Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS), also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata, is an inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord ar...
Multiple sclerosis - Wikipedia
Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results - Business & Innovation
"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.
Researchers discover gene mutation that causes progressive MS
For the first time, researchers have identified a gene mutation that’s directly linked with the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), a difficult-to-diagnose neurodegenerative disease that affects a...
Fasting Diet Has Been Shown To Ease Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms In Early Trial
New research has shown that a diet involving periods of fasting could help fight autoimmune conditions - which are a range of disorders, such as lupus and multiple sclerosis , that occur when a patien...
Breakthrough For MS Patients Thanks To 'Game Changing' Drug Ocrelizumab
Ocrelizumab effectively treated the 10 per cent of patients with a form called primary progressive MS. It was also 50 per cent more effective than exiting treatments for the more common relapsing MS. ...
Low vitamin-D genes linked to sclerosis
BBC LONDON - People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests. The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of peopl...
Coffee intake linked to reduced risk of MS
Compared with people who do not drink coffee, those who consume at least four cups a day may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to new research.
Stem Cell Transplant Improves Physical and Cognitive Symptoms In 50% Of MS Patients
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord. The immune system destroys the patient's own myelin, the protective membrane wrapped about the nerves, thus...
Stem Cell Therapy for MS Shows Promise
This new therapy seeks to reset the immune system by killing it off using high-dose chemotherapy, then restarting it using the patient's own blood stem cells. Doctors harvest and preserve the patient'...
Friendly bacteria residing in the gut triggers MS | Healthy Living
Researchers have found an astonishing evidence that suggests multiple sclerosis(MS) is triggered by natural intestinal flora, the so-called friendly bacteria that reside in the gut.
Multiple sclerosis signs and symptoms
Multiple sclerosis can cause a variety of symptoms: changes in sensation (hypoesthesia), muscle weakness, abnormal muscle spasms, or difficulty moving; difficulties with coordination and balance; prob...
Multiple sclerosis signs and symptoms - Wikipedia
Pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition where the CNS of a person present a special kind of distributed glial scars (sclerosis) which are a remaining of a previous inflammatory demyelination. MS patho...
Pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis - Wikipedia
Treatment of multiple sclerosis
Several therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS) exist, although there is no known cure. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS).T...
Treatment of multiple sclerosis - Wikipedia
Therapies under investigation for multiple sclerosis
Treatments under investigation for multiple sclerosis may improve function, curtail attacks, or limit the progression of the underlying disease. Many treatments already in clinical trials involve drug...
Therapies under investigation for multiple sclerosis - Wikipedia
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI or CCVI) is a term developed by Italian researcher Paolo Zamboni in 2008 to describe compromised flow of blood in the veins draining the central nervo...
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency - Wikipedia
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO) is a disorder of conjugate lateral gaze in which the affected eye shows impairment of adduction. When an attempt is made to gaze contralaterally (relative to the af...
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia - Wikipedia
Researchers discover gene mutation that causes progressive MS
For the first time, researchers have identified a gene mutation that’s directly linked with the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), a difficult-to-diagnose neurodegenerative disease that affects a...
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare autoimmune disease marked by widespread attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord. ADEM typically damages myelin, causing destruction o...
Dawson's fingers
Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) produce lesions (demyelinated areas in the CNS) and glial scars or scleroses. They present different shapes and ...
Dawson's fingers - Wikipedia
Researchers discover gene mutation that causes progressive MS
For the first time, researchers have identified a gene mutation that’s directly linked with the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), a difficult-to-diagnose neurodegenerative disease that affects a...
Patient Reported Outcome Indices for Multiple Sclerosis
The Patient Reported Outcome Indices for Multiple Sclerosis (PRIMUS) is a disease specific patient-reported outcome questionnaire which measures the quality of life (QoL) of patients suffering from mu...
Low vitamin-D genes linked to sclerosis
BBC LONDON - People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests. The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of peopl...
Low vitamin-D genes linked to sclerosis
BBC LONDON - People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests. The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of peopl...
Stem Cell Transplant Improves Physical and Cognitive Symptoms In 50% Of MS Patients
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord. The immune system destroys the patient's own myelin, the protective membrane wrapped about the nerves, thus...
MS Australia
MS Australia is a national, not-for-profit organisation that delivers services to people with Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, the most common chronic neurological disease affecting young Austral...
MS Australia - Wikipedia