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Cannabis medicine improved MS symptom in small study

Cannabis medicine improved MS symptom in small studyPublished: 24 October 2022 People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who were treated with nabiximols – which contains compounds of the cannabis plant and is licenced in the UK under the brand name Sativex – saw their spasticity reduced and had improved arm and
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Study finds EBV may be leading environmental cause of MS

Study finds EBV may be leading environmental cause of MSPublished: 19 October 2022 A new Spanish study has found people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are much more likely to have Epstein-Bar virus (EBV) antibodies than healthy individuals. EBV causes glandular fever and is very common among the general population. Previous
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This diet is linked to lower disability risk in MS

This diet is linked to lower disability risk in MSPublished: 18 October 2022 A new study has found the Mediterranean diet is linked with a lower risk of disability and reported multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai tested whether adherence to a
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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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Sense of smell may reveal disease activity in MS

Sense of smell may reveal disease activity in MSPublished: 10 October 2022 Testing someone’s sense of smell might help doctors to monitor the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study. Just under a third of the patients evaluated had signs of loss of smell in clinical evaluations.
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This supplement may ease MS severity

This supplement may ease MS severityPublished: 07 October 2022 A recent study found that guar gum, which is a dietary fibre people take as a supplement, reduced inflammation and disease severity in mice with multiple sclerosis. Fibre in general is recommended for people with MS, as it’s known to help
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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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