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People living with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to be affected by cardiovascular conditions than those who are unaffected by the condition, according to a study published in the journal...
During the five years before people show the first clinical signs of multiple sclerosis (MS), they are up to four times more likely to be treated for conditions associated with the nervous system...
A British study, published in Frontiers in Neurology journal, has found that cognitive impairment, which is common in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), can be assessed through touchscreen...
Co-operative stores across the Channel Islands have launched a hidden disabilities scheme for shoppers. People with hidden disabilities such as dementia, multiple sclerosis (MS), visual or hearing...
Exposure to organic solvents, such as varnish and paint can increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large Swedish study. The risk was particularly found in people who...
The Government has revealed that it will make a decision on whether it will legalise cannabis for medical use in the coming weeks. Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered an evidence review of the drug...
A large population-based cohort study, which looked into the effects of three common air pollutants in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) has found no significant link between long term exposure and...
The Department of Health and Social Care has asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to produce guidance on using ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for treating primary progressive...
Cannabinoid Biotech Company Axim has received a patent allowance on its method of extracting and purifying THC (cannabinoid molecule delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) in America.  The process is said to...
The National Institute for Health Care and Excellence (NICE) has approved ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) as a treatment option for people with active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).  Back in...

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