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Acquired modification of sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase activity is not related to adrenal insufficiency
Congenital sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) lyase deficiency due to biallelic mutations in SGPL1 gene has recently been described in association with primary adrenal insufficiency and steroid-resistant nephrotic syn... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Gulin Sunter, Ece Oge Enver, Azad Akbarzade, Serap Turan, Pinar Vatansever, Dilek Ince Gunal, Goncagul Haklar, Abdullah Bereket, Kadriye Agan and Tulay Guran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of post-stroke fever and infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Fever after stroke is common, and often caused by infections. In the current study, we aimed to test the hypothesis that pneumonia, urinary tract infection and all-cause fever (thought to include at least some... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Maja W ästfelt, Yang Cao and Jakob O. Ström Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dose effects of mycophenolate mofetil in Chinese patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders: a case series study
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is a devastating autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system, which can result in blindness or paralysis. Currently, there is a dire need... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yujuan Jiao, Lei Cui, Weihe Zhang, Chunyu Zhang, Yeqiong Zhang, Xin Zhang and Jinsong Jiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does burst-suppression achieve seizure control in refractory status epilepticus?
The general principles in the administration of anesthetic drugs entail not only the suppression of seizure activity but also the achievement of electroencephalography burst suppression (BS). However, previous... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Kanitpong Phabphal, Suparat Chisurajinda, Thapanee Somboon, Kanjana Unwongse and Alan Geater Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Why does my patient ’s basilar artery continue to grow? A four-year case study of a patient with symptoms of vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia
Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD) is a clinical entity associated with ischemic stroke, compression of cranial nerves or brainstem, and hydrocephalus. There have been relatively few studies following the pr... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Dao Pei Zhang, Yan Fang Peng, Qian Kun Ma, Min Zhao, Huai Liang Zhang and Suo Yin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Tacrolimus-induced parkinsonism in a patient after liver transplantation – case report
Hepatic encephalopathy may manifest by a wide spectrum of neuropsychiatric symptoms, including cognitive impairment, seizures or extrapyramidal symptoms. The liver transplant can lead to improvement of the sig... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Karin Gmitterov á, Michal Minár, Miroslav Žigrai, Zuzana Košutzká, Alice Kušnírová and Peter Valkovič Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of electroencephalographic changes in response to acute electrical and thermal stimuli with the tail flick and hot plate test in rats administered with opiorphin
The objective of this study was to compare the changes in the electroencephalogram (EEG) in response to noxious stimuli with tail flick and hot plate responses of rats administered opiorphin. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Preet Singh, Kavitha Kongara, David Harding, Neil Ward, Venkata Sayoji Rao Dukkipati, Craig Johnson and Paul Chambers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification associated with cerebral micro-infarcts: a case report
We report a patient with IBGC associated with cerebral infarction ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Takuma Nishimoto, Fumiaki Oka, Hideyuki Ishihara, Mizuya Shinoyama and Michiyasu Suzuki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The cold pressor test in interictal migraine patients – different parasympathetic pupillary response indicates dysbalance of the cranial autonomic nervous system
Data on autonomic nervous system (ANS) activations in migraine patients are quite controversial, with previous studies reporting over- and underactivation of the sympathetic as well as parasympathetic nervous ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 16, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Ozan E. Eren, Ruth Ruscheweyh, Christoph Schankin, Florian Sch öberl and Andreas Straube Tags: Research article Source Type: research

ACUDIN – ACUpuncture and laser acupuncture for treatment of DIabetic peripheral Neuropathy: a randomized, placebo-controlled, partially double-blinded trial
