Trending Clinical Topics for October 2018

Ryan Syrek


November 02, 2018

Each week, we identify one top search term, speculate as to what caused its popularity, and provide an infographic on a related condition. If you have thoughts about what's trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook!

Trending Clinical Topic of the Week (October 20-26): Multiple Sclerosis

The 34th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) 2018 is responsible for the increased popularity in this week's top search term. As was expected, studies that were presented provided insights on everything from pathology and disease process to potential new treatments and approaches to help with related symptoms. Here's just a quick recap of some significant material shared at the conference:

Given the potential impact on patient care, it's no wonder that these studies combined to produce this week's top trending clinical topic.

For more information on MS, read here.


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