How Rogue Astrocytes Cause Neurodegeneration
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How Rogue Astrocytes Cause Neurodegeneration

  You have a number of different cells throughout your body, all of which perform different functions or provide support. One extremely interesting type are astrocytes, star-shaped glial cells that…

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1.95 Million Dollar Grant from the NIH will Support Research for Multiple Sclerosis and Related Diseases
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1.95 Million Dollar Grant from the NIH will Support Research for Multiple Sclerosis and Related Diseases

Leszek Ignatowicz, a researcher from Georgia State University, recently received a 5 year, almost 2 million dollar grant from the NIH for his investigation into multiple sclerosis (MS). This project…

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Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Patients in the US Now Have Access to a New Treatment
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Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Patients in the US Now Have Access to a New Treatment

According to a story from Multiple Sclerosis News Today, the drug company Bristol-Myers Squibb recently announced that its drug ozanimod (marketed as Zeposia) is now available for public use in…

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TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders
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TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders

According to MedScape, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors present severe issues for patients with autoimmune disorders. In particular, patients exposed to TNF inhibitors may experience inflammation throughout their central nervous…

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Scientists Have Discovered a New Approach to Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists at the Tohoku University reported in Asia Research News that antibodies are responsible for the difference between various disorders and multiple sclerosis (MS). These disorders affect the myelin sheath…

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A New and Beneficial Tactic for People with Multiple Sclerosis? Mindfulness Training
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A New and Beneficial Tactic for People with Multiple Sclerosis? Mindfulness Training

Being at peace with ourselves and our lives makes daily living so much easier. Of course, sometimes it's easier said than done. But one tactic may help improve comfort, confidence,…

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A Multiple Sclerosis Treatment May Aid SYT1-Associated Neurodevelopmental Disorder Patients Too!
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A Multiple Sclerosis Treatment May Aid SYT1-Associated Neurodevelopmental Disorder Patients Too!

Edwin Chapman, who works at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been studying neurons for most of his career. He and his team recently made a discovery regarding SYT1-associated neurodevelopmental disorder.…

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ANCA Vasculitis Could Be Severe Complication of Lemtrada
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ANCA Vasculitis Could Be Severe Complication of Lemtrada

According to ANCA Vasculitis News, recent research shows that patients with multiple sclerosis who are being treated with Lemtrada are at greater risk of developing severe ANCA vasculitis. The drug therapy…

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New Method Easily Distinguishes Between Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica
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New Method Easily Distinguishes Between Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica

  Technological advancement throughout the world will ultimately lead to new ideas and strategies within the medical realm. As reported by Azo Sensors, a team of Brazilian researchers is already…

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Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Use Robotic Exoskeleton for Movement Improvement
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Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Use Robotic Exoskeleton for Movement Improvement

According to WMC5, a research study out of Cleveland, OH, has been testing the impact of robotic exoskeletons on movement for patients with multiple sclerosis. For Kathy Miska, this is…

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Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study on Systemic Sclerosis
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Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study on Systemic Sclerosis

  A news release from Benzinga shares that biotechnology company Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals is beginning a Phase 2 clinical study on EHP-101 as a treatment for patients with systemic sclerosis.…

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