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Percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy (introducer method) in chronic intestinal pseudo‐obstruction ‐ report of two cases and literature review

Percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy (introducer method) in chronic intestinal pseudo‐obstruction ‐ report of two cases and literature review

We report on two patients with recurrent episodes of chronic intestinal pseudo‐obstruction (CIPO). A 50y old woman with severe multiple sclerosis and a 84y old man with Parkinson's disease and dementia had multiple hospital admissions due to pain and distended abdomen. [Read More]

The Effect of Fingolimod on Conversion of Acute Gadolinium‐Enhancing Lesions to Chronic T1 Hypointensities in Multiple Sclerosis

The Effect of Fingolimod on Conversion of Acute Gadolinium‐Enhancing Lesions to Chronic T1 Hypointensities in Multiple Sclerosis

CONCLUSIONThis pilot study shows a trend of fingolimod on reducing the conversion rate from acute to chronic destructive MS lesions. Such an effect awaits verification in larger randomized prospective studies. (Source: Journal of Neuroimaging) [Read More]

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Government Shutdown’s Impact on People with MS

Government Shutdown’s Impact on People with MS

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Researchers unravel key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Researchers unravel key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

An international team of researchers led by prof. Savvas Savvides has unraveled a crucial aspect of the molecular basis [Read More]

Kessler Foundation wins $735,000 grant for training rehabilitation researchers

Kessler Foundation wins $735,000 grant for training rehabilitation researchers

Guang Yue, PhD, director of Human Performance and Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation, has been awarded a [Read More]

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut

When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. [Read More]

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice, according to a new study by [Read More]