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Dietary supplement reduced relapses in MS patients taking DMTs

Dietary supplement reduced relapses in MS patients taking DMTsPublished: 25 November 2022 A supplement called Neuroaspis plp 10 may lower relapse rates and disability progression in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are taking interferon beta drugs, a new small study in Greece has found. Neuroaspis plp 10 is a
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Diabetes medication effect on MS risk

Diabetes medication effect on MS risk - study reveals interesting resultsPublished: 23 November 2022 The risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in people with diabetes who take anti-hyperglycemic medication (A-HgM) is reduced in young people but increased for older adults and women in particular, according to a new study. Some
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Lesion clue to help predict disability progression

Lesion clue to help predict disability progressionPublished: 11 November 2022 Monitoring lesion expansion can predict disability progression in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) better than other types of lesions assessment, according to a new study. MS is caused by inflammation in the brain and spinal cord, and the damage from
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Disease-modifying therapies linked to increased risk of cervical lesions in women

Disease-modifying therapies linked to increased risk of cervical lesions in womenPublished: 08 November 2022 Taking high-efficacy disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) is linked with an increased risk of abnormalities of the cervix in females with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research suggests. This information is consistent with other research which has associated DMTs
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Smartphone tapping speed may provide clues to MS severity

Smartphone tapping speed may provide clues to MS severityPublished: 01 November 2022 The humble smartphone could be a useful tool for monitoring the severity and progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) according to a new study. Slower typing or tapping speeds were associated with worse measures of MS. Patients whose tapping
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Free MS awareness session for social prescribers!

Free MS awareness session for social prescribers! Are you a social prescriber? Do you work with community link workers? Are you a community or village agent? Or a community connector? Then we have a free multiple sclerosis (MS) awareness session for you. You’re probably asking why your team needs this
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3 steps to help beat stress

3 steps to help beat stress Published 02 November 2022 Stress is bad for multiple sclerosis (MS). Today is Stress Awareness Day, but we all know it’s important to take stock of your mental health not just today, but every day. Stress affects us all at some point and avoiding
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High vitamin B12 for MS

Vitamin B12 for MS Can humble vitamin b12 help improve MS symptoms? Ian Cook investigates If you tell your neurologist you are taking vitamins to treat your multiple sclerosis (MS) you are likely to be met with scepticism or worse. However, there is no reason to be so dismissive. The
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Kennel cough vaccine and MS

Kennel cough vaccine and MS I took my dog to our vet to get the kennel cough vaccine for her (Mobivac nasal spray). The vet asked if anyone in the household had immune system issues, as Mobivac is a live vaccine. I told them I had MS and they said
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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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