Archives of Neuroscience: Jan 2018, 5 (1), 10 articles.
Review Article
10/1/2018
Juliana Mazini Alves, Katia Lin
Dysfunction of pain circuitry may alter normal pain perception, leading to neuropathic pain. The underlying mechanisms are still unclear, although several animal models of partial nerve injury have been developed.This review aimed to describe some essential elements for understanding neuropathic pain after peripheral nerve injury and to ... read more
Review Article
10/1/2018
Farzad Ashrafi, Ali-Reza Zali, Hossein Pakdaman, Behdad Behnam, Mehran Arab Ahmadi, Ali Amini Harandi, Saeed Oraee-Yazdani
The current knowledge on how to use stem cells therapeutically for improving motor function in patients with cerebral palsy is growing. The present review aimed at assessing clinical trials related to beneficial effects of stem cells in patients with cerebral palsy. Electronic searches including “stem cell” and ... read more
Research Article
3/1/2018
Shahrbanoo Kazemi, Seyedeh Zahra Emami Razavi, Mohaddeseh Azadvari, Farid Rezaei Moghadam
Spondylolisthesis is a common skeletal disorder that is rather prevalent among human beings occurring at various areas of spinal cord particularly with higher prevalence in lumbosacral area. There are several risk factors contributing to the occurrence of spondylolisthesis especially in the lumbosacral area including multiple pregnancies, early ... read more
Research Article
8/1/2018
Mojgan Hosseini, Ahmad Ebrahimi, Massoud Houshmand, Sirous Zainali, Seyed Hassan Tonekaboni, Mehdi Moghaddasi
Genetic variability in drug metabolism affects its treatment with anti epilepsy drugs (AEDs). Allelic variations in genes include SCN1A and ABCB1. Encoding the AEDs’ target and drug transport proteins may affect the efficacy and tolerability of antiepileptic drugs. A study was designed to evaluate the frequency of ... read more
Research Article
20/1/2018
Reza Valizadeh, Masoumeh Shohani, Hamed Tavan
The current study aimed at analyzing the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) on reduction of depression symptoms in patients admitted to public, educational, and private hospitals in Ilam, Iran.In the current clinical trial, pre-tests and post-tests were used to analyze data. The study population consisted ... read more
Research Article
15/1/2018
Lal Hussain, Sharjil Saeed, Imtiaz Ahmed Awan, Adnan Idris
The most common chronic disorder due to sudden change in the electrical activity of the brain is known as epilepsy. It causes millions of deaths every year and is the second major disorder after stroke. The epileptic process involves an abnormal synchronized firing of neurons usually characterized ... read more
Research Article
23/1/2018
Saeedeh Nateghinia, Mohammad Ali Afshar Kazemi, Mohammad Mehdi Sepehri, Reza Goharani
Nowadays, it has been suggested that the care of neurocritically ill patients in the Neurocritical Care Unit can outcome, hospitalization time and ICU stay. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical condition and outcomes of these patients in our setting.We conducted a cross-sectional ... read more
Research Article
8/1/2018
Mostafa Rezaei-Tavirani, Hadi Hasanzadeh, Samaneh Seyyedi, Farhad Ghoujeghi, Vahid Semnani, Hakimeh Zali
Our previous study determined the alteration in behavioral test-related memory and movement in male rats exposed to extremely low frequency electromagnetic field (ELF-EMF). The molecular mechanism of the effect of ELF-EMF on brain damage of rat has not yet fully understood, thus the current study investigated the ... read more
Research Article
13/12/2017
Abbas Norouzi-Javidan, Sattar Ostadhadi, Samira Zolfaghari, Abouzar Moradi, Ahmad-Reza Dehpour
Organophosphates (OPs) and carbamates are acetylcholine esterase inhibitors (AChEIs), which can cause seizure and death. The anticonvulsant properties of potassium channel openers, including cromakalim, have been determined in previous studies.In the present experiment, the possible effects of cromakalim on convulsion and death, induced by OPs and carbamates, ... read more
Letter
13/12/2017
Michael Chih Chien Kuo