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Around 200,000 people in Germany suffer from multiple sclerosis. The causes are far from being fully understood. What is known is that the immune system erroneously attacks the protective sheaths around nerve fibres. Scientists have now discovered how the formation of these protective sheaths is regulated by protein molecules.

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A groundbreaking project titled 'MoveIT' has been launched to analyze the gait and falls of people with Parkinson's. Using telemedicine based on sensors placed in patients' shoes and attached to their upper body, researchers aim to analyze specific characteristics in the patient's gait and when they fall.

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Can neurofeedback therapy offer effective long-term treatment for children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)? This was the subject of a study carried out by a team of international researchers that included researchers from the Division of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

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On the one hand, oxygen is an essential element required for cells to survive; on the other hand, it also adds fuel to the fire of inflammation. Researchers at the Department of Medicine III have discovered how the body skilfully uses this process to extinguish inflammation.