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Our news web pages include ground-breaking multiple sclerosis news and research from around the world. 

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New research, involving mice, has shown that antibiotics used in very early life can alter the normal development of gut bacteria and may contribute to the development of a number of inflammatory...

MPs and patient groups are calling for an end to the repeated assessments that people with progressive diseases must undergo in order to qualify for disability benefits.

Due to changes in...

People with variants of two particular genes are three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) according to findings from scientists at Duke Health and the University of Texas Medical...

Researchers from the University of Alberta have discovered an entirely new cellular mechanism, an underlying defect in brain cells, which may be to blame for the MS and a potential avenue of...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ocrevus, otherwise known as ocrelizumab, to treat adult patients with...

Israeli biotechnology company Kadimastem has been granted a United States patent for its technology used in stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurodegenerative diseases....

Using a mouse model of human multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have discovered how T-cells can easily damage the brain.

Inflammatory T-cells in MS are a key group of cells found in the...

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced daclizumab as a cost effective treatment for people with relapsing remitting MS (RRMS). 

NICE has recommended...

A new drug, which has been developed to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), is reportedly being produced by Pharmasyntez and is currently undergoing clinical studies in Russia. According to an official...

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain repair.

The research study, led by Dr Yvonne Dombrowski and Dr...

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