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Biotech firm seeks volunteers for feedback meeting

October 19, 2018

The goal of meeting is to convene patients with a diagnosis of MS to gain feedback on a patient-centered approach to research.
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Environmental factors may trigger onset of MS

October 18, 2018

The findings may help explain the causes of MS and perhaps pave the way for a treatment or a cure.
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Study: Immunotherapy may provide neuroprotection in MS

October 17, 2018

Researchers could be in a position to achieve neuroprotection without shutting down protective immune responses or blood clotting.
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Link between gut flora and multiple sclerosis discovered

October 15, 2018

A new study suggests gut microbes could play a far greater role in the origin and development of MS than previously assumed.
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Federal spending measure includes $17 million for MS research

September 28, 2018

The measure funds the National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System
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Researchers find well-being differs with age in MS

September 24, 2018

Study: Individuals with MS exhibit less severe depressive symptoms and better quality of life than their younger counterparts.
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Researchers show speed of processing training effective in MS

September 20, 2018

The research underscores the importance of processing speed in overall cognitive function in people with MS
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Study IDs brain's lymphatic vessels as new avenue to treat MS

September 19, 2018

The vessels appear to carry previously unknown messages from the brain to the immune system that ultimately trigger the disease symptoms.
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Study: Gilenya helps children, adolescents with relapsing MS

September 18, 2018

The results of a new study specifically designed for children and adolescents with relapsing forms of MS showed Gilenya linked to significantly lower rates of relapse.
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Biotech firm seeks volunteers for feedback meeting

October 19, 2018

The goal of meeting is to convene patients with a diagnosis of MS to gain feedback on a patient-centered approach to research.
Learn more

Environmental factors may trigger onset of MS

October 18, 2018

The findings may help explain the causes of MS and perhaps pave the way for a treatment or a cure.
Learn more

Study: Immunotherapy may provide neuroprotection in MS

October 17, 2018

Researchers could be in a position to achieve neuroprotection without shutting down protective immune responses or blood clotting.
Learn more

Link between gut flora and multiple sclerosis discovered

October 15, 2018

A new study suggests gut microbes could play a far greater role in the origin and development of MS than previously assumed.
Learn more

Federal spending measure includes $17 million for MS research

September 28, 2018

The measure funds the National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System
Learn more

Researchers find well-being differs with age in MS

September 24, 2018

Study: Individuals with MS exhibit less severe depressive symptoms and better quality of life than their younger counterparts.
Learn more

Researchers show speed of processing training effective in MS

September 20, 2018

The research underscores the importance of processing speed in overall cognitive function in people with MS
Learn more

Study IDs brain's lymphatic vessels as new avenue to treat MS

September 19, 2018

The vessels appear to carry previously unknown messages from the brain to the immune system that ultimately trigger the disease symptoms.
Learn more

Study: Gilenya helps children, adolescents with relapsing MS

September 18, 2018

The results of a new study specifically designed for children and adolescents with relapsing forms of MS showed Gilenya linked to significantly lower rates of relapse.
Learn more

Researchers seek people with MS for study

September 12, 2018

The research is focused on identifying the cognitive mechanisms that underpin and maintain anxiety surrounding illness uncertainty within MS. 
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Researchers: B cells among factors leading to brain lesions in MS

September 05, 2018

Certain B cells activate the specific T cells that cause inflammation in the brain and nerve cell lesions.
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Study: MS drug may slow brain shrinkage

August 31, 2018

The trial’s results point towards a potential new therapy to help people with progressive MS.
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Google seeks volunteers for accessibility study

August 28, 2018

Google is looking for people with accessibility needs who can provide feedback on their use of the product.
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Researchers describe new subtype of MS

August 23, 2018

Findings by Cleveland Clinic researchers support the concept that neurodegeneration and demyelination can occur independently in MS
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Study: Diets high in vegetables and fish may lower MS risk

August 17, 2018

The findings could have implications for improving people’s diets to help lower the risk of MS.
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Study: Remyelination candidates target cholesterol-producing enzymes

July 27, 2018

The study suggests a target for new drugs that may lead to myelin regeneration treatments for people with MS.
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Researchers find molecular key that may delay MS progression

July 25, 2018

Study suggests P2X4Rs modulate inflammatory responses, and identify IVM as a potential candidate to promote myelin repair.
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Study: Cannabis and cannabis-based drugs may impair memory

July 24, 2018

The study may have implications for people who use the drug to combat MS.
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