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A drug that alters the immune system has been described as "big news" and a "landmark" in treating multiple sclerosis, doctors and charities say.

Trials, published in the New England...

Alterations in microorganisms in the brains of multiple sclerosis patients could contribute to underlying disease mechanisms, including demyelination, according to researchers.

The study, “...

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have identified a critical step in myelination after birth that has significance for treating neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis, in which...

A new study confirmed the involvement of three genetic variants, or mutations, of the interleukin-23A (IL-23A) gene, and one variant of its receptor IL-23R, in the risk of developing multiple...

Researchers monitoring the decomposition of an abundant brain protein, called myelin basic protein (MBP), discovered that this protein breaks down differently in people with multiple sclerosis...

In a new and possibly important insight into the workings of the immune system, researchers discovered what it takes for T-cells to start targeting myelin in...

The MS Trust have announced a ‘consensus’ about how care for people living with MS should look in the future, outlining priority actions needed to make that care fair.

The consensus is one...

The risk of developing multiple sclerosis later in life may be higher for babies born with low levels of...

Researchers have found a way to harness inflammation with the help of ultraviolet (UV) light, making it possible to design an anti-inflammatory treatment that is more specific and causes fewer...

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