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Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have sampled spinal cords of thirteen people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and five healthy controls, and found that the spinal cord cross sectional...

Using technology designed by Case Western Reserve University and the Advanced Platform Technology and Functional Electrical Stimulation Centres at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs...

Positive findings from a preliminary study involving the Epstein-Barr virus has highlighted a new possible approach for treating multiple sclerosis (MS).

Researchers believe the Epstein-...

Hundreds of British patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) are set to take part in a trial where they will be given simvastatin, a cheap anti-cholesterol drug that could...

Scientists who conducted a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled,...

Novartis has announced the results of a phase IV multiple sclerosis (MS) clinical outcomes and MRI study in the US. It confirmed the effectiveness of Gilenya (fingolimod) in a real-world setting,...

Scientists who evaluated the effectiveness of alemtumzab (Lemtrada) on active relapse remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients over a six year period, found over half achieved no evidence of...

A new badge specially designed to make travelling easier for people who find it difficult to stand has been officially launched by Transport for London.

The blue ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’...

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can show signs of something being wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health...

Lanarkshire’s only specialist MS nurse, Mhairi Coutts, has handed in her notice after working with a caseload of 1,200 patients, which is much larger than the recommended limit.

Her...

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