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The world of MS information changes rapidly. Breakthroughs in understanding the mechanisms of MS, its cause, and its treatment come at a rapid pace. And there's so much to know just about managing the disease in your daily life! 

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Study: Improvements, few side effects with new stem cell treatment 

September 19, 2022

Biomarker analyses showed consistent treatment effects in neuroinflammation and neuroprotection pathways.
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MS Focus Providing Relief for Disaster Survivors

September 19, 2022

MS Focus has announced that the organization’s Cooling Program is being reopened for those in disaster zones.
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Healthcare spending may help explain link between MS and latitude

August 26, 2022

A new analysis shows the amount a country spends on healthcare may help explain the link between MS and latitude.
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Monkeypox vaccine and MS

August 15, 2022

Jynneos, is a nonreplicating live vaccine and is felt to be safe for all, regardless of immune status.
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Processing training has sustained benefits for individuals with MS  

May 25, 2022

Effective ways to improve processing speed in this population have the potential to enhance outcomes.
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Findings open way for personalized MS treatment

May 23, 2022

Researchers identified four new target molecules of potential significance for future personalised treatment of MS.
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Study: Interpersonal emotion regulation beneficial for countering depression in MS

May 20, 2022

This study, the first to provide Class 1 evidence of IER’s efficacy in the MS population, is an important step in addressing psychological comorbidities.
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MS patients with higher B cell counts have a better vaccine response

May 19, 2022

The levels of B cells before vaccination also did not affect the T-cell response, which suggests all patients have a certain benefit from the vaccination, even if antibodies are not formed.
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Researchers seek participants for parenting and MS online survey

May 10, 2022

Researchers are seeking participants for a survey aimed at gaining a better understanding of parenting among mothers with MS.
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Study: Improvements, few side effects with new stem cell treatment 

September 19, 2022

Biomarker analyses showed consistent treatment effects in neuroinflammation and neuroprotection pathways.
Learn more

MS Focus Providing Relief for Disaster Survivors

September 19, 2022

MS Focus has announced that the organization’s Cooling Program is being reopened for those in disaster zones.
Learn more

Healthcare spending may help explain link between MS and latitude

August 26, 2022

A new analysis shows the amount a country spends on healthcare may help explain the link between MS and latitude.
Learn more

Monkeypox vaccine and MS

August 15, 2022

Jynneos, is a nonreplicating live vaccine and is felt to be safe for all, regardless of immune status.
Learn more

Processing training has sustained benefits for individuals with MS  

May 25, 2022

Effective ways to improve processing speed in this population have the potential to enhance outcomes.
Learn more

Findings open way for personalized MS treatment

May 23, 2022

Researchers identified four new target molecules of potential significance for future personalised treatment of MS.
Learn more

Study: Interpersonal emotion regulation beneficial for countering depression in MS

May 20, 2022

This study, the first to provide Class 1 evidence of IER’s efficacy in the MS population, is an important step in addressing psychological comorbidities.
Learn more

MS patients with higher B cell counts have a better vaccine response

May 19, 2022

The levels of B cells before vaccination also did not affect the T-cell response, which suggests all patients have a certain benefit from the vaccination, even if antibodies are not formed.
Learn more

Researchers seek participants for parenting and MS online survey

May 10, 2022

Researchers are seeking participants for a survey aimed at gaining a better understanding of parenting among mothers with MS.
Learn more

Study: Rate of MS similarly high in Black and white people

May 09, 2022

MS prevalence was lower among Hispanic and Asian people.
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A new treatment reduces inflammation in MS mice models

April 27, 2022

The use of mediator substances could become a good strategy for the treatment of MS. 
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Identifying the specific brain network to suppress MS tremor via DBS

April 18, 2022

The researchers said that by combining the MRI analysis and computer simulations, they were able to construct a model that identified brain networks.
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Report: Total economic burden of MS in U.S. is more than $85 billion

April 14, 2022

In 2019, The excess medical cost per person was $65,612.
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Researchers develop new antibody test to diagnose MS

April 12, 2022

The findings may represent a cost savings as well as an automated alternative to the arsenal of tests used to diagnose MS.
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Ocrevus data show benefit in disability progression and cognitive decline in MS

April 05, 2022

After one year, 75 percent of Ocrevus-treated patients with SPMS and PPMS achieved no evidence of progression.
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Study reveals pandemic-specific depression, anxiety among individuals with MS

April 04, 2022

The findings raise awareness of COVD-19-related stress and have implications for treating mental health issues in MS.
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Study: Interrupting immune response improves MS outcomes

April 01, 2022

The study focused on STAT5, one of the many proteins circulating in the body that can metaphorically turn genes on or off.
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Study suggests possible milk allergy, MS link

March 23, 2022

The findings do not mean that hypersensitivity to casein necessarily leads to the development of MS, the researchers emphasized.
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