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus with significant clinical sequelae that can affect a patient ’s quality of life. Metabolic and microvascular factors are... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 13, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Gesa Meyer-Hamme, Thomas Friedemann, Henry Johannes Greten, Rosemarie Plaetke, Christian Gerloff and Sven Schroeder Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Personalized objects can optimize the diagnosis of EMCS in the assessment of functional object use in the CRS-R: a double blind, randomized clinical trial
Behavioral assessment has been acted as the gold standard for the diagnosis of disorders of consciousness (DOC) patients. The item “Functional Object Use” in the motor function sub-scale in the Coma Recovery S... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuxiao Sun, Jianan Wang, Lizette Heine, Wangshan Huang, Jing Wang, Nantu Hu, Xiaohua Hu, Xiaohui Fang, Supeng Huang, Steven Laureys and Haibo Di Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for promoting recovery optimization of walking activity in stroke (PROWALKS): a randomized controlled trial
Stroke survivors are more physically inactive than even the most sedentary older adults, and low activity is associated with increased risk of recurrent stroke, medical complications, and mortality. We hypothe... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Henry Wright, Tamara Wright, Ryan T. Pohlig, Scott E. Kasner, Jonathan Raser-Schramm and Darcy Reisman Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy associated with thymoma with immunodeficiency: a case report and literature review
The development of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is associated with severe cellular immunosuppression. Good ’s syndrome (GS) is a rare immunodeficiency syndrome related to thymoma, with the d... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Tatsuya Ueno, Nobuyuki Sato, Tomoya Kon, Rie Haga, Jin-ichi Nunomura, Kazuo Nakamichi, Masayuki Saijo and Masahiko Tomiyama Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Subarachnoid hemorrhage after transient global amnesia caused by cerebral venous congestion: case report
Transient global amnesia is reported to be caused by cerebral venous congestion. Internal jugular venous flow reversal in particular with the Valsalva maneuver leads to cerebral venous congestion. In addition,... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuta Maetani, Masahiro Nakamori, Tomoaki Watanabe, Hayato Matsushima, Eiji Imamura and Shinichi Wakabayashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Characteristics of a newly diagnosed Polish cohort of patients with neurological manifestations of Wilson disease evaluated with the Unified Wilson ’s Disease Rating Scale
Wilson disease is a rare genetic disorder in which impaired copper excretion results in toxic copper levels and tissue damage. Manifestations are primarily hepatic and/or neuropsychiatric, with a variety of ne... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Anna Cz łonkowska, Tomasz Litwin, Karolina Dzieżyc, Michal Karliński, Johan Bring and Carl Bjartmar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High frequency of the TARDBP p.M337 V mutation among south-eastern Chinese patients with familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating motor neuron disease characterized by substantial clinical and genetic heterogeneity. Thus far, only a few TARDBP-ALS families have been reported in China, and... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Guo-rong Xu, Wei Hu, Ling-Ling Zhan, Chong Wang, Liu-Qing Xu, Min-Ting Lin, Wan-Jin Chen, Ning Wang and Qi-Jie Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cerebral microbleeds shouldn ’t dictate treatment of acute stroke: a retrospective cohort study evaluating risk of intracerebral hemorrhage
Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV tPA) after acute ischemic stroke carries the risk of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH). Cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) may indicate increased risk of hemorrh... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 27, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Martin A. Chacon-Portillo, Rafael H. Llinas and Elisabeth B. Marsh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High serum levels of caspase-cleaved cytokeratin-18 are associated with malignant middle cerebral artery infarction patient mortality
There have been found apoptotic changes in brain tissue samples from humans after cerebral ischemia. Caspase-cleaved cytokeratin (CCCK)-18 could appears in blood during apoptosis. High circulating levels of CC... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Leonardo Lorente, Mar ía M. Martín, Antonia Pérez-Cejas, Luis Ramos, Mónica Argueso, Jordi Solé-Violán, Juan J. Cáceres, Alejandro Jiménez and Victor García-Marín Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rationale and Design of a Statewide Cohort to examine efficient resource utilization for patients with Intracerebral hemorrhage (EnRICH)
