• Exploration of Neuroprotective Therapy

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    EiC: Rafael Franco, PhD
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    Analysis of congenital Zika syndrome clinicopathologic findings reported in the 8 years since the Brazilian outbreak
    Aim: A Zika virus outbreak that began in Brazil, developed into an international public health emergency that extended from February 2015 until November 2016. Zika-infected pregnant women gave bi [...] Read more.
    Dhaara Shah ... Rana Zeine
    Published: February 27, 2024 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2024;4:82–99
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2024.00072
    This article belongs to the special issue Neuro-Inflammation as a Target in the Design of Multifunctional Drug Candidates for Neurodegenerative Diseases
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    Carbon nanotubes as neuroprotective agents
    Carbon nanotubes, an emerging class of carbon nanomaterials, possess tremendous potential for application in biotechnology and biomedicine particularly in neurological disorders. Carbon nanotubes ow [...] Read more.
    Daisy L. Wilson ... Mahesh Narayan
    Published: February 27, 2024 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2024;4:72–81
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2024.00071
    This article belongs to the special issue Parkinson's Disease: Principal Targets and Interventional Mechanisms
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    Advances in neuroprotective therapy for acute ischemic stroke
    Acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and recanalization therapy is primary in the hyperacute phase of AIS. However, reperfusion injury and hemorrhagic transforma [...] Read more.
    Yang Yang ... Yi Li
    Published: February 27, 2024 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2024;4:55–71
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2024.00070
    This article belongs to the special issue Therapeutic Targets for Neuroprotection in Ischemic Stroke
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    The diagnosis of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody-associated disease (MOGAD) in children
    Over the last two decades, immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies against myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG), previously thought to be a biomarker of multiple sclerosis (MS), have been shown to ca [...] Read more.
    Ünsal Yılmaz
    Published: February 27, 2024 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2024;4:38–54
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2024.00069
    This article belongs to the special issue The Future of Biomarkers in CNS Diseases
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    Resolving a paradox: antidepressants, neuroinflammation, and neurodegeneration
    Depression is a known risk factor for dementia. Antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for this condition, and are effective in at least half to two-thirds of cases. Extensive evidence [...] Read more.
    Ravi Philip Rajkumar
    Published: February 23, 2024 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2024;4:11–37
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2024.00068
    This article belongs to the special issue Neuro-Inflammation as a Target in the Design of Multifunctional Drug Candidates for Neurodegenerative Diseases
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    Therapeutic exercise in fibromyalgia syndrome: a narrative review
    Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is characterised by the presence of distributed pain in different areas of the body accompanied by the alteration of some functions such as the activity of the neuroveget [...] Read more.
    Carlos Forner-Álvarez ... Núria Sempere-Rubio
    Published: February 20, 2024 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2024;4:1–10
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2024.00067
    This article belongs to the special issue Empower Yourself - Physical Activity as Prevention and Rehabilitation of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases
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    Striking a balance: PIP2 and PIP3 signaling in neuronal health and disease
    Phosphoinositides are membrane phospholipids involved in a variety of cellular processes like growth, development, metabolism, and transport. This review focuses on the maintenance of cellular homeo [...] Read more.
    Kamran Tariq, Bryan W. Luikart
    Published: October 29, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:86–110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00008
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Gut microbiota could modulate the effects of neuro-immune responses and memory traces via the gut-brain-immune axis in schizophrenia
    Altered immunity may have destructive consequences for the integrated central nervous system. This immune response often affects progressive neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and/or psychiatric disorders suc [...] Read more.
    Haruka Sawamura ... Satoru Matsuda
    Published: April 24, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:74–86
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00019
    This article belongs to the special issue Intervention of Neuroimmune Responses
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    Balancing cholesterol in the brain: from synthesis to disposal
    The cholesterol is a vital component of cell membranes and myelin sheaths, and a precursor for essential molecules such as steroid hormones. In humans, cholesterol is partially obtained through the  [...] Read more.
    Lydia Qian ... Andrew J. Brown
    Published: January 05, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:1–27
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00015
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Therapeutic potential of the cannabinoid receptor 2 in neuropsychiatry
    Since the identification and cloning of the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2R), several studies focused on the characterization of its physiological and pathological role. Initially, CB2R was considered  [...] Read more.
    María S. García-Gutiérrez ... Jorge Manzanares
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:55–71
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00006
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    Neurological complications during HIV infection
    Early in the course of infection, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is able to enter the central nervous system where it stablishes a permanent reservoir. Current antiretroviral therapies do not ef [...] Read more.
    Jose M. Martinez-Navio
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:19–32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00004
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    Systematic Review
    Various facets of excitotoxicity
    Aim: Excitotoxicity results from unusually increased activation of excitatory amino acid receptors leading to neuronal death. Since glutamate is the main excitatory neurotransmitter in the centra [...] Read more.
