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New research has found that having multiple sclerosis (MS) is associated with an increased risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), stroke, and death, and the findings cannot be explained by...
Long-term treatment with fingolimod results in lesser disability in people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. People treated with the drug for eight or more...
A new study from Italy has found that Sativex, a type of medical cannabis licensed in the UK for some symptoms of multiple sclerosis MS, eases symptoms related to spasticity, even in those with no...
An early study from Italy suggests people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may not have a higher risk of getting a severe COVID-19 infection. Although the researchers said caution must be taken because...
Being obese is linked to a faster degeneration of optic nerve tissue in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) than in those of a normal body weight, a new study has found. Researchers at Johns Hopkins...
Scientists have developed a new technique to diagnose early-stage multiple sclerosis (MS) and distinguish it from a similar autoimmune condition called neuromyelitis optica. Brazilian researchers...
MS-UK are excited to announce we have been named the sixth best charity to work for in Britain. We scooped the accolade in Third Sector’s Best Charities to Work For, which recognises employers in the...
A new mouse model study has suggested targeting a subset of monocytes, a type of immune cell, might be a better way to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) than targeting all of the immune system’s cells,...
A compound found in the peels of some fruits, such as apples and prunes, may reduce neuron damage and promote myelin repair, a mouse model study has found. Scientists used laboratory-grade, purified...
Female adolescents exposed to second hand smoke may have an increased risk for developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. It is already known that cigarette smoking is an...

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