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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| Neuro-ophthalmology and -otology  

In acutely dizzy patients testing for truncal instability is a valuable addition to the HINTS. Grade 2-3 truncal instability has moderate sensitivity…

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| Clinical neurophysiology  

An interesting neurophysiological and histopathological study that demonstrated structural abnormalities in muscles of patients with musculoskeletal…

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| Neuroepidemiology  

Epilepsy has been associated with high mortality, even in patients in monotherapy and those without comorbidities, with causes including…

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| Neuroepidemiology  

Adherence to Mediterranean diet has been significantly associated with lower increase in probability of prodromal Parkinson's disease over time in a…

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| Movement Disorders  

Good diagnostic performance of MDS-MSA criteria against neuropathological diagnosis.

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| Neuroepidemiology  

Several viral exposures were recently associated with the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, with the greatest effect association observed between…

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| Neurogenetics | Rare Neurological Diseases  

Deep intronic GAA-expansions in the FGF14 gene have been recently identified as a common cause of late onset cerebellar ataxia, a disease entity that…

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| Rare Neurological Diseases | Neuroimmunology  

A large study on 147 patients with antibody negative autoimmune encephalitis defines long term outcome and provides important clues on treatment…

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| Stroke  

Two recent randomized clinical trials showed that thrombectomy is beneficial for patients with stroke with basilar artery occlusion among patients…

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| Stroke  

A large retrospective community-based cohort study showed a modest risk for ipsilateral stroke in patients with moderate asymptomatic carotid stenosis

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| Infectious diseases  

The loss of function of the glymphatic system can be one of the leading causes of the neurological sequelae developing after bacterial meningitis.

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| Autonomic nervous system disorders  

Disorders of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) are common and disabling. A previous survey by the European Federation of Neurological Societies aimed…

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