Journal of Neurology Research

Editor-in-Chief: Jian Qiang Lu, MD, PHD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, McMaster University, Canada
Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1923-2845
ISSN-online: 1923-2853
Journal scope: Journal of Neurology Research is an open access, peer-reviewed, international journal. All submissions relating to basic research and clinical practice of neurology and neurosurgery are in this journal's scope.
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  • The Effect of Nocturnal Blood Pressure Changes on the Cognitive State of Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

    Recent data have revealed that cognitive involvement occurs, more or less, in every stage of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (IPD), which is definitely going to cause radical changes in this traditional understanding.

  • Key Role of Promoter Methylation and Inactivation of MCPH1 Gene in Brain Tumors

    Microcephalin (MCPH1/BIRT1) is a putative tumor suppressor gene which has recently seized great attentions in cancer studies.

  • A Case of Hemiplegia Vegetativa Alterna, Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity and Ogilvie’s Syndrome: The Role of Central Sympathetic Pathways in Their Pathophysiology

    Hemiplegia vegetativa alterna (HVA) is the clinical syndrome of contralateral hemiparesis, hemisensory loss, hemihyperhidrosis and ipsilateral Horner’s syndrome.

  • Somnolence and Sedation Were Transient Adverse Events for Most Patients Receiving Clobazam Therapy

    Somnolence-related adverse events (AEs) are common with benzodiazepine treatment. Clobazam is a uniquely structured 1,5-benzodiazepine indicated in the US for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in patients ≥ 2 years old.

  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Questionnaires for Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

    Our aim was to explore the role of instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) questionnaires in transition from no cognitive impairment to mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia in comparison to neuropsychological tests.







Peripheral Neuropathies Associated With Diabetes Mellitus: A Review
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is defined as the presence of symptoms and signs of peripheral nerve dysfunction in people with diabetes after the exclusion of other causes. It manifests in the somatic, sensory and/or autonomic parts of the peripheral nervous system. The sensory phenotype is divided into small, large or mixed fiber types.
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The Rate of Obesity in Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: A Retrospective Study

Obesity is common in US population at a rate of 60%. Similarly, the rate of overweight/obesity in epilepsy patients was significantly higher; however, there were no reports in patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNESs). We retrospectively reviewed all the records of patients admitted to the epilepsy monitoring unit with the diagnosis of PNES. Body mass index (BMI) was calculated and compared to the reported rate of obesity in epilepsy patients (55.2-72%). Read the Full Text

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Eccrine Porocarcinoma of the Scalp: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Eccrine porocarcinoma is an extremely rare malignant tumor that arises from the ductal part of sweat glands. It may present as asymptomatic nodule which may ulcerate or get infected and become itchy or painful. Porocarcinoma commonly arises in the legs and feet and rarely in the scalp. It can metastasize and it has a high rate of recurrence. Gross total surgical excision with safety margin is the main stone of management. Full Text

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Original Article

Is Epstein-Barr Virus a Risk Factor for Multiple Sclerosis? Abstract HTML PDF
Aktham Ismail Alemam, Mostafa Saleh Maleek 19-25
Handwriting at Different Paces and Sizes With Visual Cues in Persons With Parkinson’s Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew F. Zaman, Elizabeth L. Stegemoller 26-33

Case Report

Stroke Involving the Percheron Artery: A Rare Anatomical Variant Abstract HTML PDF
Sana Najib, Ali Nadhim, Tahmina Saleem, Behzad Amoozgar, Shuvendu Sen 34-35
A Rare Case Presenting With Acute Stroke-Like Clinic: Todd’s Paralysis in the Setting of Frontal Dural-Based Tumor Abstract HTML PDF
Halil Onder 36-38

Letter to the Editor

Resting Tremor due to Risperidone Long-Acting Injection Abstract HTML PDF
Halil Onder 39-40
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