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People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can show signs of something being wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health...

Lanarkshire’s only specialist MS nurse, Mhairi Coutts, has handed in her notice after working with a caseload of 1,200 patients, which is much larger than the recommended limit.

Her...

Data analysis of two previous trials has shown that a higher number of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) achieved no evidence of disease activity (NEDA), over a two year...

A case report has revealed that a patient who was treated with alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) contracted food poisoning. 

Although the female patient’s symptoms mimicked those of an infusion...

Less than a year after publishing research identifying a single genetic mutation that caused multiple sclerosis (MS) in two Canadian families, scientists at the University of British Columbia have...

Scientists have made another advance in finding a new potential treatment of MS by discovering a new way to alter the immune system without using chemotherapy.

In a mouse study a group of...

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...

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