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A new study has found that medicinal cannabis taken by people to help ease chronic pain may cause sleep problems. Researchers found that when people first began using the drug, they were less likely...
More than a million people are using cannabis illegally to self-medicate in the UK, according to a new YouGov poll. The survey found that there are 1.4 million users, half of which take the drug...
Have you ever considered trying to learn a second language? According to a new study, it could help expand areas of the brain that have been damaged by multiple sclerosis (MS) and boost mental...
A new clinical trial is due to begin which will test experimental hematopoietic stem cell treatment (HSCT) against biological therapy for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Sponsored by...
Regeneration in the brain is enhanced in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) during disease activity but reduced in those with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS), a...
A new study has found the people with multiple sclerosis (MS) tend to have lower levels of infection-fighting antibodies, whether they are using disease-modifying drugs or not. The levels were found...
A new way of assessing whether remyelination is taking place may have been discovered by scientists in a study on cats. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison measured the speed of the...
A new analysis of studies has found that breastfeeding may help protect women from having as many relapses from multiple sclerosis (MS) than if they do not breastfeed, or supplement regularly with...
Amongst children with multiple sclerosis (MS) there is a higher prevalence of the condition in girls, according to research from doctors at the Shanghai Xin Hua Hospital. The doctors used information...
UK scientists are to investigate whether wearable robots could help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) get more exercise. Dr Siva Nair and his team at Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield will...

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