Does Alcohol Consumption Have Any Effect On A Person's Risk Of Developing MS?

By | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 16:37

The amount of alcohol we consume has no effect on our risk of developing multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.

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Sanofi To Appeal FDA's Rejection of MS Drug Due To Fatal Safety Issues

By | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 15:43

Lemtrada, Sanofi’s multiple sclerosis drug, was rejected by the FDA for "serious adverse effects" such as cancer, diabetes, and autoimmune diseases.


Antioxidant Reverses Multiple Sclerosis-Like Disease In Mice

By | Sun, 12/29/2013 - 18:48

The antioxidant MitoQ was shown to reverse nerve damage in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis.


Vitamin D Blocks MS Symptoms In Mouse Model

By | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 17:07

The "sunshine" vitamin D may help protect vital organs from nerve damage associated with multiple sclerosis.

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Vaccine Proven Effective As MS Treatment

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:05

Doctors effectively treated patients showing early symptoms of multiple sclerosis by using a vaccine that is based on a weakened form of bacteria.

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Trevor Bayne, NASCAR Driver, Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis

By | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 12:32

Trevor Bayne, the NASCAR driver, has just been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and he says it will not affect his status in upcoming races.


Parkinson’s Drug Reverses Multiple Sclerosis: New Progress For Regenerative Treatment

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 13:02

Scripps Research Institute devises a new strategy for treating multiple sclerosis in mice with a repurposed Parkinson’s disease drug.

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Venus Narrowing Unrelated To Multiple Sclerosis

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 18:30

A controversial theory that claimed narrow veins led to the development of multiple sclerosis was put to rest after researchers used a more sophisticated imaging technique to measure vein sizes.

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Medical Marijuana Shown Effective In Animal Studies Related To MS

By | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 17:20

Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that THC and CBD, chemical compounds found in marijuana plants, effectively prevented inflammation in the brains and spinal cords of mice with multiple sclerosis-like diseases.


Dance Dance Revolution Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regain Their Balance

By | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:11

People with multiple sclerosis may lose their balance and gain muscle stiffness, but the playing game Dance Dance Revolution may help them loosen up and regain some control.

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Early Spinal Fluid Testing May Predict MS

By | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 15:22

Scientist are researching new ways to detect early signs of multiple sclerosis, and may have found the key in spinal fluid.


Could Sleep Deprivation Aggravate Multiple Sclerosis?

By | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:58

A gene responsible for growth of the brain’s repair cells, oligodendrocytes, is turned on during slumber.

Terry Wahls Before And After MS Diet

Multiple Sclerosis Diet: Doctor Terry Wahls Reverses MS With Diet Alone

By | Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:19

Doctor Terry Wahls goes from riding a tilt-recline wheelchair to an 18-mile bicycle tour within a year on a multiple sclerosis diet alone.

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366 Marathons In 365 Days Cure Annette Fredskov's MS; Tips To Cope With MS

By | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:54

Marathon woman, Annette Fredskov, runs 366 marathons in 365 days as a way to cope with her three year-long battle with MS.

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Multiple Sclerosis May Be Brought On Earlier And More Severely Due To Lack Of Tob1 Gene Expression

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 16:07

Using mice without a specific gene called Tob1, researchers found that the mouse version of multiple sclerosis was exacerbated by a lack of this gene.