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The first clinical trial of EHP-101, an investigational cannabinoid derived treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS), has been successfully completed. EHP-101 is a synthetic derivative compound of...
Researchers from a Scottish university have compared two commonly used treatments for foot drop - functional electrical stimulation (FES) and ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) - but found little difference...
New research, published in the journal Nature, demonstrates that it is possible to restore older brain stem cells to a younger, healthier state – something that may help them to remyelinate. A multi-...
Testing for types of fat (lipids) present in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may help diagnose the disease and monitor its progression, a study says. In the study...
Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — or good cholesterol — may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Buffalo...
A gene on the X-chromosome may help explain why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis (MS). That is according to research published in the Journal of Clinical...
Addiction to opioids increases the risk of several physical and psychological problems in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. The study, “Impact of opium dependency on...
US researchers have found that dark rimmed spots representing ongoing, "smouldering" inflammation in the brain, called chronic active lesions, may be a hallmark of more aggressive and disabling forms...
A subtype of T-cell may restrain immune responses and be protective in multiple sclerosis (MS) according to new research titled, “Opposing T-cell responses in experimental autoimmune...
Draft guidelines issued by NICE on prescription cannabis-based medication will make it more difficult for doctors to treat MS patients with these medicines. In the draft guidelines NICE (The National...

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