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Low dose naltrexone (LDN) appears to be safe for patients with multiple sclerosis even when taken long term. A paper...

UK researchers say the MS drug alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) may help reverse some of the physical disability caused by multiple sclerosis if it is taken early enough.

The study is published in...

The experimental therapy laquinimod was seen to prevent the start of harmful immune responses and to disrupt the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in a mouse model of the disease. This...

Running could one day help prevent Multiple Sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases, according to a study which found that exercise releases a molecule which repairs the brain. Using mice,...

An indirect comparison of results from randomised clinical trials in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients suggests that...

A researcher at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU)’s School of Nursing and Midwifery found that the practice of mindfulness helps people with long-term medical conditions, such as multiple...

A virus known to cause respiratory infections in people — the human coronavirus (HCoV) — may also be the source of neurological diseases that affect people, a new study reported.

Results...

In the appraisal consultation document published on the NICE website, the appraisal committee's preliminary recommendation states:

Daclizumab is not recommended within its marketing...

Exposure to heavy metals and being female are associated with a higher incidence of multiple sclerosis, according to a study conducted by Maria Cristina Monti and colleagues from two Italian...

Some researchers have theorised that regular physical activity reduces the risk of developing multiple sclerosis. A new analysis demonstrates that, as a preventative measure, exercise does not...

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