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”Increases in broadband cortical electroencephalogram (EEG) power in the gamma band (30-80 Hz) range have been observed in schizophrenia patients and in mouse models of schizophrenia. They are also seen in humans and animals treated with the psychotomimetic agent ketamine. … Continue reading

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“…Evidence is mounting on the diverse neurological presentations associated with COVID-19. In a Rapid Review in The Lancet Neurology, Mark Ellul and colleagues1 nicely cover these findings, but we would like to emphasise the risk of associated stroke. As described in this … Continue reading

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“….In this issue, Rhee and colleagues (1) draw on data collected as part of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys (NAMCS) to provide an up-to-date and nationally representative description of recent trends in the pharmacotherapy of bipolar disorder. Extending from … Continue reading

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Canning CG et al.,: Virtual reality in research and rehabilitation of gait and balance in Parkinson disease.  Nature Reviews Neurology 16: 409 –425 (2020). https://www.nature.com/articles/s41582-020-0370-2  

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https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/pdf/10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.20040417

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Key Points of Study: Question  What are the educational achievements at the final examination of compulsory schooling in Denmark among individuals with or without a mental disorder? Findings  In this nationwide cohort study of 629 622 individuals, 52% of those with … Continue reading

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Summary: “People with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease), as well as subtle forms of cognitive dysfunction. Current diabetes guidelines recommend screening for cognitive impairment in groups at high risk … Continue reading

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Introduction:  “The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) celebrates World Brain Day on July 22, focusing on a different theme each year. In 2020, the theme is Move Together to End Parkinson’s Disease. The WFN works jointly with the International Parkinson … Continue reading

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