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0Seeking an objective diagnosis of depression

This brief overview evaluates the technical basis of new technologies within genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics and imaging and discusses how the extension of their clinical performance can lead to an objective diagnosis of MDD.

Autoimmune

Could dopamine agonists be repurposed to control the immune system?

Multiple sclerosis drug could have further links to cancer

Alemtuzumab shows strong results in 10 year follow-up

Cerebrovascular disease

Stroke and technology: an interview with Jonathan Singer

Sleep disorders linked to stroke risk?

Primary stroke centers: are they worth the journey?

CNS/PNS/SNS

Could dopamine agonists be repurposed to control the immune system?

Adapting to adversity: new research sheds light on how tumors adapt to low-oxygen environments

Neuromodulation: a focus on dorsal root ganglion stimulation

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Alzheimer’s disease patient groups derived from a multivariate analysis of cognitive test outcomes in the Coalition Against Major Diseases dataset

Errors in the scoring and reporting of cognitive screening instruments administered in primary care

Using stem cells to model Parkinson's disease: an interview with Jens Schwamborn

Demyelinating disease

From mechanisms to management: ECTRIMS 2016 presenting the latest research into multiple sclerosis

Epigenetic genes linked to multiple sclerosis risk in large-scale study

New dietary influence identified in multiple sclerosis progression

Epilepsy and seizure

Imaging of synaptic density now possible

Neuronal phagocytosis disrupted in epilepsy

Pregabalin potentially linked to increased risks of birth defects

Headache

Toward mechanism-based treatment of migraine: spotlight on CGRP

Migraine and cluster headache: understanding, advances and needs

New AAN guidelines on botulinum toxin for spasticity, migraine and other disorders released

Infection

Could dopamine agonists be repurposed to control the immune system?

A new brush sweeps clean†: the case for antiviral treatment of Alzheimer's disease

NCtalks with Michael Merzenich: understanding brain plasticity - Part 2

Injury/trauma

The financial toll of career-ending concussions in professional hockey

New study explores symptom spikes in pediatric concussion

The partner’s experience of traumatic brain injury and its recovery

Movement disorders

Using stem cells to model Parkinson's disease: an interview with Jens Schwamborn

Parkinson’s disease biomarker identified in urine samples

Have mutant models unearthed the origin of Parkinson’s disease?

Neuro-ophthalmology

Common drug could aid reversal of optic neuropathy in Multiple Sclerosis patients

Neuronal network study gives new insight into brain circuit wiring

Converting stem cells to retinal ganglion cells: the future of glaucoma research?

Neurometabolic

Depression symptoms improved through targeting of metabolic deficiencies

Linking the brain and the gut – new insights for the control of obesity

Could dietary pyruvate restore energy reserves in the aging brain?

Neuromuscular

Have mutant models unearthed the origin of Parkinson’s disease?

Does smoking reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease onset?

Alpha-synuclein mechanism contributing to Parkinson’s disease revealed

Neuropsychiatry

Seeking an objective diagnosis of depression

Depression symptoms improved through targeting of metabolic deficiencies

15 genomic regions associated with depression uncovered

Oncology/tumor

Adapting to adversity: new research sheds light on how tumors adapt to low-oxygen environments

Controversial neurosurgery: Interview with Charlie Teo

Neuroinflammation: a precursor and promoter of oncogenesis

Pain

Pain and sex hormones: a review of current understanding

Low risk of developing chronic opioid use following surgery, but transitional pain service needed

NCtalks with Hance Clarke: opioid use and chronic pain

Sleep

Sleep disorders linked to stroke risk?

Current treatments to counter sleep dysfunction as a pathogenic stimulus of fibromyalgia

Circadian rhythm disturbance could influence Parkinson’s disease onset

Uro-neurology

The management of overactive bladder syndrome: a review of the European Association of Urology Guidelines