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Researchers Find Way To Tame Immune System in MS

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Multiple sclerosis is a challenging disease to diagnose and treat. But researchers are working hard in order to better understand the said disease and find different ways to treat it with more discoveries along the way. One of the more recent discoveries is finding a possible way of taming an erratic immune response associated with […]

Mechanism That Worsens MS During Infection Onset Found

Mechanism That Worsens MS During Infection Onset Found

Researchers may have found the reason why autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis may worsen at the onset of infection. Scientists from the University of Nottingham discovered a molecular mechanism that may be behind the worsening of MS and other autoimmune diseases when an infection besets an individual suffering from such diseases. The findings were […]

Potential MS Therapy May Damage Brain Cells

Potential MS Therapy May Damage Brain Cells

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease with no cure so far. What sufferers can depend on to deal with their condition is using MS therapy in order to live more normal lives. But researchers has recently discovered that a relatively new type of MS therapy may also damage and kill brain cells. Researchers at the […]

Findings Settle Debate On Two Conflicting Approaches To MS Treatment

Findings Settle Debate On Two Conflicting Approaches To MS Treatment

Finding effective treatments for multiple sclerosis is an ongoing endeavor as a cure still eludes doctors as well as scientists. And it won’t possibly help if there are researchers who believe in conflicting approaches to treating MS. True enough, due to the unknown points regarding the said disease, researchers sometimes find themselves having to find […]

Immune Pathway Identified, Offers Possible Target For Future MS Treatment

Immune Pathway Identified, Offers Possible Target For Future MS Treatment

Researchers from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified a new pathway that may help in controlling the immune balance. Further study into this new pathway may possibly lead to new medications that will block other autoimmune disorders like multiple sclerosis or the discovery of new anti-rejection drugs. The recent study was published in […]

Research Suggest Similarities In Immune System Among People

Research Suggest Similarities In Immune System Among People

Recent studies by US researchers find that the human immune system may have much more similarities than previously believed. This finding may help lead to new ways in detecting, diagnosing and treating autoimmune diseases as well as cancers. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle has developed a new way of sequencing […]