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MRI Scans May Detect Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis
  |  Andrew Smith
Standard MRIs might reveal cognitive impairment in MS patients.
Loss of Sense of Smell Predicts Worse Multiple Sclerosis
  |  Andrew Smith
Loss of sense of smell predicts more severe multiple sclerosis.
EDs that Treat Many Atrial Fibrillation Cases Have Better Outcomes
  |  Andrew Smith
Emergency departments' experience matters in treating atrial fibrillation.
How to Use Smartphones to Screen Thousands for Atrial Fibrillation
  |  Andrew Smith
Smartphone screening for atrial fibrillation goes big in Hong Kong.
Alcohol Consumption Again Linked to Increased AFib Risk
  |  Andrew Smith
“Acute alcohol consumption has long been linked to development of AF. In the Framingham, Copenhagen, and Women's Health Studies, chronic alcohol consumption, especially two or more drinks per day, is associated with up to 30% higher risk for incident AF,” the study authors wrote in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Deficient Sleep Heightens Atrial Fibrillation Risk
  |  Andrew Smith
Several studies have shown that patients with sleep apnea are more likely than others to develop atrial fibrillation, but recent information indicates that any type of disrupted sleep may indicate an elevated risk.
Alcohol Consumption Again Linked to Increased AFib Risk
  |  Andrew Smith
Chronic alcohol consumption of 2 or more drinks per day is associated with up to 30% higher risk for atrial fibrillation.
Could the Paleo Diet Help in Multiple Sclerosis?
  |  Andrew Smith
Multiple sclerosis: Eat like a cave-dweller and get symptom relief?
First Large Trial for Long-Lasting Injectable PrEP Gets Underway
  |  Andrew Smith
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is enrolling participants from 45 sites around the world to evaluate cabotegravir as long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

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