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Study Suggests Reversing Age-Related MS Effects Possible

Study Suggests Reversing Age-Related MS Effects Possible

With multiple sclerosis still considered as one of those conditions without a cure, researchers are trying hard to find different means in order to find the best available treatment. A new study is suggesting that it might be possible to reverse the ageing in the central nervous system which may help in regenerating damaged myelin

Research Identifies Vitamin D Function In Combating MS

Research Identifies Vitamin D Function In Combating MS

Scientists and researchers have known for years about the link between vitamin D and MS. But what they don’t know is that how exactly the said vitamin works in trying to prevent multiple sclerosis. They do not have any idea about the underlying mechanism that may be involved. A recent research may now help them

Study Suggests Viagra May Reduce MS Symptoms

Study Suggests Viagra May Reduce MS Symptoms

A study conducted by researchers from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona suggests that Viagra, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction in men, may also have the means to reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms. The said drug, also known by its medical name sildenafil, has been known to drastically reduce MS symptoms in animal models. The

Children With MS At Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity

Children With MS At Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity

There are also children who may be afflicted with multiple sclerosis at an early age. But it seems that this may not be the only concern for parents. A recent study suggests that children who may have multiple sclerosis may also be at an increased risk of suffering from childhood obesity and the other ensuing

Possible New Cause, Treatment Of MS Found

Possible New Cause, Treatment Of MS Found

Multiple sclerosis is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. But the mystery behind its cause still perplexes scientists that a cure for it remains quite elusive. What most researchers are trying to focus on is by trying to understand MS better and trying to discover what exactly causes it. By trying to target

Blood Test May Detect MS Years Before Onset of Symptoms

Blood Test May Detect MS Years Before Onset of Symptoms

Scientists in Tel Aviv University are developing a simple blood test that aims to predict multiple sclerosis up to nine years before symptoms appear, which they hope could lead to earlier treatment to prevent the disease from progressing. Doctors currently cannot detect MS until symptoms develop and patients are often diagnosed too late. The research

New Study Seeks Validity of Liberation Therapy

Seven teams of Canadian and U.S. doctors are conducting a research study about the validity of a controversial treatment for multiple sclerosis called “liberation therapy.” This relatively new treatment, introduced by Italian doctor Paulo Zamboni, involves using clearing the blockages of veins that carry blood to the brain, much like how angioplasty is treated. Zamboni