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    • Food allergies and multiple sclerosis

      The evidence on the association between allergies and multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity is scarce. In this issue of JNNP, Fakih and colleagues report that patients with MS and food allergies have a higher disease activity compared with patients with no known allergies. Both genetic and lifestyle/environmental factors are known to contribute to the development and the severity of MS.1 Previo …

     

    • Link between HLA alleles and anti-NMDAR encephalitis

      HLA-DRB1*16:02 is a disease susceptibility allele for anti-NMDAR encephalitis in the Chinese Han population Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis is one of the major types of antibody-mediated autoimmune encephalitis. It was originally reported to be highly prevalent in young women with ovarian teratoma, but later studies found that the cases were not limited to young women …

     

    • Marco Polo of Australian neurology

      The neurologist who put migraine on the map, with more than half a century of citation classics This month’s issue of the journal contains a manuscript from Professor James Lance,1 the final contribution to a partnership with the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry (JNNP) that dates back over some 60 years of publications.2–21 Not only a fine researcher, Lance was an expe …

     

    • Food allergies are associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis

      Objective The association between allergy and multiple sclerosis (MS) is still unclear. In our study, we assessed the association between a self-reported history of allergic conditions with MS clinical and MRI disease activity. Methods A subset of 1349 patients enrolled in the Comprehensive Longitudinal Investigation of Multiple Sclerosis at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (CLIMB) study com …