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New Cell Transplantation Procedure For Future MS Treatment

New Cell Transplantation Procedure For Future MS Treatment

A patent for a new cell transplantation procedure was granted to the University of South Florida’s Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair seen to be developed into treating certain neuro-degenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis. The said procedure involved combining human umbilical cord blood cells or HUCB and “mannitol”, a sugar-alcohol compound. The new procedure provides

Protein May Help Repair Brain Damage Caused By MS

Protein May Help Repair Brain Damage Caused By MS

A study suggests that a type of protein that helps build the brain in infants and children may also be able to help in the effort to restore damage in the brain caused by multiple sclerosis. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that a protein known as CXCR4 is

Eye Test Found To Measure MS Damage

Eye Test Found To Measure MS Damage

Researchers from the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Texas have found promise in a simple eye test in diagnosing multiple sclerosis at its very early stages. The said eye test is quick and painless and may also be used to track the effectiveness of treatments for the disease. The eye measurement technique, called optical coherence