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Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis:

Intense Exercise Found Not to Help Fatigue in MS​

Meta-Analysis Shows Stem Cell Transplantation Halts MS Progression for At Least Five Years​

Novel Imaging Tracers Detect Microglial Activation in White Matter Lesions in MS Patients​​

Opicinumab Fails to Reverse Disability in Advanced MS Patients​

Neurofilament Blood Test May Detect MS Progression

Study Finds Hints of Efficacy of Fluoxetine Among Advanced MS Patients​

Siponimod Appears to Slow Progression of Advanced MS, Study Finds​

Lipoic Acid Therapy Found to Slow Rate of Brain Atrophy

MS Discordant Twins Often Have Silent Lesions​

Alzheimer's Association International Conference:

Negative Findings Reported on a Phase 3 Study of a Tau Aggregation Inhibitor​​Vascular Intervention May Not Reduce Dementia Incidence in Older Adults, Trial Results Sugg​est​

Men May Have More Atypical Forms of Dementia, Prompting Misdiagnosis

Medicare Data Show One in 10 Hospitalizations for Alzheimer’s Patients Could Have Been Avoided​

Retinal Thinning May Be a Biomarker for Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds ​

International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders:​​

​​​A Novel Missense Mutation Links Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood and Rapid-Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism in One Family

New Study Identifies Mutations in Lewy Body Dementia Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease

Tremor is Reduced by Nearly Half in Trial of Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy for Tremor-Dominant Parkinson’s Disease​

SOD1 Aggregates Found in Brains of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease​

In Animal and Cellular Models, Human-Derived Alpha-Synuclein Antibody Is Found to Attenuate Spread of Toxic Protein 

Falls Occur Often and Early in Parkinson’s Disease, Study Finds

Is Visual or Automated Analysis of SPECT Scans More Reliable in Diagnosing Parkinsonism?​

A Deletion on Chromosome 22 is Reported to Be Associated with an Increased Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

AHS Annual Meeting:

Five Years After TBI, One-Third of Patients Still Suffer from Persistent Headaches​

Men with Migraine Are Less Likely Than Women to Be Diagnosed and Treated​

In Obese Women, More Than 43 Percent of Migraines Go Untreated, Study Finds

CGRP Receptor Antagonist for Migraine Increases Odds of Being Pain Free in Two Hours, But Falls Short in Reducing Severity in Remaining Patients​

CGRP Drug Improves Wellness on Headache-Free Days, Study Finds​

Migraine Trigger Factors Vary Widely, Sometimes Contradicting Patients' Perceptions, Studies Find​

AAN Annual Meeting:

Routine CT Scans After tPA Do Not Affect Clinical Management​

Retinal Thickness Predicts MS Progression, Offering Useful Clinical and Trial Markers, Study Finds

Sulfonylurea Receptor Levels May Help Evaluate Post-TBI Edema

Valbenazine Is Associated with Reduced Tardive Dyskinesia in People with Mood Disorders

In an Open-Label Study, Patisiran Is Found to Be Safe for Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy, Stabilizing Symptoms at 18 Months​

Four-Year Eteplirsen Results Show 10 of 12 Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Are Still Walking

New AAN Practice Guideline on Botulinum Toxin Therapy for Blepharospasm, Cervical Dystonia, Adult Spasticity, and Headache​

New Five-Year Analysis Shows Better Functional Outcomes for Medical Therapy Alone in Unruptured Brain AVMs

New Data Find Women with Epilepsy Have No More Infertility Risks Than Healthy Controls

IV Glyburide Shows Promise in Reducing Edema After Ischemic Stroke​

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International Stroke Conference:

The Cost of tPA Has Doubled, But Reimbursement to Hospitals Has Not Kept Pace​


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Prion Diseases: Is the Pathology for Alzheimer's and Multiple System Atrophy Transmissible?

What’s behind the pathological process of proteins misfolding and aggregating in conditions such as Alzheimer’s and multiple system atrophy? The Neurology Today editors analyze insights from two new papers with Dr. David Holtzman, professor and chair of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Diabetic Neuropathy: A New Model for Testing Treatments

An emerging concept is that diabetic neuropathy is associated with metabolic syndrome, and not hyperglycemia alone. The Neurology Today editors discuss a high-fat diet mouse model and how it could translate into new research targets for peripheral neuropathy with Dr. Eva Feldman, director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute and Program for Neurology Research and Discovery at the University of Michigan.

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