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Liberating Nicole

Liberating Nicole

It’s controversial, unapproved and looked at with skepticism but for some it works and many argue it is live-saving. Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) is a term developed by Italian researcher Paolo Zamboni​ to describe compromised flow of blood in the [Read More]

New treatment splits MS community

New treatment splits MS community

When a progressive, incurable disease, such as multiple sclerosis, meets a possible remedy, such as venal angioplasty, demands for treatment, verification and information soon become overwhelming. In this age of social media, personal anecdotes and comment soon fill [Read More]

MS controversy: Inflating veins, deflating symptoms

MS controversy: Inflating veins, deflating symptoms

About 400,000 people in the United States are prisoners in their own bodies because of Multiple Sclerosis. MS is an autoimmune disease affecting the brain and nervous system, causing nerve impulses to be stopped or slowed. Now, patients are traveling hundreds, even [Read More]

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Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Researchers reveal how a microRNA regenerated myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - in mice with multiple [Read More]

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

Researchers find new gene interaction associated with increased MS risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple [Read More]

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

UVA researchers discover unexpected interaction between men’s testes and immune system

The University of Virginia School of Medicine has again shown that a part of the body thought to be disconnected from [Read More]

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

A federal health agency has found certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively [Read More]

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers [Read More]