Posts Tagged ‘Multiple Sclerosis’

Facts About Multiple Sclerosis You Should Know About

Multiple sclerosis is a known yet misunderstood disease affecting millions of people worldwide. But while there are many things people already know about the said condition, there are also certain misconceptions that they may have believed to be facts. So just to clear up the minds of those aware of the disease, here are some […]

Link Between Gut Bacteria and MS Seen

Link Between Gut Bacteria and MS Seen

More and more researchers are looking into bacteria that thrive in the stomach and its possible link to certain diseases and health conditions. Many scientists have, in particular, suspected that there is a link that exists between gut bacteria and certain immunological diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Recent studies by researchers from Brigham and Women’s […]

High Salt Intake A Potential Risk Factor For MS

High Salt Intake A Potential Risk Factor For MS

Salt has long been a part of man’s daily diet. Everyone knows that too much of it can be unhealthy. They can lead to certain conditions and diseases that can affect a person’s lifestyle. One recent finding that can also convince people to curb their salt intake involves multiple sclerosis, one of those diseases that […]

Key Protein Reduces MS Severity In Mice

Key Protein Reduces MS Severity In Mice

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and other collaborators have discovered a key protein that may be able to reduce the severity of a disease in mice similar to multiple sclerosis in humans. The said protein, called Del-1 is known to be the same protein type that also prevents inflammation and bone loss in mice […]

Study Shows No Link Between Blocked Veins And MS

Study Shows No Link Between Blocked Veins And MS

Multiple sclerosis can be a debilitating disease for people that some try to resort to unproven treatments in hopes of getting better. There was such an unproven and risky treatment for MS called liberation procedure that aimed to remove the blockage from the veins that drain blood going out of the brain. It was quite […]

Low Fat Diet May Ease Fatigue Associated With MS

Low Fat Diet May Ease Fatigue Associated With MS

New research indicates that multiple sclerosis patients who eat a plant-based low fat diet for a year experience lesser MS-related fatigue symptoms at the end of the year compared to MS patients who do not follow a similar diet. The findings were recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in […]

Ways Of Managing MS

Ways Of Managing MS

Living with multiple sclerosis can be frustrating for some people. The disease can affect people in different ways. While others may be affected with minimal symptoms, others may have it bad. Some may be in an unfortunate situation where the disease can cause debilitating symptoms, such as mobility and balance issues, chronic pain, fatigue and […]

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 […]

Boosting Vitamin D Intake Can Slow Down MS Progression

Boosting Vitamin D Intake Can Slow Down MS Progression

There have recently been several studies that seem to back up the benefits of vitamin D intake on multiple sclerosis. Although a cure for the disease still remain to be discovered, researchers are trying to find ways of trying to slow down the progression of the said disease among sufferers. One study indicates that vitamin […]

Antioxidant Drug Shows Promise Treating MS Symptoms In Mice

Antioxidant Drug Shows Promise Treating MS Symptoms In Mice

A type of antioxidant drug designed by scientists about 12 years ago has been found to be effective in significantly reducing symptoms of multiple sclerosis-like disease in mice. Researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University found that an antioxidant called MitoQ may be effective in treating MS. The said antioxidant has been found to […]