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Having toxoplasmosis, which is an infection by the parasite toxoplasma gondii, may help to protect against developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new review study. Toxoplasmosis occurs...
The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine does not increase the risk of relapses in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the two months post administration, a new study has found. It has been...
A new study has found a link between multiple sclerosis (MS) and infection in adolescence. The researchers had previously found that pneumonia in adolescence is linked to a raised risk of MS, so they...
A new study has found that Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) slows disability progression and reduces relapse risk in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) but is also associated with higher hospitalisation risk...
People newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) or clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) often experience a symptom ‘cluster’ that can include fatigue, pain, depression and anxiety, a new study has...
Rehabilitation programmes are effective for treating cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis (MS), a new review from the Jessler Foundation has found. There are two general types of cognitive...
Supplementing with probiotics may help ease disability, depression, plus improve the overall health of people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found.   The link...
Actress Selma Blair says that her multiple sclerosis (MS) is ‘in remission’ after she had hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).   “It took about a year after stem cell [treatment] for the...
A new study found that diabetes medication metformin helped improve coordination, lessen cognitive impairment and normalise neuronal activity in a rat model of multiple sclerosis (MS). Metformin...
There is hope that the drug fampridine may become available for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) after a senior MP wrote to the health secretary Sajid Javid to urge him to make it available. Dame...

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