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People living with multiple sclerosis in Wales are "lagging behind" the rest of the UK in access to treatments, it has been claimed. The MS Society found 49 per cent of 575 Welsh people surveyed who...
Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a method for stem cell transplants that may do away with the need for prior systematic treatment with chemotherapy or radiotherapy...
Though approved therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS) exist, the condition remains incurable leading to greater interest for promoting healthier lifestyles that could ease or slow disease impacts...
A large study of multiple sclerosis patients has concluded clinical and brain imaging assessments drawn from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are poor measures of long-term prognosis for...
New research from the University of Dundee, and funded by Arthritis Research UK and the MRC, has shown that targeting a specific group of enzymes could be a viable strategy for treating autoimmune...
A new study, published in Neurology, has pointed to a possible benefit to patients of commencing MS treatment as soon as possible after symptoms appear. In 2005, researchers recruited 468 patients...
Patients with aggressive onset multiple sclerosis (AOMS), characterised by a rapidly progressing disease course and accumulation of disability, may benefit from early aggressive therapies instead of...
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) might be an option to treat spasticity, one of the more common symptoms of multiple sclerosis, according to a review conducted by researchers from...
A protein activated by vitamin D could be involved in repairing damage to myelin in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research from the University of Cambridge. The study,...
Women with multiple sclerosis and people diagnosed with the condition at a younger age are more likely to have a benign course of MS, remaining fully functional for decades, according to researchers...

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