Case Report

Treatment of Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Exploration of the Role of Plasma Exchange after Failure of Intravenous Immunoglobulin

Rajendram R*
Guillain-Barré syndrome is a life-threatening condition characterized by acute ascending areflexic paralysis. Treatment with plasma exchange reduces demyelination and results in faster recovery, than supportive therapy alone. However, plasma exchange is not widely available. Intravenous...

Research Article

Graphomotor Skills in Children with Language Deficits in Primary School Age - Formation and Development

Spassova K*
Introduction: The formation and the development of graphomotor skills in children with language deficits in primary school age is a difficult and long process, and its disturbance leads to serious problems not only with the process of literation but also disrupt the purely academical learning....

Research Article

Comparing Genetic Polymorphisms of CYP2C9 and CYP2C19 in the Iranian Epileptic Patients and Healthy Subjects

Nematollahi H, Salehi M, Saliminejad K and Sadrai S*
Purpose: Genetic variation in a gene coding for a drug-metabolizing enzyme can cause enzyme variants with high, low or no activity. For better and proper dose adjusting, it is valuable to know if distributions of polymorphism in epileptic and healthy subjects are the same or not....

Review Article

Lockdown and Visual Hallucinations in Older People: A Community Perspective

Roufael R*
After COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic, different countries have enforced lockdowns, and shielding to mitigate the spread of the virus as preventing loss of lives was the priority. In this report, we will be looking for possible explanations for increased rates of visual hallucinations presented to community mental health teams for older people during the period of lockdown. Various possible underlying causes are explained;...

Review Article

Lithium and Its Impact on Cognition

Aziz VM*, Roufael R and Aziz F
Research data found evidence that lithium improves some of cognitive domains. In this article we narratively review the literature in relation to lithium and its impact on cognition focusing on up to date research. The results of using lithium in neurodegenerative disorders are promising in the treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease....

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