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Metformin boosts cognition in rat model MS study

Metformin boosts cognition in rat model MS study Published: 11 August 2021 A new study found that diabetes medication metformin helped improve coordination, lessen cognitive impairment and normalise neuronal activity in a rat model of multiple sclerosis (MS).  Metformin works by activating a protein called adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK)
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Home-based exercise is an effective alternative for people with MS

Home-based exercise is an effective alternative for people with MS Published: 17 June 2021 Home-based rehabilitation can be helpful for easing fatigue, improving motor and cognitive function, and life quality for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new clinical trial has found.  The study assigned 15 people with MS to
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Mindfulness training may boost cognitive and emotional wellbeing

Mindfulness training may boost cognitive and emotional wellbeing Published: 28 July 2020 Just four weeks of mindfulness meditation could help to improve emotional balance and thinking ability in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), and even more so than cognitive training, new research had found.  The study split 61 patients randomly
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Cognitive impairment worsens during relapse

Cognitive impairment worsens during relapse Published: 10 March 2020 A new study has found that people who experience a relapse from multiple sclerosis (MS) tend to see a decline in cognitive test scores, and sometimes don’t experience a full recovery.  A team of scientists from the University of Buffalo looked
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Cognitive decline in MS may not be progressive or inevitable

Cognitive decline in MS may not be progressive or inevitable Published: 13 February 2020 Progressive cognitive decline for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may not be as inevitable as once thought, a new 10-year study has found.  The study even found that for some patients, a ‘bouncing back’ effect took
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