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Findings from retrospective study show that repetitive nerve stimulation is a highly sensitive and specific test for the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis in an inpatient setting, with its results being more rapidly available in comparison with antibody testing.
The chief development officer at Clene Nanomedicine provided insight on why CNM-Au8, an investigational agent in development, has shown positive results across both multiple sclerosis and ALS. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]
Eplontersen treatment resulted in a significant reduction in transthyretin, neuropathy impairment, and improvement in quality of life in the phase 3 NEURO-TTRansform study of patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis.
Investigators concluded that those receiving avalglucosidase alfa should be tested for antidrug antibodies by physicians who treat Pompe disease and monitor antidrug antibody, according to a recent Sanofi investigation.
From the pre-COVID period to 6 weeks after vaccination, the reporting rate of GBS was significantly different, regardless of whether Brighton criteria was applied to the analysis. The authors noted that passive surveillance limitations warrant further analysis.
One of the identified loci related to clinical progression in Parkinson disease expresses ADORA2A in the cerebellum, which encodes the adenosine A2A receptor, a promising target for therapeutics in PD.
Danielle Kipnis, MA, of Columbia University, discussed key components of a yoga program for individuals with functional neurological disorder and from the evaluation, found it feasibility as an intervention.
The molecular biologist at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute provided commentary on how certain activity markers may help understand immune response differences in Alzheimer disease and related dementias.