Monthly Archive: March, 2017

The A–Z of limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD)

The muscular dystrophies are important inherited disorders of muscle. They are characterised by their sheer diversity, their multifaceted presentations, and their complicated diagnostic pathways. Some muscular dystrophies are relatively easy to recognise and… Continue reading

The emerging links between depression and MND

At first, it seemed like a single drop, but it is quickly turning into a trickle. The first inkling was a study of >1,700 people with motor neurone disease (MND) which was published in… Continue reading

The 43 spinocerebellar ataxias: the complete checklists

Of all the disorders neurologists have to deal with, few have as many subtypes as spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA). Most neurologist are familiar with the more common SCAs-types 1,2,3,6, and 7. When pushed, SCA17… Continue reading

More activity on the fringes of gluten neurology

I have dabbled into gluten neurology before with my post gluten neurology-persisting and growing?  Prophetic it seems, as I am here forced to revisit the topic because  I came across a few recent… Continue reading

The 29 proven anti-epilepsy drugs…and their practical checklists

Epilepsy is a big problem for Neurology. It is a common, and often life-long, disease. Epilepsy is like the mythical hydra in its diverse manifestations, and in its duplicitous evasion of treatment. The… Continue reading