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Controversies in Neurology

 Guest Editor: Prof Amos Korczyn

  1. Opinion

    Can the disease course in Parkinson’s disease be slowed?

    The diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD), which is needed for useful symptomatic therapy, is based on clinical criteria. However, it became quite clear in recent years that the same features can occur through...

    Amos D. Korczyn and Sharon Hassin-Baer

    BMC Medicine 2015 13:295

    Published on: 10 December 2015

  2. Review

    New players in the preventive treatment of migraine

    Migraine is a common, chronic disorder of the brain causing much disability, as well as personal, familial and societal impact. Several oral preventive agents are available in different countries for the preve...

    Dimos D. Mitsikostas and Alan M. Rapoport

    BMC Medicine 2015 13:279

    Published on: 10 November 2015

  3. Commentary

    Is dementia research ready for big data approaches?

    The “big data” paradigm has gained a lot of attention recently, in particular in those areas of biomedicine where we face clear unmet medical needs. Coined as a new paradigm for complex problem solving, big da...

    Martin Hofmann-Apitius

    BMC Medicine 2015 13:145

    Published on: 22 June 2015