Posts Tagged ‘nerve cells’

Marijuana Compounds May Protect Against MS Damage

Marijuana Compounds May Protect Against MS Damage

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that is still without cure. Treatments available only serve to address the various symptoms that the disease may exhibit. One of the more controversial treatments involves the use of marijuana. Recent studies seem to bolster the fact that it may help in MS treatment. According to researchers from Tel Aviv

Link Between Virus And MS Key For Future MS Treatments

Link Between Virus And MS Key For Future MS Treatments

Researchers may have found some proof regarding the link between virus and multiple sclerosis. Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have shown in a study just how a particular virus can trick the immune system into triggering inflammation that can cause damage to the nerve cells in the brain which is typically what happens

Study Suggests Nerve Cell Damage In MS May Be Reversible

Study Suggests Nerve Cell Damage In MS May Be Reversible

University researchers from Munich, Germany have discovered that nerve cells may start to degenerate spontaneously even though their protective myelin coating still remains intact. The researchers also discovered that if treated early, the said process can be reversed in mice. This recent discovery may also possibly lead to new treatment targets for MS. The said