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Neurology

Neural networks are emblematic of complex systems, so it's no surprise that the field of neurology is eclectic and intricate, too. Main challenges for neurologists are therapies of and research on stroke, seizures, movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis and dementias such as Alzheimer's disease.

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News • Understanding the mechanisms

New ultrafast fMRI technique to improve brain stimulation

Researchers from Queensland have developed a new fMRI technique with vastly increased temporal resolutions, enabling them to capture the dynamics of brain activity at a sub-second level.

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News • Parallel near-infrared interferometric spectroscopy

Brain blood flow monitoring: πNIRS for neuro-diagnostics

Monitoring the proper blood supply to the brain could be used to prevent or even treat neurological diseases. A new technique called πNIRS aims to do just that.

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News • Worrying trend reversal

After 40 years of decline, stroke death rates are on the rise again

For almost four decades, stroke cases and fatalities have been on the decline. In recent years, however, signs point to a resurgence, according to an analysis of US stroke deaths from 1975 to 2019.

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News • Intestinal distress

Multiple sclerosis: a closer look at the gut microbiome

​Findings of bacteria with anti-inflammatory effects in the intestines of MS patients with no evidence of active disease indicate that diet, bacteria and disease progression are linked.

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News • Deep learning, infrared and 3D videos

Using AI to classify epileptic seizures

A team of researchers from Portugal and Germany tested an innovative solution to classify seizures, the main symptom of epilepsy, using infrared radar and 3D videos. 

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News • Anosmia

Loss of smell after Covid-19: Researchers find key reason

After an infection with SARS-CoV-2, some people fail to recover their sense of smell. US researchers took a closer look at the olfactory nerve cells to find the reason for Covid-19-induced anosmia.

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