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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mindfulness reduces this common problem in multiple sclerosis

Mindfulness reduces this common problem in multiple sclerosis Published: 04 May 2021 Mindfulness can reduce depression in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study has found.  The research, which took place in an outpatient clinic in Germany, found that reducing depression also led to a reduction in fatigue.  A
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