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Study: Exercise Not Effective In Reducing MS Risk

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Some scientists believe that multiple sclerosis risk can be reduced or even prevented by regular physical activity. But a recent finding suggests that regular exercise is not effective as a preventative measure for developing the said disease. The results are published in the journal Neurology. There are a number of risk factors that are associated […]

HPV Vaccine Not Linked To Increased MS Risk

HPV Vaccine Not Linked To Increased MS Risk

There were some recent reports that seem to associate human papillomavirus or HPV vaccination to the development of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases. But a recent follow-up review of girls and women in Sweden and Denmark who received such a vaccination did not indicate any increased risk of MS. The findings of the study […]

Study Suggests Pregnancy May Reduce MS Risk

Study Suggests Pregnancy May Reduce MS Risk

A recent study suggests that pregnancy may help reduce the risk of MS in women. Researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia found out that women who became pregnant two or more times also showed to have around a quarter of the risk of developing MS as compared to those who were […]

Research Finds Link Between Glandular Fever And MS

Research Finds Link Between Glandular Fever And MS

A study made by researchers from the Australian National University may have found a link between glandular fever and multiple sclerosis. The new study reported findings that people who have glandular fever antibodies also have a much greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis later on. The research findings are published in the journal Neurology. Robyn […]

Study Finds Link Between Shingles And Elevated MS Risk

Study Finds Link Between Shingles And Elevated MS Risk

Researchers from Taiwan have found out that people who had a shingles or herpes zoster attack may have a significantly higher risk of MS within a year. The findings of the said study was published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. MS is an autoimmune disease that leads to inflammation and damage to the spinal […]

Stress Not Linked To Increased MS Risk

Stress Not Linked To Increased MS Risk

Recent research suggests that increased stress levels may not have any connection to increased multiple sclerosis risk. Results of a study conducted by a researcher hailing from the University of Bergen in Norway may indicate that there seems to be no concrete link between stress and increased MS risk. The results of the study is […]

Low Sunlight And A Common Virus May Increase MS Risk

Low Sunlight And A Common Virus May Increase MS Risk

A study from the United Kingdom suggests that people with a history of having a common virus known as mononucleosis and exposed to only low levels of sunlight may have a greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis. The findings of the research is published in the April 19 print issue of Neurology, the medical journal […]

Vitamin D, Sun Exposure Lowers MS Risk

Vitamin D, Sun Exposure Lowers MS Risk

Researchers have long known about the role that vitamin D and sun exposure may play on multiple sclerosis. There have been studies that have shown how the said vitamin may have an effect on people suffering from MS. A recent research may further show proof that vitamin D and enough sun exposure may also lower […]