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Infection with the most common member of the herpesvirus family, HHV-6, significantly accelerated the development and progression of a multiple sclerosis-like disease in monkeys, a new study reports...
Environmental conditions such as salinity (saltiness) and temperature may trigger structural changes found in myelin sheaths during the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study....
Newly discovered and rare genetic variations account for a small but important proportion of inherited multiple sclerosis (MS) risk, a new study reports. The newly discovered genetic variations all...
Swiss drugmaker Roche has developed a smartphone app called Floodlight which logs multiple sclerosis (MS) patients’ daily actions and records information about them, helping monitor patients’ disease...
US actress Selma Blair has revealed she has multiple sclerosis (MS). In an Instagram post the 46 year-old Cruel Intentions star said she was diagnosed in August but has had symptoms for years. "I am...
Several studies have shown that bone mineral density (BMD) at the femoral neck decreases with increasing physical handicap in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. BMD measurements in an unselected group...
It has been reported that oestrogen may affect the level of Th-1 / Th-2 lymphocytes and ratio of Th-1 and Th-2 that play an important role in immune pathogenesis in multiple sclerosis (MS). Therefore...
The prevalence of trigeminal neuralgia in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients is higher than in the general population. Patients whose pain is insufficiently relieved by medication requires invasive...
Previous studies on caffeine and risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) yielded different results, with one study suggesting a positive effect on disease progression. In this study, researchers set out to...
Biopharmaceutical company Mapi Pharma will present two-year clinical data from its Phase II study of Glatiramer Acetate Depot for the treatment of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) at the...

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