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Blood–brain barrier and neurological diseases

Blood–brain barrier and neurological diseases

Abstract The blood–brain barrier (BBB), an anatomically and functionally unique structure, maintains the homeostasis of the central nervous system (CNS) by maintaining the optimal ionic environment for neuronal function and transporting trophins or nutrients, as well as [Read More]

Restless legs syndrome in psoriasis: an unexpected comorbidity

Restless legs syndrome in psoriasis: an unexpected comorbidity

Conclusions Our findings indicate an increased frequency of RLS in patients with psoriasis, suggesting screening patients with psoriasis for the presence of RLS as a well-treatable co-morbidity. (Source: European Journal of Dermatology) [Read More]

Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 3 in a multiple sclerosis patient

Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 3 in a multiple sclerosis patient

We present the case of a 37‐year‐old Japanese man diagnosed with MS and Graves’ disease at 22 years‐of‐age. Interferon‐β‐1b therapy, which he had previously discontinued for 10 years, was restarted for MS at 35 years‐of‐age. After the therapy, he [Read More]

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