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Having comorbidities, or other health conditions, alongside multiple sclerosis (MS) does not increase the risk of hospitalisation for MS symptoms, a new study has found, but it does raise the risk...
Researchers have discovered new interactions between immune cells in the central nervous system and ones from the blood that could pave the way for more treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) and...
New figures from the Public Health England (PHE) and the MS Society reveal that the number of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK is an estimated 130,000, which is 20,000 more than...
A new study has found that living close to major roads or motorways may increase the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers at The University of British Columbia analysed data from around 678,...
The amount of blood fats a person with multiple sclerosis (MS) has could be linked to changes in size of the arteries around their neck and skull, according to a new study. Researchers wanted to...
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...

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