Multiple Sclerosis News
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 ...
May 19, 2020 Scientists say some myelin-damaging disorders have a distinctive pathology that groups them into a unique disease ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Oct. 7, 2019 The discovery suggests new avenues for devising treatments and is a vital step toward finding a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, 2020Multiple Sclerosis as the Flip Side of Immune Fitness
Tuesday, May 19, 2020Not All Multiple Sclerosis-Like Diseases Are Alike
Tuesday, November 26, 2019MS Linked to Variant of Common Herpes Virus
Monday, November 25, 2019Industry Executives: Profits Drive Rising Prices for MS Drugs
Wednesday, November 13, 2019Slowing the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Monday, October 7, 2019Surprise Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis
Thursday, September 26, 2019Genomic Map Implicates Broad Immune Cell Involvement in Multiple Sclerosis
Thursday, September 19, 2019Researchers Relate Neuropsychological Tests With Real-Life Activity in Multiple Sclerosis AAN Recommends People 65+ Be Screened Yearly for Memory Problems
Monday, September 9, 2019New App Offers Faster and Easier Assessment for Multiple Sclerosis
Thursday, August 29, 2019Social Cognition, Mood and Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis
Monday, August 26, 2019Medicare Patients With Multiple Sclerosis Bear the Burden of Rising Drug Prices
Thursday, August 15, 2019Vegetable-Rich Diet Lowers Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Patients by Raising Good Cholesterol
Monday, August 12, 2019Smoldering Spots in the Brain May Signal Severe MS
Wednesday, August 7, 2019Forgotten Immune Cells Protective in Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis
Wednesday, July 17, 2019Cell Types Affected in Brains of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Pinpointed
Tuesday, July 16, 2019Gut Microbes Protect Against Neurologic Damage from Viral Infections
Thursday, July 11, 2019Are the 'viral' Agents of MS, ALS and Schizophrenia Buried in Our Genome?
Thursday, May 9, 2019Fooling Nerve Cells Into Acting Normal
Thursday, April 18, 2019Study Shows Promise in Repairing Damaged Myelin
Wednesday, April 3, 2019Do Minerals Play a Role in Development of Multiple Sclerosis?
Wednesday, March 27, 2019Researchers Optimize Aptamer With Enhanced Myelin-Binding Properties for MS Treatment
Monday, March 18, 2019Common Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis May Prolong Life
Thursday, March 7, 2019Pediatric Onset Multiple Sclerosis Study Examines Baffling, Often-Overlooked Disease
Thursday, February 28, 2019Could Medical Marijuana Help Older People With Their Ailments? How Metabolites Target Brain-Homing Immune Cells to Treat Multiple Sclerosis
Friday, February 22, 2019Disability Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Income, Education
Thursday, February 21, 2019New Compound Offers Superior Therapeutic Approach to Treat MS
Tuesday, February 19, 2019Food Allergies and Multiple Sclerosis: New Link Scientists Create New Map of Brain's Immune System
Tuesday, February 5, 2019Newly Discovered Immune Cells Play Role in Inflammatory Brain Diseases
Thursday, January 24, 2019Multiple Sclerosis: Perilous Ruptures
Wednesday, January 23, 2019Study Sheds Light on Brain Cell Changes in People With MS
Tuesday, January 22, 2019Multiple Sclerosis: Helping Cells to Help Themselves
Thursday, January 17, 2019Multiple Sclerosis Treatments Delay Progression of the Disease
Tuesday, January 15, 2019Stroke Drug May Also Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
Thursday, January 10, 2019Newly Discovered Leukodystrophy in Children: Potential Cure
Tuesday, December 18, 2018Food Allergies Linked to Increased Disease Activity in Multiple Sclerosis
Thursday, December 13, 2018Cannabis-Based Drug in Combination With Other Anti-Spasticity
Wednesday, December 5, 2018Using Graphene to Detect ALS, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases
Monday, November 12, 2018New Clues to the Origin and Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Friday, November 2, 2018Nature of Immune Cells in the Human Brain Disclosed
Thursday, October 18, 2018MS Genes Formerly Missing-in-Action Have Been Found
Wednesday, October 17, 2018Conceptual Framework to Study Role of Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis
Tuesday, October 16, 2018Environmental Factors May Trigger Onset of Multiple Sclerosis
Monday, October 15, 2018New Immunotherapy Targeting Blood-Clotting Protein
Thursday, October 11, 2018Link Between Gut Flora and Multiple Sclerosis Discovered
Wednesday, September 26, 2018Study Shows Importance of Personal Social Networks on Neurological Outcomes
Monday, September 17, 2018Brain's Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis
Tuesday, September 4, 2018B Cells Among Factors Leading to Brain Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis Concussions Loosen Insulation Around Brain Cells
Wednesday, August 29, 2018Multiple Sclerosis Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage, Study Finds
Tuesday, August 21, 2018Novel Subtype of Multiple Sclerosis
Monday, August 13, 2018How Cannabis and Cannabis-Based Drugs Harm the Brain
Monday, July 23, 2018How Cannabis and Cannabis-Based Drugs Harm Your Brain
Friday, July 20, 2018A Molecular Key for Delaying the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis Is Found
Monday, July 16, 2018A Constellation of Symptoms Presages First Definitive Signs of Multiple Sclerosis
Tuesday, July 10, 2018Vitamin D No Defense Against Dementia
Thursday, July 5, 2018Rethinking Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment: Target Multiple Pathological Proteins
Tuesday, June 19, 2018Mechanism Controlling Multiple Sclerosis Risk Identified
Tuesday, May 29, 2018Chemical Compound Produces Beneficial Inflammation, Remyelination That Could Help Treat Multiple Sclerosis
Wednesday, May 16, 2018How the Gut Influences Neurologic Disease
Tuesday, May 15, 2018First Clues to the Causes of Multiple Sclerosis
Tuesday, May 8, 2018Our Vulnerable Nervous System: What Affects Its Protective Sheaths?
Thursday, April 26, 2018Biomarkers and Efficacy of Vaccine Responses Among Patients Treated With New MS Drug
Monday, April 2, 2018Novel PET Imaging Agent Could Help Guide Therapy for Brain Diseases
Thursday, March 8, 2018Surprise Finding Could Lead to New MS Treatments
Thursday, March 1, 2018Eating Fish May Be Tied to a Reduced Risk of MS
Wednesday, February 14, 2018Watching Myelin Patterns Form: Evidence for Sheath Remodeling Revealed by in Vivo Imaging
Thursday, February 8, 2018What Happens When Women Stop MS Treatment During Pregnancy?
Tuesday, February 6, 2018Searching for Targeted Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases