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Multiple Sclerosis as the Flip Side of Immune Fitness

Oct. 22, 2020 — About half of the people with multiple sclerosis have the HLA-DR15 gene variant. A study has now shown how this genetic predisposition contributes to the development of the autoimmune disease ...


Not All Multiple Sclerosis-Like Diseases Are Alike

May 19, 2020 — Scientists say some myelin-damaging disorders have a distinctive pathology that groups them into a unique disease ...


MS Linked to Variant of Common Herpes Virus

Nov. 26, 2019 — Researchers have developed a new method to separate between two different types of a common herpes virus (HHV-6) that has been linked to multiple sclerosis. By analyzing antibodies in the blood ...


Industry Executives: Profits Drive Rising Prices for MS Drugs

Nov. 25, 2019 — Pharmaceutical industry executives, speaking confidentially, paint a frank picture of the rationale behind the price of medication available to people with multiple ...


Slowing the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Nov. 13, 2019 — Over 77,000 Canadians are living with multiple sclerosis, a disease whose causes still remain unknown. Presently, they have no hope for a cure. Researchers have now identified a molecule named ALCAM ...


Surprise Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis

Oct. 7, 2019 — The discovery suggests new avenues for devising treatments and is a vital step toward finding a ...


Genomic Map Implicates Broad Immune Cell Involvement in Multiple Sclerosis

Sep. 26, 2019 — In a study of 115,803 individuals, the authors have identified 233 sites or loci in the human genome that contribute to the onset of MS. This is the largest study to date in ...


Researchers Relate Neuropsychological Tests With Real-Life Activity in Multiple Sclerosis

Sep. 19, 2019 — To best serve the clinical needs of individuals with MS, neuropsychological testing needs to be viewed in larger context comprising non-cognitive variables, such as motor ability and demographic ...


AAN Recommends People 65+ Be Screened Yearly for Memory Problems

Sep. 19, 2019 — To help physicians provide the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is recommending physicians measure how frequently they complete annual ...


New App Offers Faster and Easier Assessment for Multiple Sclerosis

Sep. 9, 2019 — Researchers report they have developed and validated a tablet-based app that offers a faster, easier and more accurate way for health care providers who don't have specialized training to assess ...


Social Cognition, Mood and Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

Aug. 29, 2019 — The researchers emphasized the preliminary nature of their findings and recommended further research in individuals with MS, as well in other populations with non-neurologic conditions, and healthy ...


Medicare Patients With Multiple Sclerosis Bear the Burden of Rising Drug Prices

Aug. 26, 2019 — In a decade, Medicare recipients saw a sevenfold increase in out of pocket costs for multiple sclerosis drugs. Spending on these drugs by Medicare itself increased by ...


Vegetable-Rich Diet Lowers Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Patients by Raising Good Cholesterol

Aug. 15, 2019 — Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) -- or good cholesterol -- may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new ...


Smoldering Spots in the Brain May Signal Severe MS

Aug. 12, 2019 — Aided by a high-powered brain scanner and a 3D printer, researchers peered inside the brains of hundreds of multiple sclerosis patients and found that dark rimmed spots representing ongoing, ...


Forgotten Immune Cells Protective in Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis

Aug. 7, 2019 — A seldom-studied class of immune cells may reduce the friendly fire that drives autoimmune disease, according to a new study. Stimulating these protective cells could lead to new therapies for ...


Cell Types Affected in Brains of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Pinpointed

July 17, 2019 — Scientists have discovered that a specific brain cell known as a 'projection neuron' has a central role to play in the brain changes seen in multiple sclerosis (MS). The research shows that ...


Gut Microbes Protect Against Neurologic Damage from Viral Infections

July 16, 2019 — Gut microbes produce compounds that prime immune cells to destroy harmful viruses in the brain and nervous system, according to a mouse ...


Are the 'Viral' Agents of MS, ALS and Schizophrenia Buried in Our Genome?

July 11, 2019 — What if the missing 'environmental' factor in some of our deadliest neurological diseases were really written in our genome? Researchers explain how viruses ended up in our DNA -- and what ...


Fooling Nerve Cells Into Acting Normal

May 9, 2019 — Scientists have discovered that a neuron's own electrical signal, or voltage, can indicate whether the neuron is functioning normally. If that voltage is absent, scientists say everything is ...


Study Shows Promise in Repairing Damaged Myelin

Apr. 18, 2019 — A new study shows that a synthetic molecule stimulates repair of the protective sheath that covers nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The study demonstrates in mice that a synthetic molecule ...


