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The association between mineral intake (potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, manganese, copper) and multiple sclerosis (MS) risk has been studied recently.

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease that has been associated with a history of repeated impacts on the head. The neuropathological diagnosis is based on a specific pattern of tau deposition with minimal beta amyloid deposition that differs from other disorders, including Alzheimer's disease. The feasibility of...

In the management of Parkinson's disease, reliable diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers are urgently needed. The diagnosis of Parkinson's disease mostly relies on clinical symptoms, which hampers the detection of the earliest phases of the disease-the time at which treatment with forthcoming disease-modifying drugs could have the greatest...

Because the occasion of the festivities of the city of Castellón de la Plana, Dr. Belenguer Neurological Institute will open on the 26th and 29th of March at the usual time.

Although sleep disturbances are commonly reported in people with dementia , whether this is a cause or a consequence of the disease is unclear. Evidence is mounting that alterations to normal sleep patterns affect disease progression, promoting the appearance of β-amyloid (Aβ) and tau aggregates that are progressively deposited in the brains of...

This study attempts to compare the use of hormone therapy among Finnish postmenopausal women with and without a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
All postmenopausal women (n=84 739) in Finland who, between 1999 and 2013, received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease from a neurologist or geriatrician, and who were identified in a national drug...

New research in mice reveals that an innovative light and sound stimulation therapy can clear toxic plaque buildup in the brain and reduce some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and impaired cognitive functioning.

In the article by Duyckaerts, Charlesa; Clavaguera, Florenceb; Potier, Marie-Claudeb published in Current Opinion in Neurology (April 2019 - Volume 32 - Issue 2 - p 266-271) , taking the example of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, presents the experimental and human data that support the hypothesis that Aβ, tau, and α-synuclein may seed and...