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New Genetic Risk Factor For MS Found

New Genetic Risk Factor For MS Found

There are still a lot of things that scientists do not know about multiple sclerosis. This intriguing auto-immune disease affecting the central nervous system still largely remains a puzzle and has evaded the discovery of a possible cure. But continuing studies have allowed scientists and medical experts to learn more about the disease and how

Research Links Rogue Protein To MS

Research Links Rogue Protein To MS

A team of researchers have identified a rogue protein linked to multiple sclerosis, a disease that causes the body’s own immune system to attack the central nervous system. They believe that this discovery could lead to a better understanding of diseases like MS and help develop new treatments for other similar neurodegenerative diseases. Scientists from

Toxin Found As Potential Trigger For MS

Toxin Found As Potential Trigger For MS

Multiple sclerosis is still considered as a disease that researchers need to understand better. There are many perplexing unknowns associated with the disease that kept scientists from finding a cure. But the researchers are still continuing to study the disease in hopes to find a cure. One of the recent findings indicate that a food

Study: No Link Between Alcohol Consumption And MS

Study: No Link Between Alcohol Consumption And MS

Medical experts previously believe that drinking alcohol may have an effect on multiple sclerosis. That is why many doctors advise patients at risk of MS to refrain from drinking alcohol. But a recent study seems to refute this idea. Research funded by the Swedish Medical Research Council seems to indicate that drinking alcohol does not

People With MS May Also Suffer From Early Onset Osteoporosis

People With MS May Also Suffer From Early Onset Osteoporosis

Researchers have found out that osteoporosis and low bone density are more common among those who suffer from multiple sclerosis than those who don’t. MS sufferers also seem to get osteoporosis earlier than people who do not have the said disease. The findings of the said study was published in the July print issue of

Popular MS Theory Now In Question

Popular MS Theory Now In Question

There are various theories that have been developed by medical experts regarding the actual cause of multiple sclerosis. One recently proposed theory suggests that MS may be caused by obstructions in the veins that carry blood from the brain going back to the heart. This novel theory has led to research trying to prove the