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Immunotherapy

New Immunotherapy Targeting Blood-Clotting Protein Protects Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease...

Normally, the blood protein fibrin does not enter the brain. But in several neurological disorders, the blood-brain barrier—which keeps large molecules in the blood...
multiple sclerosis

Study Hones in on Causes of MS Disability

“Determining the mechanism that may be contributing to nerve cell damage could help us develop new drugs that better treat the disability caused by...
Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis: How Scientists Developed a Breakthrough Drug

Imagine waking up to a world that blurs in front of you. Heading to the kitchen for breakfast, you’re hit with a wave of...
multiple sclerosis

New Drug Target for Remyelination in MS Is Identified by UB...

Remyelination, the spontaneous regeneration of the fatty insulator in the brain that keeps neurons communicating, has long been seen as crucial to the next...
cancer

Why Randomized Trials for Proton Therapy Are Difficult to Complete (And...

Randomized clinical trials are the gold standard of cancer research and can shed light on whether innovative, new therapies with great potential actually have...
Blood Mutations

Blood Mutations Could Contaminate Genetic Analyses of Tumors

Genetic mutations in blood cells that have made their way into tumors could be red herrings that mislead physicians looking for genetic changes in...
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New MS Guidelines Call for Treatment Sooner

Multiple Sclerosis (MS), impacts about 400,000 people and is a leading cause of disability in the United States.MS is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects...
spinal cord

MRI Technique Detects Spinal Cord Changes in MS Patients

A Vanderbilt University Medical Center-led research team has shown that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can detect changes in resting-state spinal cord function in patients...
multiple sclerosis

Our Vulnerable Nervous System: What Affects Its Protective Sheaths?

According to the Deutsche Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft (German Multiple Sclerosis Society), around 200,000 people in Germany suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS) – a serious...
Head Injuries

Patients with Severe Head Injuries Have Better Outcomes When Treated by...

Patients who sustain severe head injuries tend to have better outcomes if they are taken to a designated trauma center, but 44 percent of...
canola oil

Maintaining Canola Oil Quality

Canola and other edible oils are easily affected by light irradiation or heat treatment. Since such processes deteriorate the oil quality such as flavor...
neurodegenerative diseases

Stem Cell Researchers Develop New Method to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases in...

All stem cells are immature, and pluripotent stem cells are the most immature among them: they can give rise to all different cell types...
multiple sclerosis

Effects of Estrogen Treatment Combat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Findings A study by UCLA researchers reveals the cellular basis for how the hormone estrogen protects against damage to the central nervous system in women...
multiple sclerosis

Researchers Find Potential Path to Repair Nerves Damaged by Multiple Sclerosis

Findings A UCLA study found that gene expression in specific cells and in specific regions of the body can provide a more precise, neuroprotective approach...
Multiple Sclerosis

Lipid Metabolism Controls Regeneration in the Central Nervous System

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, in which the body's own immune cells attack the fatty, insulating...
hologram

Two Holograms in One Surface

A team at Caltech has figured out a way to encode more than one holographic image in a single surface without any loss of...
holograms

Two Holograms in One Surface

A team at Caltech has figured out a way to encode more than one holographic image in a single surface without any loss of...
multiple sclerosis

Taurine Lends Hand to Repair Cells Damaged in Multiple Sclerosis

New research suggests that administering taurine, a molecule naturally produced by human cells, could boost the effectiveness of current multiple sclerosis (MS) therapies. Scientists...
Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Gut Bacteria, Rutgers Study Finds

Exposure to certain gut bacteria – particularly in young adulthood – may trigger multiple sclerosis, according to researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical...
neurosarcoidosis

Drug’s Effectiveness for Neurosarcoidosis Studied

A drug commonly prescribed for Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis is also effective for treating neurosarcoidosis, according to new research led by Vanderbilt neurologists.Remicade...