Tag : encephalitis

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'Dramatic' Inflammation Reduction After OHCA With Tocilizumab

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A pilot study showed reduced systemic inflammatory response and cardiac injury in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients, with the hope of affecting mortality and neurologic outcome...
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Acute radiological features facilitate diagnosis and prognosis of anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) and anti-voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC) encephalitis in adults

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Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) and anti-voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC) encephalitis are the commonest antibody-associated autoimmune encephalitides (AIE). Acute clinical features have been well-described, but data on...
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First-of-its-kind synthetic DNA vaccine designed against Powassan virus

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Scientists at The Wistar Institute have designed and tested the first-of-its-kind synthetic DNA vaccine against Powassan virus (POWV), targeting portions of the virus envelope protein....
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COVID-19 causes potentially damaging neurological injuries, study shows

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Without directly invading the brain or nerves, the virus responsible for COVID-19 causes potentially damaging neurological injuries in about one in seven infected, a new...
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CASPR2 antibody encephalitis presenting as transient epileptic amnesia.

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CASPR2 antibody encephalitis presenting as transient epileptic amnesia. Seizure. 2020 Aug 15;81:175-177 Authors: Cretin B, Bilger M, Philippi N, Blanc F PMID: 32829261 [PubMed –...
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Apheresis in Autoimmune Encephalitis and Autoimmune Dementia.

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Related Articles Apheresis in Autoimmune Encephalitis and Autoimmune Dementia. J Clin Med. 2020 Aug 19;9(9): Authors: Rössling R, Prüss H Abstract Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is...
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TNF Inhibitors Linked to Inflammatory CNS Events

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Use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in patients with autoimmune diseases may increase risk for inflammatory demyelinating and non-demyelinating central nervous system events, new data...
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Researchers develop vaccine for human herpesvirus 6B

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A research group led by Professor MORI Yasuko (of the Division of Clinical Virology, Center for Infectious Diseases, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine) has...

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