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A study has suggested higher intakes of whole grains and legumes could have a possible protective role against neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMO), also known as Devic’s disease. The...
Many people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) are of childbearing age, therefore, in a bid to understand any important family planning concerns they might have, researchers have surveyed a...
Benign multiple sclerosis (MS) is defined as patients that are fully functional in all neurologic systems after 15 years of onset. Amato described the most commonly used definition of patients not...
Detecting changes to the brain’s central vein using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans is a useful and accurate strategy to enhance diagnosis of MS, a new study shows. Analysis of more than 4,000...
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...

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