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Rehabilitation programmes are effective for treating cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis (MS), a new review from the Jessler Foundation has found. There are two general types of cognitive...
Supplementing with probiotics may help ease disability, depression, plus improve the overall health of people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found.   The link...
Actress Selma Blair says that her multiple sclerosis (MS) is ‘in remission’ after she had hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).   “It took about a year after stem cell [treatment] for the...
A new study found that diabetes medication metformin helped improve coordination, lessen cognitive impairment and normalise neuronal activity in a rat model of multiple sclerosis (MS). Metformin...
There is hope that the drug fampridine may become available for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) after a senior MP wrote to the health secretary Sajid Javid to urge him to make it available. Dame...
A Phase 2 clinical trial to assess the efficacy of using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to treat mild to moderate multiple sclerosis (MS) will go ahead in the US after the Food and Drug Administration...
Skin reactions are common in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are being treated with oral Mavenclad (cladribine) a new real-world study from Germany has found. Almost a third (32%) of people...
A new study found eating certain foods to alter gut bacteria may lessen symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers had observed that people with MS lack the strain of bacteria that breaks down...
People living in Scotland can now be prescribed Kesimpta (ofatumumab), The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has recommended. It will be available for those who have relapsing-remitting multiple...
Medical cannabis treatment Sativex has been found to be effective as an add-on therapy for easing spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who had not responded to other anti-spastic...

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