Do vaccinations increase the risk of developing MS?

A large case-control study on vaccination as risk factor for multiple sclerosis. Hapfelmeier A, Gasperi C, Donnachie E, Hemmer B. Neurology 2019; 93:e908-e916. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate the hypothesis that vaccination is a risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) by use of German ambulatory claims data in a case-control study. METHODS: Using the ambulatory claims data of the Bavarian Association of Statutory […]

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The 7 deadly sins of neurological misdiagnosis

The practice of medicine is a finely balanced art. Clinical features are often very subtle, and the ground is littered with booby traps. You could say medicine is a minefield, strewn with mimics and chameleons. This explains why diagnostic error is rife in medicine, and this is perhaps more so in neurology. Admittedly, some misdiagnoses only […]

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