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Could eating meat be linked to multiple sclerosis?

Could eating meat be linked to multiple sclerosis? Published: 31 January 2022 Those who eat meat may have a higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) than those who don’t, a new study has concluded.  Researchers at the University of Connecticut looked at the diet, gut bacteria, immune systems and
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Hope for earlier MS diagnosis thanks to new machine learning algorithm

Hope for earlier MS diagnosis thanks to new machine learning algorithmPublished: 10 January 2022 A new machine learning algorithm devised by scientists at the University of California San Francisco could help doctors diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) earlier, by analysing healthcare records and identifying symptoms earlier, a study has found.  There
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Cold may help ease MS symptoms and damage

Cold may help ease MS symptoms and damage Published: 22 November 2021 Exposure to the cold may stop and even undo demyelination caused by multiple sclerosis (MS), a new mouse-model study from the University of Geneva suggests.  Scientists induced an MS-like condition in mice and then exposed them to cold
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Quitting smoking slows MS progression

Quitting smoking slows MS progression Published: 21 October 2021 Quitting smoking may slow disease progression in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) a new large real-world study has found.  Researchers found that in people who had quit smoking, disease progression was slowed to a similar rate of progression seen in people
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Could parasitic infection protect against multiple sclerosis development?

Could parasitic infection protect against multiple sclerosis development? Published: 14 September 2021 Having toxoplasmosis, which is an infection by the parasite toxoplasma gondii, may help to protect against developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new review study.  Toxoplasmosis occurs when a person ingests undercooked meat that’s contaminated with the
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Does the Covid-19 vaccine increase relapse risk for MS?

Does the Covid-19 vaccine increase relapse risk for MS? Published: 10 September 2021 The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine does not increase the risk of relapses in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the two months post administration, a new study has found.  It has been established that the Pfizer vaccine and
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America green lights new stem cell trial for MS

America green lights new stem cell trial for MS Published: 28 July 2021 A Phase 2 clinical trial to assess the efficacy of using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to treat mild to moderate multiple sclerosis (MS) will go ahead in the US after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave
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MS may begin long before diagnosis

MS may begin long before diagnosis Published: 28 June 2021 People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often experience symptoms of the condition years before diagnosis, a new study has found.  It’s already documented that people with MS often need medical attention more regularly than people without the condition before they are
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Enzyme for myelin repair discovered

Enzyme for myelin repair discovered Published: 17 June 2021 Scientists have discovered the enzyme needed to activate the repair of myelin in the body in a mouse-model study.  Called TET1, the enzyme starts to get lost with age, but it is essential in activating the genes involved in repairing myelin,
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