Monthly Archives: March 2020

Incidence of Parkinson’s disease in a large patient cohort with idiopathic smell and taste loss Antje Haehner, Carla Masala, Sophie Walter, Heinz Reichmann & Thomas Hummel Journal of Neurology volume 266, pages339–345(2019). Abstract Introduction Patients with idiopathic smell loss constitute an at-risk … Continue reading

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Arch Neurol. 1963 Sep;9:232-6. PARKINSONISM BEFORE AND SINCE THE EPIDEMIC OF ENCEPHALITIS LETHARGICA. DUVOISIN RC, YAHR MD, SCHWEITZER MD, MERRITT HH. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14049396

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Abstract BACKGROUND: Influenza is the most frequent cause of acute upper respiratory tract infections during winter season. Although rare, neurological manifestations are known to occur during influenza infection and approximatively three-quarters of cases are in children. In this study, we … Continue reading

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Abstract: “Parkinson’s disease is a synucleinopathy that is characterized by motor dysfunction, death of midbrain dopaminergic neurons and accumulation of α-synuclein (α-Syn) aggregates. Evidence suggests that α-Syn aggregation can originate in peripheral tissues and progress to the brain via autonomic … Continue reading

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Editor’s note: Air pollution may be outdoors (cars, traffic, industrial) or indoors (candles and other)…….. Lemprière S: Air pollution linked to multiple sclerosis and stroke. Nature Rev. Neurol. [Epub ahead of print, Feb 7, 2020; doi: 10.1038/s41582-020-0322-x] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32034296

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“Although AI companies market software for recognizing emotions in faces, psychologists debate whether expressions can be read so easily.” Heaven D: Why faces don’t always tell the truth about feelings. Nature 578 (7796):502-504 (2020). facial expression 2020 nature commentary https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32103200 … Continue reading

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