Multiple Sclerosis

Epstein-barr Virus Suspected As Cause Of Multiple Sclerosis

TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 -- The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) possibly may cause multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online Jan. 13 in Science. Kjetil Bjornevik, M.D., Ph.D., from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Medical Research, Harvard University

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New Mri Technique Could Improve Diagnosis And Treatment Of Multiple Sclerosis

It is important that multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed and treated as early as possible in order to delay progression of the disease. The technique of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a key role in this process. A new MRI technique could...

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Health Highlights: Jan. 14, 2022

Could the 'mono' virus be a cause of MS? Researchers have long suspected that the Epstein-Barr virus might play a role in multiple sclerosis, and now a new study strengthens the case. The study found the risk of developing MS shot up 32-fold after...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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Study Identifies Epstein-barr As A Leading Candidate For Cause Of Multiple Sclerosis

A new study published Jan. 13 in Science reports that Epstein-Barr virus infection - known for causing mononucleosis or "mono," could be a primary cause for multiple sclerosis.
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Study Identifies Epstein-barr As A Leading Candidate For Cause Of Multiple Sclerosis

A new study published Jan. 13 in Science reports that Epstein-Barr virus infection - known for causing mononucleosis or "mono," could be a primary cause for multiple sclerosis.
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Selma Blair Shares Candid Health Update Amid Ms Treatment

Actress and champion multiple sclerosis (MS) fighter Selma Blair shared a candid health update on social media on January 9 and fans were quick to shower the Hellboy star with their love and support. Posting for her 2.7 million followers on...
Related topics: Social Media, Instagram

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Scientists Identify Gut-derived Metabolites That Play A Role In Neurodegeneration

A New York-based, multi-institutional research team has found high levels of three toxic metabolites produced by gut bacteria in the cerebrospinal fluid and plasma samples of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The important findings further...
Related topics: Medical Research, Bacteria

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First Detailed Images Of Als Molecule Opens Door To Therapies

Scientists have determined for the first time the structure of the molecule associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple other neurodegenerative diseases. The scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory for...
Related topics: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Medical Research

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New Study Sheds Light On Link Between Sun Exposure And Ms

A new study suggests that children, teens and young adults who spend more time outdoors during the summer months and live in areas of the country that expose them to greater amounts of ultraviolet light have a lower risk of developing multiple...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Novel Immune Cell Population May Trigger Inflammation In Multiple Sclerosis And Other Brain...

A group of immune cells that normally protect against inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract may have the opposite effect in multiple sclerosis (MS) and other brain inflammation-related conditions, according to a new study. The results suggest...
Related topics: Medical Research

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In Children With Multiple Sclerosis, Teriflunomide Tempers Lesion Growth

A phase 3 clinical trial tested the safety and efficacy of teriflunomide, an oral immunomodulatory drug, in children with multiple sclerosis. Although the medication did not prevent disease relapses to a greater extent than placebo, the option for...
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Placebo

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Report Finds Gruesome Medical Malpractice And Death In Arizona Prisons

A paraplegic man was left to physically deteriorate until his penis had to be amputated. A man with undiagnosed, untreated lung cancer lost 90 pounds and died "slowly and agonizingly" without pain medication. A woman's multiple sclerosis was ignored...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Vibration Training For Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers worked to determine whether vibration training -- an intervention used to improve physical function for people with multiple sclerosis -- could also improve patients' cognitive function and quality of life.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Multiple Sclerosis Drug Improves Memory In Mice Modeling Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers found that glatiramer acetate, a prescription drug currently used to treat patients with multiple sclerosis, improved memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research

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Ms Patients Admit To Using Cannabis, But Rarely Ask For Medical Guidance

(MedPage Today) -- While people with multiple sclerosis (MS) used cannabis to manage various symptoms, they often did not ask their doctor for guidance, according to a study presented at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) meeting...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Clinical Challenges: Managing Cognitive Dysfunction In Multiple Sclerosis

(MedPage Today) -- Cognitive impairment affects an estimated 40-65% of all people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), and there are often deleterious effects on an individual's ability to earn a living, care for their disease, and perform usual...

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Dmts Often Switched During Covid, But Was It Necessary?

Many US clinicians who treat for multiple sclerosis adjusted drug regimens during the pandemic's early months to lower risk for COVID-19 infection -- but they didn't need to, experts say. Medscape Medical News

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Two Diets Linked To Improved Cognition, Fatigue In Ms

Paleolithic elimination and low-saturated fat diets are associated with improvements in fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research

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Some Clarity Around Multiple Sclerosis And Covid-19

New data from this year's ECTRIMS meeting confirm the impact of certain therapeutics on vaccine responses, says Dr Stephen Krieger. Medscape Neurology
Related topics: Vaccines

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Cnn's John King Reveals He Has Multiple Sclerosis

CNN fan favorite anchor John King, who went viral for his coverage during the 2020 election, has revealed a “secret” that he’s “never spoken” before. The 58-year-old anchor revealed he has multiple sclerosis. Click...
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