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Regardless of whether the disease is in the progressive phase or not, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) seem likely to experience relapses for the first time or relapse continuation between the...
No correlation between interferon treatment and antidepressant use has been observed in the multiple sclerosis (MS) population, a large-scale study presented at the 68th AAN Annual Meeting reported....
Biogen has unveiled new Tecfidera research that, it says, reinforces its efficacy in newly diagnosed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients and further supports its long-term, well-...
The beneficial effects of oral propionate, an approved food additive, have been demonstrated in humans for the first time, according to a study presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 68th...
A new study from NYU Langone Medical Center could provide hope for relief for some of the cognitive issues associated with multiple sclerosis. In a randomised controlled trial, people with MS who...
Results from a "highly promising pilot study" presented at the 68th annual American Academy of Neurology meeting in Canada have shown Lipoic acid is safe, well tolerated, and offers neuroprotection...
Results from new research suggest that maternal illness and pesticide-related environmental exposure contribute to risk of pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS), whereas cesarean-section delivery...
Once-daily Gilenya therapy is effective after four years of real-world clinical use among patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), and has a safety profile that is “broadly...
Researchers from the United Kingdom have identified that men with gender identity disorder (GID) who took sex hormones to undergo a male-to-female conversion had a nearly seven-fold higher risk of...
Research suggests gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, and could offer new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions. Far from being silent partners that...

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