Neurology

2017 update to McDonald criteria loosens MS diagnosis somewhat

FROM THE LANCET NEUROLOGY Updates to the McDonald criteria for diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS), ...

Two MS diagnostic criteria found to have similar accuracy

FROM THE LANCET NEUROLOGY The 2016 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis (MAGNIMS) criteria ...

Low caffeine in blood could be marker of early Parkinson’s

FROM NEUROLOGY Low serum caffeine and caffeine metabolite levels after an overnight fast may ...

Withholding elective surgery in smokers, obese patients

No one will argue that obesity and tobacco aren’t serious public health issues, underlying ...