How is Parkinson’s disease different in women and men?

The relevance of gender in Parkinson’s disease: a review Picillo M, Nicoletti A, Fetoni V, Garavaglia B, Barone P, Pellecchia MT. J Neurol 2017; 264:1583-1607. Abstract Background: Since the official and systematic inclusion of sex and gender in biomedical research, gender differences have been acknowledged as important determinants of both the susceptibility to develop neurodegenerative diseases in general population and the… Read More How is Parkinson’s disease different in women and men?

What is so distinctive about anti-MUSK myasthenia gravis?

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an iconic neurological disorder. It is classical in its presentation, weakness setting in with exertion and improving with rest. This fatigability is demonstrable in the laboratory when repetitive nerve stimulation (RNS) of the muscles results in a progressively decremental response. Clinically, myasthenia gravis is often a benign disorder which restricts itself… Read More What is so distinctive about anti-MUSK myasthenia gravis?

What is the impact of Vitamin D on the complicated course of MS?

Some general neurologists get away with not having to think too much about multiple sclerosis (MS). This is because they have an ‘MSologist‘ at hand to refer all their patients with ‘demyelination‘. Many general neurologists however care for people with MS because they do not have a ‘fallback guy‘ to do the heavy lifting for […]… Read More What is the impact of Vitamin D on the complicated course of MS?