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Working night shifts for many years increases a person’s risk for multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. Published in the journal Occupational and Environmental medicine, the study found...
Sainsbury’s and Argos have announced the nationwide rollout of sunflower lanyards in all stores, to help customers with hidden disabilities. Following a successful trial earlier this year, the scheme...
A new report has found that people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have certain other health conditions than the overall population. The study, The Health Impact of Multiple Sclerosis...
Public awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) is set for a boost this week thanks to a new campaign from the MS Society. A television advert starring people living with the condition aired last night...
A new drug has shown promising results in a phase three trial for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Ponesimod significantly reduced relapse rate, new active lesions and fatigue when...
A common diabetes drug may offer hope of a new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) after an animal study showed it can repair nerve damage caused by the condition. Researchers at Cambridge...
A study has suggested higher intakes of whole grains and legumes could have a possible protective role against neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMO), also known as Devic’s disease. The...
Many people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) are of childbearing age, therefore, in a bid to understand any important family planning concerns they might have, researchers have surveyed a...
Benign multiple sclerosis (MS) is defined as patients that are fully functional in all neurologic systems after 15 years of onset. Amato described the most commonly used definition of patients not...
Detecting changes to the brain’s central vein using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans is a useful and accurate strategy to enhance diagnosis of MS, a new study shows. Analysis of more than 4,000...

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