Intracerebral hemorrhage is a devastating disease with no specific treatment modalities. A significant proportion of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage are transferred to large stroke treatment centers, su... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Farhaan S. Vahidy, Ellie G. Meyer, Arvind B. Bambhroliya, Jennifer R. Meeks, Charles E. Begley, Tzu-Ching Wu, Jon E. Tyson, Charles C. Miller, Ritvij Bowry, Wamda O. Ahmed, Gretchel A. Gealogo, Louise D. McCullough, Steven Warach and Sean I. Savitz Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Clinical and radiological factors associated with unfavorable outcome after intravenous thrombolysis in patients with mild ischemic stroke
A significant proportion of patients with mild ischemic stroke become disabled despite receiving intravenous thrombolytic therapy. The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical and radiological factors ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Dae-Hyun Kim, Deok-Soo Lee, Hyun-Wook Nah and Jae-Kwan Cha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A survey of subjective constipation in Parkinson ’s disease patients in shanghai and literature review
Constipation is one of the most frequent non-motor symptoms (NMS) in Parkinson ’s disease (PD) and the prevalence of constipation in PD patients varies among different studies. We designed this study to survey ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jing Gan, Ying Wan, Junjie Shi, Mingzhu Zhou, Zhiyin Lou and Zhenguo Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Celiac disease and risk of myasthenia gravis – nationwide population-based study
Case reports suggest there may be an association between celiac disease (CD) and myasthenia gravis (MG). (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sujata P. Thawani, Thomas H. Brannagan, Benjamin Lebwohl, Peter H. R. Green and Jonas F. Ludvigsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A digital assessment system for evaluating kinetic tremor in essential tremor and Parkinson ’s disease
Spiral drawing on papers is a common tremor evaluation tool for diagnosing patients with essential tremor (ET) or Parkinson ’s disease (PD). No standard drawing methods and parameters that use graphic tablets a... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Po-Chieh Lin, Kai-Hsiang Chen, Bing-Shiang Yang and Yu-Jung Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prognostic models for complete recovery in ischemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Prognostic models have been increasingly developed to predict complete recovery in ischemic stroke. However, questions arise about the performance characteristics of these models. The aim of this study was to ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Nampet Jampathong, Malinee Laopaiboon, Siwanon Rattanakanokchai and Porjai Pattanittum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pediatric multiple sclerosis: a review
Pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) prevalence and incidence rates are increasing globally. No disease-modifying therapy are approved for MS pediatric population. Hence, we aim to review the literature o... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Raed Alroughani and Alexey Boyko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 polymorphisms and the risk of mild hepatotoxicity induced by carbamazepine in a tunisian population study
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the glutathione S-transferase M1 (GSTM1) and T1 (GSTT1) null alleles may contribute to carbamazepine-induced hepatotoxicity. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Chahra Chbili, Anis Hassine, Neila Fathallah, Manel Nouira, Salma Naija, Sofiene Ben Ammou and Saad Saguem Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intracerebral hemorrhage after external ventricular drain placement: an evaluation of risk factors for post-procedural hemorrhagic complications
The objective of this study was to evaluate and identify the risk factors for developing a new or enlarged intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) after the placement of an external ventricular drain. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: A. Shaun Rowe, Derrick R. Rinehart, Stephanie Lezatte and J. Russell Langdon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low incidence of multidrug-resistant bacteria and nosocomial infection due to a preventive multimodal nosocomial infection control: a 10-year single centre prospective cohort study in neurocritical care
Nosocomial infection (NI) control is an important issue in neurocritical care due to secondary brain damage and the increased morbidity and mortality of primary acute neurocritical care patients. The primary a... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Vera Spatenkova, Ondrej Bradac, Daniela Fackova, Zdenka Bohunova and Petr Suchomel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chronic kidney disease and poor outcomes in ischemic stroke: is impaired cerebral autoregulation the missing link?
