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Never drinking alcohol raises MS risk

Never drinking alcohol raises MS risk Published: 12 November 2021 Never drinking alcohol increases your risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found, especially if you smoke or used to smoke.  Previous studies have found that alcohol decreases the immune system’s activity, and researchers say this may
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Molecular target could stop demyelination

Molecular target could stop demyelination Published: 14 September 2020 A study from the University of Edinburgh has discovered a molecular target that can protect nerves from damage in multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice.  Researchers have been working more than a decade to analyse a natural mechanism in the body which
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New subset of monocytes offers hope for MS treatment

New subset of monocytes offers hope for MS treatment Published: 29 April 2020 A new mouse model study has suggested targeting a subset of monocytes, a type of immune cell, might be a better way to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) than targeting all of the immune system’s cells, which is
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