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Researchers have identified two factors that allow Th17 cells – which drive multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune conditions – to form memory cells in the body and cause repeated symptom...

Researchers have reported that repeated magnetic stimulation of the brain may help to rebuild the brain’s network in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). It is believed that it could help to...

A modified Paleolithic diet reduced fatigue and increased the quality of life of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), a study shows.

The diet may also reduce...

Researchers have found a microbial protein from the Haemophilus influenza pathogen that is recognised by antibodies in a subpopulation of multiple sclerosis patients. The finding supports the idea...

Cerebrospinal fluid levels of soluble CD27 may predict progression from clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) to multiple sclerosis, researchers reported.

In a Dutch study of 77 CIS patients,...

Healthcare providers frequently assess multiple sclerosis patients for the development of other health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, pain and sleep disturbance, according to results of...

Lack of physical activity and a poor diet may be the most common risk factors for poor health and survival in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a study.

The research, “...

The MultipleMS Consortium has been granted €15M by the EU Horizon 2020 to improve the treatment of multiple sclerosis using personalised medicine.

The EU Horizon 2020 has kicked off the...

Researchers, using camels as an inspiration, have finally developed antibodies against a group of proteins known as metalloproteinases (MMPs), which are involved in the pathology of diseases that...

A rare and powerful type of immune cell has been discovered in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells may play a critical but previously unappreciated role in battling Alzheimer's,...

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