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It was announced yesterday at the Novel Food Commission meeting in Brussels that the European Food Safety Association (EFSA) is reviewing its decision to classify CBD as a novel food. It is thought...
According to a recent study, people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, which is the equivalent to around two cans of non-...
A recent study has revealed that flavonoid-rich cocoa has the potential to improve fatigue in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients. The impact of flavonoids on fatigue had not...
A number of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are prescribed pregabalin or gabapentin to help manage MS symptoms such as pain and spasticity, but back in October 2018 the government took the decision...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a statement regarding the safety of plasma infusions. It claims it has seen a rise in the number of establishments in the US offering infusions...
In a recent study, researchers have shown that compounds based on chloroindazole reduce inflammation as well as promote neuroprotection and remyelination, improving the primary symptoms in a mouse...
A new study estimates that in 2017, nearly 1 million adults (up to 913,925) were living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States. This is more than twice the previously reported number from...
A study has found that antibiotic use in early life may have subsequent unfavourable effects on gut flora and the regulation of the immune system. An imbalance of gut flora has been considered the...
Scientists have discovered a critical part of the body’s immune system with potentially major implications for the treatment of autoimmune conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and...
A study, published in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, has revealed that relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients can experience an impairment in social cognition,...

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