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How COVID-19 affects the nervous system

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A new paper published in the journal JAMA Neurology in May 2020 discusses the presentation and complications of COVID-19 with respect to the nervous system....
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Research provides new evidence for potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer's

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A potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases seems even more promising thanks to new research from a Massachusetts General Hospital-led study. Source...
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Cancer drug nilotinib found to be safe and well-tolerated in Alzheimer's disease clinical trial

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A Georgetown University Medical Center clinical trial investigating the cancer drug nilotinib in people with Alzheimer’s disease finds that it is safe and well-tolerated, and...
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UTSW/Children's Health joint program approved as Certified Duchenne Care Center

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A joint program of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health has been approved as a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy,...
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Researchers identify a natural amino acid as potential treatment for polyQ diseases

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Familial spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA), Huntington disease, and spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy are inherited neurodegenerative diseases. Source link...
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Alnylam Presents New Long-Term Results from Global Open-Label Extension Study of ONPATTRO® (patisiran) at the European Academy of Neurology Virtual Congress 2020

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), the leading RNAi therapeutics company, today presented new results from the Global Open-Label Extension (OLE) study of ONPATTRO®...
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Preparing a neurology department for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): Early experiences at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City

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Beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), began spreading rapidly throughout China and now is a global pandemic, with cases reported in over...
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Practice advisory update summary: Patent foramen ovale and secondary stroke prevention: Report of the Guideline Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology

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Objective To update the 2016 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) practice advisory for patients with stroke and patent foramen ovale (PFO). Methods The guideline panel...
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Practice advisory: Thymectomy for myasthenia gravis (practice parameter update): Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology

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Objective To review updated evidence regarding the effectiveness of thymectomy for treating patients with myasthenia gravis (MG). Methods The practice advisory panel performed a systematic...

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