Chronic kidney disease increases stroke incidence and severity but the mechanisms behind this cerebro-renal interaction are mostly unexplored. Since both vascular beds share similar features, microvascular dys... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - March 2, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Pedro Castro, Elsa Azevedo, Isabel Rocha, Farzaneh Sorond and Jorge M. Serrador Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk variants of the α-synuclein locus and REM sleep behavior disorder in Parkinson’s disease: a genetic association study
Parkinson ’s disease is a heterogeneous disorder where genetic factors may underlie clinical variability. Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is a parasomnia strongly linked to synucleinopathies, i... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Kari Anne Bj ørnarå, Lasse Pihlstrøm, Espen Dietrichs and Mathias Toft Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of activity and participation across neurodegenerative conditions: a comparison of people with motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson ’s disease
This study aimed to identify predic... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: David Morley, Sarah Dummett, Laura Kelly, Ray Fitzpatrick and Crispin Jenkinson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Right-to-left shunt and subclinical ischemic brain lesions in Chinese migraineurs: a multicentre MRI study
Migraine is considered as a risk factor for subclinical brain ischemic lesions, and right-to-left shunt (RLS) is more common among migraineurs. This cross-sectional study assessed the association of RLS with t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 14, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiao-han Jiang, Si-bo Wang, Qian Tian, Chi Zhong, Guan-ling Zhang, Ya-jie Li, Pan Lin, Yong You, Rong Guo, Ying-hua Cui and Ying-qi Xing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of tendon vibration during wide-pulse neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on muscle force production in people with spinal cord injury (SCI)
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is commonly used in skeletal muscles in people with spinal cord injury (SCI) with the aim of increasing muscle recruitment and thus muscle force production. NMES has... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 13, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Vanesa Bochkezanian, Robert U. Newton, Gabriel S. Trajano, Amilton Vieira, Timothy S. Pulverenti and Anthony J. Blazevich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical benefit of improved Prehospital stroke scales to detect stroke patients with large vessel occlusions: results from a conditional probabilistic model
Clinical scales to detect large vessel occlusion (LVO) may help to determine the optimal transport destination for patients with suspected acute ischemic stroke (AIS). The clinical benefit associated with impr... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Ludwig Schlemm and Eckhard Schlemm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Increasing prevalence of familial recurrence of multiple sclerosis in Iran: a population based study of Tehran registry 1999 –2015
Tehran is the capital of Iran with an increasing multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence. A retrospective population-based study was conducted to evaluate the trends of MS prevalence in Tehran. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - February 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sharareh Eskandarieh, Narges Sistany Allahabadi, Malihe Sadeghi and Mohammad Ali Sahraian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The MRZ reaction helps to distinguish rheumatologic disorders with central nervous involvement from multiple sclerosis
Some rheumatologic disorders may initially manifest with central nervous system (CNS) affection, mimicking the clinical, magnetic resonance imaging, and cerebrospinal fluid findings of multiple sclerosis (MS).... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 31, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Tilman Hottenrott, Rick Dersch, Benjamin Berger, Dominique Endres, Daniela Huzly, Jens Thiel, Sebastian Rauer, Oliver Stich, Ulrich Salzer and Nils Venhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving physical activity after stroke via treadmill training and self management (IMPACT): a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
The level of physical activity undertaken by stroke survivors living in the community is generally low. The main objectives of the IMPACT trial are to determine, in individuals undergoing rehabilitation after str... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 30, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sandra G. Brauer, Suzanne S. Kuys, Jennifer D. Paratz and Louise Ada Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Association between socioeconomic status and post-stroke functional outcome in deprived rural southern China: a population-based study
Data on the association between socioeconomic status and post-stroke functional outcome in developing countries is lacking. We aimed to evaluate the association in stroke survivors in deprived rural Southern C... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 25, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Fubing Ouyang, Ying Wang, Weixian Huang, Yicong Chen, Yuhui Zhao, Ge Dang, Chunbo Zhang, Yang Lin and Jinsheng Zeng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

SCL20A2 mutation presenting with acute ischemic stroke: a case report
Primary familial brain calcification (PFBC) is a rare disorder characterized by distinctive bilateral brain calcification and variable clinical presentations. However, cerebrovascular attack was rarely reporte... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiaoyu Zhang, Gaoting Ma, Zhangning Zhao and Meijia Zhu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Intracisternal tuberculoma: a refractory type of tuberculoma indicating surgical intervention
Central nervous system (CNS) tuberculoma is a rare disease with severe neurological deficits. This retrospective research is to review the data of patients diagnosed as CNS tuberculoma. Surgeries were performe... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 18, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Fanfan Chen, Lei Chen, Yongfu Cao, Yongjun Yi, Jingwen Zhuang, Wuhua Le, Wei Xie, Lanbo Tu, Peng Li, Yimin Fang, Ling Li, Yuqing Kou, Kaikai Fu, Hua He and Hongbin Ju Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical features and dysfunctions of iron metabolism in Parkinson disease patients with hyper echogenicity in substantia nigra: a cross-sectional study
Transcranial ultrasound is a useful tool for providing the evidences for the early diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Parkinson disease (PD). However, the relationship between hyper echogenicity in substa... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Shu-yang Yu, Chen-jie Cao, Li-jun Zuo, Ze-jie Chen, Teng-hong Lian, Fang Wang, Yang Hu, Ying-shan Piao, Li-xia Li, Peng Guo, Li Liu, Qiu-jin Yu, Rui-dan Wang, Piu Chan, Sheng-di Chen, Xiao-min Wang & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reperfusion therapy in acute ischemic stroke: dawn of a new era?
