Browsing Research Articles (Neurology) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Neurology) by Issue Date

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  • Baker, Malcolm Kevin; Schutte, Clara-Maria; Ranchhod, Neelay; Brittain, David; Van Rensburg, J.E. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
    Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy (MNGIE), usually an autosomal-recessive inherited condition, causes gastrointestinal dysmotility, ophthalmoplegia, ptosis, leukoencephalopathy and neuropathy. The chromosome ...
  • Hiesgen, Juliane; Schutte, Clara-Maria; Olorunju, S.; Retief, J. (Sage, 2017-06)
    AIM : This retrospective cohort study analyzes the impact of possible risk factors on the survival chance of patients with cryptococcal meningitis. These factors include the patient's socio-economic background, age, gender, ...
  • Anderson, D.G.; Van Coller, Riaan; Carr, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-11)
    BACKGROUND : Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disease, associated with severe impairment of quality of life. Although the motor aspects of the illness are typically successfully treated with medications ...
  • Mudau, Adziambei; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Schutte, Clara-Maria; Lockhat, Zarina I. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-11-14)
    Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML) is a progressive demyelinating condition resulting from infection with the John Cunningham virus and precipitated by immunocompromised states. The HIV pandemic, especially ...
  • Schutte, Clara-Maria; Van der Meyden, C.H. (Kees); Kakaza, Mandisa; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Van der Walt, Elizabeth (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: The recent listeriosis outbreak in South Africa (SA) received widespread attention in the media. More than 1 000 laboratoryconfirmed cases of listeriosis occurred during an 18-month period, with a case fatality ...
  • Wacker, Douglas; Ludwig, Mike (Springer, 2019-01)
    Neural vasopressin is a potent modulator of behaviour in vertebrates. It acts at both sensory processing regions and within larger regulatory networks to mediate changes in social recognition, affiliation, aggression, ...
  • Du Toit, Nicola; Van Coller, Riaan; Anderson, David G.; Carr, Jonathan; Bardien, Soraya (Springer, 2019-10)
    G2019S in LRRK2 is the most common mutation associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Highest frequencies are in North African Arabic (30–41%) and Ashkenazi Jewish (6–30%) populations, mostly due to founder effects. Here, ...
  • Corbett, Mark A.; Kroes, Thessa; Veneziano, Liana; Bennett, Mark F.; Florian, Rahel; Schneider, Amy L.; Coppola, Antonietta; Licchetta, Laura; Franceschetti, Silvana; Suppa, Antonio; Wenger, Aaron; Mei, Davide; Pendziwiat, Manuela; Kaya, Sabine; Delledonne, Massimo; Straussberg, Rachel; Xumerle, Luciano; Regan, Brigid; Crompton, Douglas; Van Rootselaar, Anne-Fleur; CorrelL, Anthony; Catford, Rachael; Bisulli, Francesca; Chakraborty, Shreyasee; Baldassari, Sara; Tinuper, Paolo; Barton, Kirston; Carswell, Shaun; Smith, Martin; Berardelli, Alfredo; Carroll, Renee; Gardner, Alison; Friend, Kathryn L.; Blatt, Ilan; Lacomino, Michele; Di Bonaventura, Carlo; Striano, Salvatore; Buratti, Julien; Keren, Boris; Nava, Caroline; Forlani, Sylvie; Rudolf, Gabrielle; Hirsch, Edouard; Leguern, Eric; Labauge, Pierre; Balestrini, Simona; Sander, Josemir W.; Afawi, Zaid; Helbig, Ingo; Ishiura, Hiroyuki; Tsuji, Shoji; Sisodiya, Sanjay M.; Casari, Giorgio; Sadleir, Lynette G.; Van Coller, Riaan; Tijssen, Marina A.J.; Klein, Karl Martin; Van den Maagdenberg, Arn M.J.M.; Zara, Federico; Guerrini, Renzo; Berkovic, Samuel F.; Pippucci, Tommaso; Canafoglia, Laura (Nature Research, 2019-10)
    Familial Adult Myoclonic Epilepsy (FAME) is characterised by cortical myoclonic tremor usually from the second decade of life and overt myoclonic or generalised tonic-clonic seizures. Four independent loci have been ...
  • George, Roshan; Gaxa, Luvo; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Hlahla, Stevens Kgomotso; Van der Meyden, Cornelis Hendrikus; Kisten, Ravendran; Bida, Meshack (Elsevier, 2020-01)
    BACKGROUND : Bobble-head doll syndrome is a rare neurological syndrome presenting with repetitive anteroposterior head movements. It is usually associated with expansile cystic lesions in the third ventricular region. CASE ...
  • Mahungu, Amokelani C.; Anderson, David G.; Rossouw, Anastasia C.; Van Coller, Riaan; Carr, Jonathan A.; Ross, Owen A.; Bardien, Soraya (Elsevier, 2020-04)
    Sequence variants in glucocerebrosidase (GBA) are a major genetic risk factor for Parkinson's disease (PD), and display ethnic-dependent frequencies, for example, variants such as p.N370S and 84insGG are common in Ashkenazi ...