Thursday, October 22, 2020

Multiple Sclerosis as the Flip Side of Immune Fitness

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Not All Multiple Sclerosis-Like Diseases Are Alike

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

MS Linked to Variant of Common Herpes Virus

Monday, November 25, 2019

Industry Executives: Profits Drive Rising Prices for MS Drugs

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Slowing the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Monday, October 7, 2019

Surprise Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Genomic Map Implicates Broad Immune Cell Involvement in Multiple Sclerosis

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Researchers Relate Neuropsychological Tests With Real-Life Activity in Multiple Sclerosis AAN Recommends People 65+ Be Screened Yearly for Memory Problems

Monday, September 9, 2019

New App Offers Faster and Easier Assessment for Multiple Sclerosis

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Social Cognition, Mood and Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

Monday, August 26, 2019

Medicare Patients With Multiple Sclerosis Bear the Burden of Rising Drug Prices

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Vegetable-Rich Diet Lowers Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Patients by Raising Good Cholesterol

Monday, August 12, 2019

Smoldering Spots in the Brain May Signal Severe MS

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Forgotten Immune Cells Protective in Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Cell Types Affected in Brains of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Pinpointed

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Gut Microbes Protect Against Neurologic Damage from Viral Infections

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Are the 'viral' Agents of MS, ALS and Schizophrenia Buried in Our Genome?

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Fooling Nerve Cells Into Acting Normal

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Study Shows Promise in Repairing Damaged Myelin

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Do Minerals Play a Role in Development of Multiple Sclerosis?

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Researchers Optimize Aptamer With Enhanced Myelin-Binding Properties for MS Treatment

Monday, March 18, 2019

Common Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis May Prolong Life

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Pediatric Onset Multiple Sclerosis Study Examines Baffling, Often-Overlooked Disease

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Could Medical Marijuana Help Older People With Their Ailments? How Metabolites Target Brain-Homing Immune Cells to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Friday, February 22, 2019

Disability Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Income, Education

Thursday, February 21, 2019

New Compound Offers Superior Therapeutic Approach to Treat MS

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Food Allergies and Multiple Sclerosis: New Link Scientists Create New Map of Brain's Immune System

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Newly Discovered Immune Cells Play Role in Inflammatory Brain Diseases

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis: Perilous Ruptures

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Study Sheds Light on Brain Cell Changes in People With MS

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis: Helping Cells to Help Themselves

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Treatments Delay Progression of the Disease

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Stroke Drug May Also Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Newly Discovered Leukodystrophy in Children: Potential Cure

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Food Allergies Linked to Increased Disease Activity in Multiple Sclerosis

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Cannabis-Based Drug in Combination With Other Anti-Spasticity

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Using Graphene to Detect ALS, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Monday, November 12, 2018

New Clues to the Origin and Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Friday, November 2, 2018

Nature of Immune Cells in the Human Brain Disclosed

Thursday, October 18, 2018

MS Genes Formerly Missing-in-Action Have Been Found

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Conceptual Framework to Study Role of Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Environmental Factors May Trigger Onset of Multiple Sclerosis

Monday, October 15, 2018

New Immunotherapy Targeting Blood-Clotting Protein

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Link Between Gut Flora and Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Study Shows Importance of Personal Social Networks on Neurological Outcomes

Monday, September 17, 2018

Brain's Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

B Cells Among Factors Leading to Brain Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis Concussions Loosen Insulation Around Brain Cells

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage, Study Finds

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Novel Subtype of Multiple Sclerosis

Monday, August 13, 2018

How Cannabis and Cannabis-Based Drugs Harm the Brain

Monday, July 23, 2018

How Cannabis and Cannabis-Based Drugs Harm Your Brain

Friday, July 20, 2018

A Molecular Key for Delaying the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis Is Found

Monday, July 16, 2018

A Constellation of Symptoms Presages First Definitive Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Vitamin D No Defense Against Dementia

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Rethinking Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment: Target Multiple Pathological Proteins

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Mechanism Controlling Multiple Sclerosis Risk Identified

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Chemical Compound Produces Beneficial Inflammation, Remyelination That Could Help Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

How the Gut Influences Neurologic Disease

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

First Clues to the Causes of Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Our Vulnerable Nervous System: What Affects Its Protective Sheaths?

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Biomarkers and Efficacy of Vaccine Responses Among Patients Treated With New MS Drug

Monday, April 2, 2018

Novel PET Imaging Agent Could Help Guide Therapy for Brain Diseases

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Surprise Finding Could Lead to New MS Treatments

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Eating Fish May Be Tied to a Reduced Risk of MS

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Watching Myelin Patterns Form: Evidence for Sheath Remodeling Revealed by in Vivo Imaging

Thursday, February 8, 2018

What Happens When Women Stop MS Treatment During Pregnancy?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Searching for Targeted Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases
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