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Researchers find infectious prions in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patient skin

Wed, 22 Nov 17 00:05:20 -0800

In a Science Translational Medicine study published today, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers found that CJD patients also harbor infectious prions in their skin, albeit at lower levels.

Age and gut bacteria contribute to MS disease progression, according to Rutgers

Fri, 17 Nov 17 00:10:20 -0800

Gut bacteria at a young age can contribute to multiple sclerosis disease onset and progression.

Improving clinical trials with machine learning

Wed, 15 Nov 17 00:14:30 -0800

Machine learning could improve our ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, potentially enabling researchers to detect drug effects that would be missed entirely by conventional statistical tests, finds a new UCL study published in Brain.

Virtual reality training may be as effective as regular therapy after stroke
Using virtual reality therapy to improve arm and hand movement after a stroke is equally as effective as regular therapy, according to a study published in the Nov.15, 2017, online issue of Neurology