    Talita Glaser ... Henning Ulrich
    Published: February 23, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:36–64
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00017
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    Gut microbiota could modulate the effects of neuro-immune responses and memory traces via the gut-brain-immune axis in schizophrenia
    Altered immunity may have destructive consequences for the integrated central nervous system. This immune response often affects progressive neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and/or psychiatric disorders suc [...] Read more.
    Haruka Sawamura ... Satoru Matsuda
    Published: April 24, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:74–86
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00019
    This article belongs to the special issue Intervention of Neuroimmune Responses
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    Balancing cholesterol in the brain: from synthesis to disposal
    The cholesterol is a vital component of cell membranes and myelin sheaths, and a precursor for essential molecules such as steroid hormones. In humans, cholesterol is partially obtained through the  [...] Read more.
    Lydia Qian ... Andrew J. Brown
    Published: January 05, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:1–27
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00015
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:5074
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    Review
    Striking a balance: PIP2 and PIP3 signaling in neuronal health and disease
    Phosphoinositides are membrane phospholipids involved in a variety of cellular processes like growth, development, metabolism, and transport. This review focuses on the maintenance of cellular homeo [...] Read more.
    Kamran Tariq, Bryan W. Luikart
    Published: October 29, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:86–110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00008
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:5301
    Download:264
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    Review
    Therapeutic potential of the cannabinoid receptor 2 in neuropsychiatry
    Since the identification and cloning of the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2R), several studies focused on the characterization of its physiological and pathological role. Initially, CB2R was considered  [...] Read more.
    María S. García-Gutiérrez ... Jorge Manzanares
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:55–71
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00006
    View:3880
    Download:209
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    Review
    Neurological complications during HIV infection
    Early in the course of infection, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is able to enter the central nervous system where it stablishes a permanent reservoir. Current antiretroviral therapies do not ef [...] Read more.
    Jose M. Martinez-Navio
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:19–32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00004
    View:3773
    Download:208
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    Systematic Review
    Various facets of excitotoxicity
    Aim: Excitotoxicity results from unusually increased activation of excitatory amino acid receptors leading to neuronal death. Since glutamate is the main excitatory neurotransmitter in the centra [...] Read more.
    Talita Glaser ... Henning Ulrich
    Published: February 23, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:36–64
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00017
    View:3505
    Download:144
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    Review
    Striking a balance: PIP2 and PIP3 signaling in neuronal health and disease
    Phosphoinositides are membrane phospholipids involved in a variety of cellular processes like growth, development, metabolism, and transport. This review focuses on the maintenance of cellular homeo [...] Read more.
    Kamran Tariq, Bryan W. Luikart
    Published: October 29, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:86–110
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00008
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:5301
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    Blocking cholesterol storage to treat Alzheimer’s disease
    Cholesterol serves as an essential lipid molecule in various membrane organelles of mammalian cells. The metabolites of cholesterol also play important functions. Acyl-coenzyme A: cholesterol acyltr [...] Read more.
    Ta Yuan Chang ... James G. Gow
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:173–184
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00014
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Subarachnoid hemorrhage: management considerations for COVID-19
    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has deleterious outcomes for patients, and during the hospital stay, patients are susceptible to vasospasm and delayed cerebral ischemia. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVI [...] Read more.
    Eric J. Panther, Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Published: March 02, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:65–73
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00018
    This article belongs to the special issue Emerging Concepts in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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    Advancing diagnosis and treatment of Niemann-Pick C disease through biomarker discovery
    Niemann-Pick C disease is a rare neurodegenerative, lysosomal storage disease caused by accumulation of unesterified cholesterol. Diagnosis of the disease is often delayed due to its rarity, the het [...] Read more.
    Xuntian Jiang, Daniel S. Ory
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:146–158
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00012
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Balancing cholesterol in the brain: from synthesis to disposal
    The cholesterol is a vital component of cell membranes and myelin sheaths, and a precursor for essential molecules such as steroid hormones. In humans, cholesterol is partially obtained through the  [...] Read more.
    Lydia Qian ... Andrew J. Brown
    Published: January 05, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:1–27
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00015
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:5074
    Download:280
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    Economics of dry needling and botulinum toxin type A for treatment of post-stroke spasticity: a review
    Stroke is one of the most common causes of disability and exerts a high burden of direct and indirect costs. Stroke may cause spasticity, which limits patients’ abilities and affects the [...] Read more.
    Daniel Fernández ... Eva María Gómez-Trullén
    Published: June 30, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:131–140
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00024
    This article belongs to the special issue Dry Needling for Neurological Disorders
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