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A new mouse model study has suggested targeting a subset of monocytes, a type of immune cell, might be a better way to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) than targeting all of the immune system’s cells,...
A compound found in the peels of some fruits, such as apples and prunes, may reduce neuron damage and promote myelin repair, a mouse model study has found. Scientists used laboratory-grade, purified...
Female adolescents exposed to second hand smoke may have an increased risk for developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. It is already known that cigarette smoking is an...
A new study has found that ethnicity doesn’t appear to have any influence on the severity of cognitive impairment in people in the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS).  Researchers already know...
Headaches are a more common side effect of interferon-beta (IFN-beta) treatment than previously thought, as new study has found. Published in the Journal of Pain Research, the research analysed data...
The government has released further guidance relating to COVID-19 and has announced it will be sending letters out to 1.5 million people in England deemed most vulnerable due to health conditions....
A new study has found that people who experience a relapse from multiple sclerosis (MS) tend to see a decline in cognitive test scores, and sometimes don’t experience a full recovery. A team of...
A group of medical advisors for the MS Society, which includes some of the leading neurologists in the UK, have agreed the following joint statement on the COVID-19 coronavirus and MS: “We have been...
As many as one in six carers for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are working for more than 90 hours a week, a survey by the MS Society has found. Out of 549 respondents to the survey, all of whom...
Peginterferon beta-1a has been recommended as a treatment option for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for use on the NHS...

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