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Scorpions, snakes, snails, frogs and other creatures are thought to produce tens or even hundreds of millions of distinct venoms. These venoms have been honed to strike specific targets in the body....
This World MS Day the MS International Federation has released a report, based on a global survey, which highlights the need for reasonable adjustments to help people with MS continue working. The...
A mutation in a mouse model of the John Cunningham (JC) virus, which causes progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), allows the virus to evade the host immune responses in people with...
It has been reported that patient who developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) after natalizumab therapy, found the immune-boosting molecule interleukin-2 (IL-2) helped tackle this...
People in Orkney have higher levels of vitamin D than people on mainland Scotland, a study has suggested. Low vitamin D levels have previously been put forward as a reason for Orkney having one of...
Researchers investigating immune B-cell response to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV) say they have found that it may correlate with the amount of brain-specific B-cells in the...
In a recent study, children with multiple sclerosis had differences in the abundance of specific gut bacteria than children without the disease. Certain types of bacteria were either more or less...
A team from the Research Center Hospital of the University of Quebec-Laval say they have found how to neutralize the cells that attack the brain, spine and brain. The study results, published in the...
Patients with neurological conditions are likely to need palliative care near the end of their life, but UK researchers say they have found a wide variation in the coordination of palliative care and...
The evolution of the myelin sheath throughout childhood has been visualised for a first time, and the findings reported in the study Mapping An Index Of The Myelin G-ratio In Infants Using Magnetic...

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