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A team led by neurologist Roland Martin and immunologist Mireia Sospedra at the University of Zurich (UZH), the University Hospital Zurich (USZ) and researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden...
Results from a clinical trial of more than 250 people with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) have revealed an existing asthma drug called ibudilast was better than a placebo or dummy drug in...
Exercise fights fatigue and depression in both normal weight and overweight multiple sclerosis (MS) patients according to the findings of a new study. The study “Effect of Short-Term Interval...
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered a new subtype of multiple sclerosis (MS), providing a better understanding of the individualised nature of the disease. MS has long been characterised as...
In a study, which set out to discover what exercise and physical activity mean to people with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers identified five key themes. Using a qualitative approach,...
Researchers who recently set out to understand the US public’s views on the risks and benefits of marijuana use have found that Americans view the drug more favourably than existing evidence supports...
Disease-modifying therapies (DMT) are thought to reduce the conversion rate to secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). So researchers set out to explore the rate, chronology and contributing...
Scientists who set out to investigate the associations between dietary patterns and risk of a first clinical diagnosis of central nervous system demyelination, a common precursor to multiple...
Argos, Asda, Barclays, Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury’s are just some of the leading high street retailers to have signed up to ‘Purple Tuesday’, the UK’s first ever accessible shopping day. The...
A study, published in the journal Neurology, has revealed that onabotulinumtoxinA (100 U), otherwise known as Botox, can significantly improve urinary incontinence and quality of life in non-...

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