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July 3, 2023

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Genetic Variant Linked With Faster Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

A study of more than 22,000 people with multiple sclerosis (MS) has for the first time identified a genetic variant associated with faster progression of the disease, an accumulation of disability that can rob patients of their mobility and independence over time. Multiple sclerosis begins as an ...

What Makes Multiple Sclerosis Worse, and How to Make It Better

科学家发现的第一个遗传标记S severity, opening the door to preventing long-term ...

Can This Medication Reverse MS? Brain Biomarker Shows It Can

A decade after scientists identified an over-the-counter antihistamine as a treatment for multiple sclerosis, researchers have developed an approach to measure the drug's effectiveness in repairing the brain, making it possible to also assess future therapies for the devastating ...

怀孕激素维修髓鞘损伤in MS Mouse Model

A new study has identified a treatment that could repair myelin in the cortex, undoing some of the damage caused by ...

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Researchers Offer Roadmap for Identifying New Neuroprotective Treatments by Leveraging Sex Differences

Sex differences in the aging brain may offer an enticing clue for developing more effective neuroprotective treatments, according to a new research ...

Study Advances Knowledge of Role of Brain Pathology and Cognitive Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers demonstrate the relationship between the rate of cognitive fatigue in MS and microstructural brain changes. The findings promise to advance development of clinical interventions for ...

Fish to Help in Search for MS Drugs

The zebrafish serves as a model organism for researchers around the world: it can be used to study important physiological processes that also take place in a similar form in the human body. It is ...

Health Care Spending May Help Explain Link Between Multiple Sclerosis and Latitude

Researchers have known people who live farther from the equator are more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) and have often attributed that to vitamin D exposure. But countries farther from the ...

Quality of Life With Multiple Sclerosis May Depend on Several Factors

Quality of life is a measure of a person's level of comfort, health and happiness. For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found there are specific factors that may affect a ...

Virtual Reality Technology Could Strengthen Effects of Traditional Rehabilitation for Multiple Sclerosis

By increasing sensory input and promoting multisensory processing, virtual reality may increase the effectiveness of traditional cognitive rehabilitation and exercise training in individuals with MS, ...

A New Treatment Reduces Inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis Mice Models

Researchers managed to reduce chronic inflammation associated with multiple sclerosis in mice thanks to the administration of a type of lipid that mediates ...

Total Economic Burden of MS in United States Is More Than $85 Billion

The estimated cost of multiple sclerosis (MS) reached $85.4 billion in 2019 in the United States, according to a new report. In addition, when researchers compared people with MS to people without MS ...

Behavioral Treatment for Deficits of Facial Affect Recognition in Multiple Sclerosis

A recent study has demonstrated efficacy for the behavioral intervention, EMOPRINT, for treating deficits of facial recognition in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). The study provides Class I ...

Researchers Develop New Antibody Test to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers have validated a new antibody test to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS), a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal ...

Research Suggests Interrupting Immune Response Improves Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that damages neurons. New research looks at the role that a protein, STAT5, plays in the development of ...


New Discovery May Help Reduce Side Effects of Multiple Sclerosis Drugs

Investigators have discovered how a drug for multiple sclerosis interacts with its targets, a finding that may pave the way for better ...

Milk May Exacerbate MS Symptoms

Multiple sclerosis sufferers often complain of more severe disease symptoms after consuming dairy products. Researchers have now found a possible cause for this. According to the study, a protein in ...

Myelination Determines the Nerve Cell Power of Inhibition, Study Finds

Researchers shed new light on how myelin loss might underpin aberrant brain activity which have been observed in people with multiple sclerosis. The study suggests that myelination, however patchy on ...

Multiple Sclerosis: Study With Twins Untangles Environmental and Genetic Influences

Researchers have studied the immune system of pairs of monozygotic twins to identify the influence of the environment and of genetics in cases of multiple sclerosis. In the process, they may have ...

New Genetic Clues on Multiple Sclerosis Risk

An international team of researchers has discovered that a cell type in the central nervous system known as oligodendrocytes might have a different role in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) ...

Meat, MS and the Microbiome

Eating more meat, having less of certain bacteria in the gut, and more of certain immune cells in the blood, all link with multiple sclerosis, reports a team of researchers. The work teased out ...

New MRI Technique Could Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

It is important that multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed and treated as early as possible in order to delay progression of the disease. The technique of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a key ...

Epstein-Barr Virus May Be Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

A new study provides compelling evidence of causality between Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis. It suggests that most MS cases could be prevented by stopping EBV infection, and that ...

Can a Human Microglial Atlas Guide Brain Disorder Research?

Researchers analyzed thousands of microglia from different brain regions of deceased patients who had been diagnosed with a variety of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. Their results ...

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