Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Background Among over 100 types of Herpesviridae viruses, eight can infect humans: herpes simplex viruses (HSV-1, HSV-2), varicella zoster virus (VZV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and human herpesviruses 6, 7, and 8 (HHV-6, HHV-7, HHV-8). After...

["Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Neurology","Pathology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6095
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Background Thermal stimulation has been proposed as a modality to facilitate motor recovery in neurological populations, such as stroke. Recently (Ansari, Remaud & Tremblay, 2018), we showed that application of cold or warm stimuli distally to a single digit produced...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6163
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Background Only few aerobic exercise intervention trials specifically targeting cognitive functioning have been performed in multiple sclerosis. Objective and Methods This randomized controlled trial with 34 patients in the intervention group (IG) (mean: 38.2 years...

["Clinical Trials","Immunology","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6037
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Working memory impairment is a common cognitive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury (TBI), which severely affects the quality of life of patients. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which is closely related to cognitive functions. In addition, epigenetic...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6113
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Axonal stimulation with electric currents is an effective method for controlling neural activity. An electric field parallel to the axon is widely accepted as the predominant component in the activation of an axon. However, recent studies indicate that the transverse...

["Biophysics","Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6020
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Background This study assessed whether serum lipid levels are associated with the risk of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH) and functional outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke after receiving intravenous thrombolysis. Methods We retrospectively...

["Neuroscience","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6021
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Background The Stroop test is frequently used to assess deficits in inhibitory control in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). This test has limitations and antisaccade eye movements, that also measure inhibitory control, may be an alternative to Stroop. Objectives...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5737
1 citation
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Background The Rivermead Post Concussion Symptoms Questionnaire (RPQ) is a widely-used, 16-item measure of concussion symptoms yet its ability to assess change in the symptom experience over time has come under criticism. We applied Generalisability theory to differentiate...

["Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5676
1 citation
87 downloads
656 views

Background Autonomic dysfunction (AD) is one of the non-motor features of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Some symptoms tend to occur in the early stages of PD. AD also has a great impact on patient’s quality of life. In this study, we aimed to discover the association...

["Neurology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5539
137 downloads
674 views

Introduction Assessment of episodic memory is traditionally used to evaluate potential cognitive impairments in senior adults. The present article discusses the capabilities of Episodix, a game to assess the aforementioned cognitive area, as a valid tool to discriminate...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Cognitive Disorders","Geriatrics","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5478
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626 views

Robot-mediated therapies enhance the recovery of post-stroke patients with motor deficits. Repetitive and repeatable exercises are essential for rehabilitation following brain damage or other disorders that impact the central nervous system, as plasticity permits...

["Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5544
1 citation
119 downloads
458 views

Background Both motor imagery (MI) and motor execution (ME) can facilitate motor cortical excitability. Although cortical excitability is modulated by intracortical inhibitory and excitatory circuits in the human primary motor cortex, it is not clear which intracortical...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5588
124 downloads
699 views

Background Prior studies of oculomotor function in Parkinson’s disease (PD) have either focused on saccades without considering smooth pursuit, or tested smooth pursuit while excluding saccades. The present study investigated the control of saccadic eye movements...

["Neuroscience","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5442
588 downloads
1,366 views

Background Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) is a perceptual phenomenon in which specific audiovisual stimuli frequently elicit tingling sensations on the scalp and neck. These stimuli (“ASMR triggers”) are typically social in nature (e.g., watching someone...

["Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5414
114 downloads
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Background and Objective Increases in outpatients seeking medical check-ups are expanding the number of health examination data records, which can be utilized for medical strategic planning and other purposes. However, because hospital visits by outpatients seeking...

["Neurology","Public Health","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5183

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