The 20 most interesting neurological questions of 2017

Neurochecklists aims to simplify neurology… by striving to be comprehensive and current. To keep a close tab on everything neurological… We sifts through tens of journals and hundreds of studies. These studies enhance neurological practice… and highlight important points. They often challenge the conventional wisdom…. and regularly dispense with redundant dogmas. So what are the groundbreaking articles… that have tackled the big issues? Which are the papers pushing […]

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The most popular Neurochecklists blog posts in 2017

Neurochecklists Updates is just one year old. But it has recorded >20,000 visitors in this short time, racking up about 29,000 views! What has tickled people’s fancy in the last one year? What has caught their attention the most? Here are the most popular neurochecklists blog posts in 2017! Beach blogging. Mike Licht on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/2351382212 *** […]

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The 20 most viewed blog posts on The Neurology Lounge in 2017

The Neurology Lounge launched in August 2015. And it is now well into its third year2017 has been a busy one for the blog. It has surely been a hard slog. But with  >20,000 visitors. And >30,000 post views. It’s been well worth it.

Man blogging. Mike Licht on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/5031748151

Most posts have attracted encouraging attention. But some have done so more than others.

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So which were the 20 most viewed blog posts in 2017? Here is the countdown.

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Join the journey; follow The Neurology Lounge in 2018.

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Does high salt intake worsen disease progression in MS?

Sodium intake and multiple sclerosis activity and progression in BENEFIT Fitzgerald KC, Munger KL, Hartung HP, et al; BENEFIT Study Group. Ann Neurol 2017; 82:20-29. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess whether a high-salt diet, as measured by urinary sodium concentration, is associated with faster conversion from clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) to multiple sclerosis (MS) and MS […]

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Is polycystic kidney disease a risk factor for dementia?

Polycystic kidney disease is significantly associated with dementia risk. Yu TM, Chuang YW, Sun KT, et al. Neurology 2017; 89:1457-1463. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Data on the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer disease (AD) and Parkinson disease (PD), in patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) are lacking. METHODS: A total of 4,229 patients who were aged […]

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