321 Results for Central Nervous System Infections

  1. Is Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Still Viable for MS?

    ... need to be given a chance, but “earlier might be better than later because once you start getting damage to the central nervous system we can't really fix that.”He said the upcoming trial will likely include cost...

    • FitzGerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • May 18, 2017
  2. In the Pipeline-Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Seeding Prion Activity Identified in Skin Cells of Patients with Sporadic CJD

    ... potentially seed, spread, and contaminate non-central nervous system surgical environments. But they said the chance of prion diseases being spread through casual contact is very low.Low levels of the infectious form

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • January 11, 2018
  3. Parkinson's-Hepatitis Link Confirmed in New Study

    ... that infection primes the nervous system for development of PD.“We don't yet have an explanation for the hepatitis-Parkinson's connection,” said the first author of the new study, Julia Pakpoor, BA, BM BCh

    • Robinson, Richard
    • Neurology Today
    • May 04, 2017
  4. In the Clinic-Concussion and Multiple Sclerosis: Concussions in Adolescence Found to Double Risk of Developing MS

    ... the risk.“The reason that a brain injury may increase MS risk,” the paper hypothesized, is “possibly due to initiation of an autoimmune process in the central nervous system. Although prior studies of MS and concussions

    • Hurley, Dan
    • Neurology Today
    • November 02, 2017
  5. In the Clinic-Neurosarcoidosis: Infliximab Is Found to Be Effective for Treating Neurosarcoidosis

    ..., controlled trials focused on treatments for central nervous system (CNS) sarcoidosis, according to background information in the study, and doctors have had to rely on their clinical experience and limited information ...

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • November 16, 2017
  6. Why a New Vaccine for Preventing Shingles Received FDA Approval and a CDC Recommendation

    ... neurological infection that can cause devastating long-term or permanent complications at every level of the central and peripheral nervous systems,” said Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD, FAAN, associate professor

    • Bender, Eve
    • Neurology Today
    • January 11, 2018