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Early MS Treatment May Offer Long-Term Benefit

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A study indicates that treating people who show the beginning signs of multiple sclerosis with medication used for the said disease can be associated with the lengthening of the time before the disease can be definitively diagnosed. The findings in this long-term study is published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of […]

Researchers Discover A New Treatment Target For MS

Researchers Discover A New Treatment Target For MS

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease affecting the central nervous system that currently has no cure. People afflicted with this disease experience different symptoms including, numbness, nausea, paralysis, loss of vision as well as impaired balance. While there are treatments available, they all try to slow its progression and diminish the effects of its symptoms. […]

Drugs That Stimulate Brain Cell Regeneration Identified

Drugs That Stimulate Brain Cell Regeneration Identified

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that is still without a cure. But researchers are continuing to finds other treatment methods in order to help sufferers better manage the disease. Recently, researchers have identified two drugs that may help treat MS by helping damaged brain cells regenerate. The effect was able to reverse the paralysis in […]

New MS Drug Target Found

New MS Drug Target Found

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that involves the body’s own immune system attacking the cells in the central nervous system. The immune cells attack the myelin in the nerve cells, the coating that insulates the cells and allow them to transmit electrical signals from the brain to the other parts of the body and […]

Stem Cell Treatment More Effective In Severe MS

Stem Cell Treatment More Effective In Severe MS

Multiple sclerosis is a type of disease that experts say affects the body’s own immune system. It is characterized by a condition which causes the body’s own immune cells to start attacking the myelin found in nerve cells, the insulation that allows the cells to transmit signals from the central nervous system down to the […]

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 […]

Scientists Getting Closer To Cell Therapy For MS

Scientists Getting Closer To Cell Therapy For MS

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that currently has no cure. Potential treatments to help manage the disease include stem cell therapy to replace or repair damaged cells. But so far, scientists find it a challenge to produce enough stem cells for treatment in order to help reverse the effects of MS. A recent study shows […]

Facts About MS You Should Know

Facts About MS You Should Know

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating and, for the most part, a relatively less understood, disease. It affects the central nervous system and can have an effect on how the brain and receive signals from the other parts of the body. There are many things that people do not know about the disease. Here are some […]

Researchers Discover How New MS Drug Works

Researchers Discover How New MS Drug Works

But it A new type of drug called dimethyl fumarate was recently approved in Europe as a basic treatment for multiple sclerosis. Various clinical studies have shown that it is effective in treating the symptoms of the said disease. But the underlying mode of action is not entirely known. But now, scientists from Bad Nauheim’s Max Planck […]

New Blood Cells Help Fight Inflammation In MS

New Blood Cells Help Fight Inflammation In MS

Researchers have discovered a new type of blood cells that can combat inflammation that leads to damage in the brain. This may help reduce the effects of diseases such as multiple sclerosis. The findings are published in the Nature Medicine journal. Researchers from the BRIC and the University of Copenhagen have identified a new type […]