Following the success of recent endovascular trials, endovascular therapy has emerged as an exciting addition to the arsenal of clinical management of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). In this paper, ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 16, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sonu Bhaskar, Peter Stanwell, Dennis Cordato, John Attia and Christopher Levi Tags: Review Source Type: research

Rationale and design of the CAROLINA ® - cognition substudy: a randomised controlled trial on cognitive outcomes of linagliptin versus glimepiride in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with cognitive dysfunction and an increased risk of dementia. Linagliptin is a glucose-lowering agent of the dipeptidyl peptidase-IV (DPP-IV) inhibitor class that is of p... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Geert Jan Biessels, Jolien Janssen, Esther van den Berg, Bernard Zinman, Mark A. Espeland, Michaela Mattheus and Odd Erik Johansen Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Chinese Cervicocephalic artery dissection study (CCADS): rationale and protocol for a multicenter prospective cohort study
Cervicocephalic artery dissection (CAD) is an important etiology of stroke in the youth. Findings from recent studies suggest it a “group of disease entities” with different underlying etiologies, presentation... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 11, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Zhu Zhu, Yuyuan Xu, Yilong Wang, Zhenhua Zhou, Xiang Han, Aihua Liu, Jing Peng, Yi Xu and Luyao Wang Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Revealing Alzheimer ’s disease genes spectrum in the whole-genome by machine learning
Alzheimer ’s disease (AD) is an important, progressive neurodegenerative disease, with a complex genetic architecture. A key goal of biomedical research is to seek out disease risk genes, and to elucidate the f... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Xiaoyan Huang, Hankui Liu, Xinming Li, Liping Guan, Jiankang Li, Laurent Christian Asker M. Tellier, Huanming Yang, Jian Wang and Jianguo Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Frequency of SCA8, SCA10, SCA12, SCA36, FXTAS and C9orf72 repeat expansions in SCA patients negative for the most common SCA subtypes
Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) subtypes are often caused by expansions in non-coding regions of genes like SCA8, SCA10, SCA12 and SCA36. Other ataxias are known to be associated with repeat expansions such as fragi... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: G ülsah Aydin, Gabriele Dekomien, Sabine Hoffjan, Wanda Maria Gerding, Jörg T. Epplen and Larissa Arning Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasma long non-coding RNA BACE1 as a novel biomarker for diagnosis of Alzheimer disease
Long non-coding RNA (LncRNA) have been reported to be involved in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, but whether it can serve as a biomarker for Alzheimer disease (AD) is not yet known. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Liang Feng, Yu-Ting Liao, Jin-Cai He, Cheng-Long Xie, Si-Yan Chen, Hui-Hui Fan, Zhi-Peng Su and Zhen Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Daily repetitive sensory stimulation of the paretic hand for the treatment of sensorimotor deficits in patients with subacute stroke: RESET, a randomized, sham-controlled trial
Repetitive sensory stimulation (RSS) adapts the timing of stimulation protocols used in cellular studies to induce synaptic plasticity. In healthy subjects, RSS leads to widespread sensorimotor cortical reorga... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jan C. Kattenstroth, Tobias Kalisch, Matthias Sczesny-Kaiser, Wolfgang Greulich, Martin Tegenthoff and Hubert R. Dinse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MR imaging features of benign retroperitoneal paragangliomas and schwannomas
To determine whether MRI feature analysis can differentiate benign retroperitoneal extra-adrenal paragangliomas and schwannomas. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - January 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yanguang Shen, Yan Zhong, Haiyi Wang, Lu Ma, Yingwei Wang, Kun Zhang, Zhonghua Sun and Huiyi Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between lower limb muscle volume and body mass in ambulant individuals with bilateral cerebral palsy
Individuals with cerebral palsy have smaller muscle volumes normalised to body mass than their typically developing peers. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between lower limb muscle vol... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - December 29, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Jonathan J. Noble, Emily Chruscikowski, Nicola R. D. Fry, Andrew P. Lewis, Martin Gough and Adam P. Shortland Tags: Research article Source Type: research