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New MS Vaccine Shows Promise

New MS Vaccine Shows Promise

Researchers from Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR) are looking into a potential vaccine that may show promise in treating or preventing multiple sclerosis. If the findings come out as expected, this may well be a significant first since it may be able to target MS early and preserve the immune system from doing much

Protein That Promotes Brain Tissue Damage In MS Identified

Protein That Promotes Brain Tissue Damage In MS Identified

Multiple sclerosis is one of those diseases where a cure still eludes researchers. In the absence of a cure, researchers have been working to understand the disease more. Along the way, researchers are able to discover different ways to treat the disease. In a recent study, researchers discover a type of protein that may become

Common MS Treatments

Common MS Treatments

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people worldwide each year. It affects the central nervous system, particularly the nerve cells and their ability to transmit signals from the other parts of the body to the brain. It is mainly caused by the damaged myelin sheath, which acts as the insulating material

Myths About Multiple Sclerosis You Should Know About

Myths About Multiple Sclerosis You Should Know About

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that can greatly affect a person’s lifestyle. There are many things about the disease that remain unknown, which researchers are still trying to discover. What is known is that MS is a disease that affects the central nervous system. It is brought about by the body’s own immune system

Study Suggests Compound in Chinese Root Extract Effective In Treating MS, Other Autoimmune Diseases

Study Suggests Compound in Chinese Root Extract Effective In Treating MS, Other Autoimmune Diseases

Herbal medicine has been used since ancient times to treat certain diseases and ailments. Scientists are closely looking into the molecular mechanism behind some remedies used in traditional herbal medicine to further determine their effectiveness in treating certain diseases. Researchers have closely looked into a 2,000 year-old Chinese herbal remedy for malaria and discovered that

Study Suggests Starving Immune Cells Slows Down MS Damage

Study Suggests Starving Immune Cells Slows Down MS Damage

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that is brought about by damage done to the myelin sheath, the protective layer that surrounds nerve cells. It leads to the nerve cells experiencing impaired ability to send signals from the brain to the other parts of the body and vice versa, resulting in physical and neurological disabilities.

Potential MS Therapy May Damage Brain Cells

Potential MS Therapy May Damage Brain Cells

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease with no cure so far. What sufferers can depend on to deal with their condition is using MS therapy in order to live more normal lives. But researchers has recently discovered that a relatively new type of MS therapy may also damage and kill brain cells. Researchers at the

Using Robotic Devices, Video Games To Improve Mobility In MS Patients

Using Robotic Devices, Video Games To Improve Mobility In MS Patients

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that can cause certain disabilities among sufferers. MS patients usually suffer symptoms that may affect and limit their mobility considerably. The patients usually may require rehabilitation in order to recover or improve some of their lost mobility as a result of the disease. Researchers are now trying to look