraoperative electrocorticography and brief potentially ictal rhythmic discharges (BIRDs).

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| Neuroimmunology  

Newly proposed diagnostic criteria for optic neuritis renovate the clinical and research scenario and facilitate patients’ management

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| Neuroimmunology  

A recent study dissects the causes for misdiagnosis of neurodegenerative and psychiatric conditions as autoimmune encephalitis, providing helpful…

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| Rare Neurological Diseases  

The FDA has approved Omaveloxolone for the treatment of Friedrich ataxia (FA). Omaveloxone improved neurological function assessed with the modified…

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| Neuroscience/ Translational neurology | Rare Neurological Diseases  

Mader et al. dissect the MOG IgG effector mechanisms that characterize MOG-antibody-associated disease. FcR pathway mediates the MOG-Abs enhanced…

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| Sleep disorders  

The cerebellum is shown to be involved in sleep regulation by modulating sleep-wake cycles with the integrating sensory, motor, and cognitive…

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| Rare Neurological Diseases | Sleep disorders  

The study validated a screening questionnaire for pediatric narcolepsy, which showed high sensitivity and specificity in identifying affected…

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| Sleep disorders  

This multicenter study identified the strongest progressors among predictive biomarkers of neurodegeneration in individuals with iRBD and tried to…

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| Infectious diseases  

The B cell-attracting chemokine CXCL13 has shown to be a useful and reliable test in addition to serology for the diagnosis of the acute Lyme…

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| Infectious diseases  

Metformin, combined with antibiotic treatment may be a promising therapeutic option to prevent neurologic sequelae after pneumococcal meningitis.

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| Neurosonology  

A bone/cartilage-associated stroke etiology (bony stroke) is rare, but should be considered in patients with recurrent cryptogenic strokes affecting a…

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