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Researchers Find A Web Of Factors Behind Multiple Sclerosis

As the story goes, nearly 80 years ago on the Faroe Islands — a stark North Atlantic archipelago 200 miles off the coast of Scotland — a neurologic epidemic may have washed, or rather convoyed, ashore. Before 1940 the incidence of multiple sclerosis on the Faroes was near, if not actually, zero, according to the tantalizing lore I recall from medical school. Yet in the years following British occupation of the islands during World War II, the rate of MS rose dramatically, leading many researchers to assume the outbreak was caused by some unknown germ transmitted by the foreign soldiers……..

Source: Researchers Find A Web Of Factors Behind Multiple Sclerosis

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The Top 10 Most Promising Medical Technologies of 2018

Digital health technologies are booming and there are so many of them! But if I step back and look at the big picture, it gets easier to point at those that will have the biggest impact on medicine and healthcare.

Reference: http://www.technology-in-business.net/the-top-10-most-promising-medical-technologies-of-2018/

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