Central autoimmune channelopathies: a link between Neurology and Psychiatry

  Since the recognition of antibodies against voltage – gated potassium channel (VGKC) and their pathogenic implication in central nervous system disorders (such as limbic encephalitis) in 2001, critical immunological and neurological advances have been achieved during the last 15 years. One of the main discoveries has been that these VGKC antibodies usually target proteins […]

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Melatonin an effective alternative for migraine prevention

  In the current issue of JNNP, Gonçalves and colleagues have published a randomized control trial (RCT) comparing melatonin, amitriptyline and placebo for migraine prevention. Migraine is a chronic neurological disease and has been ranked as the sixth disabling condition by World Health Organization (WHO). The goals of migraine prophylaxis are to reduce migraine attacks, […]

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