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Statistically more women than men develop multiple sclerosis (MS), but new research may have discovered why.

Researchers of the study ‘Genetic Mechanisms Leading to Sex Differences Across...

Drug company Biogen has updated the possible side effects of MS drug Tecfidera, warning it may cause ‘significant liver injury’, which could require hospitalisation.

Liver injury has been...

A study has proposed MicroRNAs as biomarkers for the diagnosis, progression and...

According to recent study Multiple Sclerosis (MS) therapy alemtuzumab can trigger severe and unpredictable side effects. The team, led by Prof Dr Aiden Haghikia and Prof Dr Ralf Gold from the...

Toxic brain cells may drive many neurodegenerative disorders, a study has revealed.

A team led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has found that astrocytes, which...

Scientists who genetically silenced the transcription factor Nrf2 in a study of mice found it caused visual impairment and retinal ganglion cell (RGC) degeneration in MS.

The study,...

A recent study has found that early detection of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) could decrease the damage to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients using...

A recent study of B-cells has found they are different in patience with paediatric- and adult-onset Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

MS is largely considered as an adult condition, but it’s thought...

Living near major roads can heighten your risk of developing dementia, but not Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Parkinson’s disease, a study has found.

The adult population of Ontario, Canada,...

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