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Even more evidence of and MS and EBV link revealed in T-cell discovery

Even more evidence of and MS and EBV link revealed in T-cell discoveryPublished: 15 September 2022 Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have significantly higher levels of T-cells that are specifically created to recognise the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) compared with healthy people, a new study has found. This discovery adds further evidence
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Eye drug shown to prompt myelin repair in mouse model

Eye drug shown to prompt myelin repair in mouse modelPublished: 02 September 2022 A new study found that medrysone, an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used to treat various eye conditions including allergic conjunctivitis, improved myelin repair in mice with multiple sclerosis (MS). Previous research has suggested the drug activates oligodendrocytes, which are
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The specific exercise therapy for MS that outperforms others

The specific exercise therapy for MS that outperforms others Published: 31 August 2022 A new review of published studies has found aquatic exercise therapy has great benefits for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), including improving balance and easing fatigue, all without side effects. Aquatic therapy is exercise that’s done standing
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Another study finds virus may be trigger for multiple sclerosis

Another study finds virus may be trigger for multiple sclerosisPublished: 30 August 2022 Another link between the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and multiple sclerosis (MS) has been found in a recent study from Germany. Researchers found that people who had infectious mononucleosis had a higher incidence of MS in the ten
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MS drug shown to promote remyelination in mouse study

MS drug shown to promote remyelination in mouse studyPublished: 23 August 2022 Spasticity medication Baclofen promoted the repair of myelin in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found. Most treatments for MS focus on controlling the immune system to help prevent relapses, but repairing myelin
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Prior pregnancy may offer protection from MS

Prior pregnancy may offer protection from MSPublished: 22 August 2022 Having been pregnant reduces the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) according to a new meta-analysis of four studies. The analysis found risk is not affected by the use of oral contraceptives. We know that MS is caused by lots
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Age of MS diagnosis has risen significantly in last 50 years

Average age of MS diagnosis has risen significantly in last 50 yearsPublished: 19 August 2022 The age at which people are experiencing symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been rising according to a new study which looked at data from the last five decades. Researchers found that from 1970 to
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Certain factors predict worse health-related quality of life in MS

Certain factors predict worse health-related quality of life in MSPublished: 19 August 2022 Early factors that can affect the course of a person with multiple sclerosis’ (MS) long-terms health-related quality of life (HRQol) have been identified by a new study. After diagnosis with MS, the factors which predicted worse long-term
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How masculinity can affect men’s health behaviours with MS

How masculinity can affect men’s health behaviours with MSPublished: 17 August 2022 Male multiple sclerosis (MS) patients display different health-related behaviour depending on which masculine ideals they value, according to a new study. MS in men is less common – the condition affects women almost three times more than men,
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