• Exploration of Neuroprotective Therapy

    eISSN: 2769-6510
    EiC: Rafael Franco, PhD
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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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    The glymphatic system and subarachnoid hemorrhage: disruption and recovery
    The glymphatic system, or glial-lymphatic system, is a waste clearance system composed of perivascular channels formed by astrocytes that mediate the clearance of proteins and metabolites from the b [...] Read more.
    Stephan Quintin ... Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Published: June 21, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:118–130
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00023
    This article belongs to the special issue Emerging Concepts in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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    Can meditation-based approaches improve the cleansing power of the glymphatic system?
    The glymphatic system, first described in 2012, is a brain-wide perivascular network that plays an important role in promoting interstitial metabolic waste removal from the brain. Glymphatic pathway [...] Read more.
    Peter Wostyn, Piet Goddaer
    Published: June 20, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:110–117
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00022
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    Original Article
    Combined effects of dry needling and exercises therapy on muscle spasticity and motor function in chronic stroke: a pretest-posttest pilot study
    Aim: Spasticity is one of the most common symptoms in post-stroke patients. Dry needling (DN) is a relatively new method for the management of muscle spasticity. A multimodal treatment may be mor [...] Read more.
    Seyedeh Saeideh Babazadeh-Zavieh ... Korosh Mansoori
    Published: June 20, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:100–109
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00021
    This article belongs to the special issue Dry Needling for Neurological Disorders
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    The role of physical activity against chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: a narrative review
    Several studies investigated the side effect of adjuvant cancer treatments, and different types of preventive techniques or treatments have been assessed. Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy  [...] Read more.
    Daniele Diotti ... Lucio Marinelli
    Published: April 28, 2022 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2022;2:87–99
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2022.00020
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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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    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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    Cholesterol in autism spectrum disorders
    The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises a series of neurological diseases that share serious alterations of the development of the central nervous system. The degree of disability may vary so t [...] Read more.
    Rafael Franco ... Irene Reyes-Resina
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:10–18
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00003
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological 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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    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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    Peroxisomes in intracellular cholesterol transport: from basic physiology to brain pathology
    Peroxisomes are actively involved in the metabolism of various lipids including fatty acids, ether phospholipids, bile acids as well as the processing of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Recent [...] Read more.
    Jian Xiao ... Jie Luo
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:127–145
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00011
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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    Editorial
    Science plus technology to address challenges in determining the efficacy of neuroprotective/neurorestorative therapies
    Rafael Franco
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:1–6
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00001
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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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    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
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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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    Review
    Peroxisomes in intracellular cholesterol transport: from basic physiology to brain pathology
    Peroxisomes are actively involved in the metabolism of various lipids including fatty acids, ether phospholipids, bile acids as well as the processing of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Recent [...] Read more.
    Jian Xiao ... Jie Luo
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:127–145
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00011
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
    View:1145
    Download:91
    Times Cited: 0
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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:1283
    Download:83
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    Review
    Cholesterol in autism spectrum disorders
    The autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises a series of neurological diseases that share serious alterations of the development of the central nervous system. The degree of disability may vary so t [...] Read more.
    Rafael Franco ... Irene Reyes-Resina
    Published: August 05, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:10–18
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00003
    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
    View:1850
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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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    Targeting cytochrome P450 46A1 and brain cholesterol 24-hydroxylation to treat neurodegenerative diseases
    The brain cholesterol content is determined by the balance between the pathways of in situ biosynthesis and cholesterol elimination via 24-hydroxylation catalyzed by cytochrome P450 46A1 (CYP46A1).  [...] Read more.
    Irina A. Pikuleva
    Published: December 30, 2021 Explor Neuroprot Ther. 2021;1:159–172
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.37349/ent.2021.00013
    This article belongs to the special issue Cholesterol Dyshomeostasis in Neurological Diseases
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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
    Open Access
    Review
    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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