Research for more effective treatment of chronic diseases affecting the nervous system


Among other things, the treatment of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy may become more effective thanks to the results of a four-year research program in collaboration with three Hungarian institutions, says the University of Pécs MTI. from its communication.

Research has looked at inflammatory processes in vision, depression, brain reward systems, and better-known brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, dementia, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy.

Thanks to the four-year program, there have also been results in more effective, better care for patients.

Tamás Dóczi, Citing the professor of the Department of Neurosurgery of the Clinical Center of the University of Pécs, the professional leader of the project, they wrote about the findings of the national study of epileptic patients: Today, about 70 percent of the people living with epilepsy in Hungary can be made seizure-free. The research sought to locate those patients who could be treated surgically.

The Neuroscience Center of the University of Pécs, the Kaposi Mór Training Hospital of Somogy County and the University of Veterinary Medicine participated in the program implemented within the framework of the HUF 1.26 billion Human Resource Development Operational Program (Efop).

Source: Patika Magazin Online by

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