Saturday October 21st 2017

‘MS in the News’ Archives

New study fuels debate about benefits of vitamin D

New study fuels debate about benefits of vitamin D

Is the vitamin D miracle just a hoax? Many scientific experts are asking that question as the number of studies casting doubt on the ability of vitamin D to help prevent cancer, multiple sclerosis, heart disease and other maladies, continues to grow. The latest setback on [Read More]

Prof. Lutz Harms on the origin and treatment of MS

Prof. Lutz Harms on the origin and treatment of MS

The Berlin neurologist tells us why there is still no cure for the autoimmune disorder, and how patients can be helped nonetheless. [Read More]

Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis: Study

Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis: Study

Vitamin D may slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) and also reduce harmful brain activity, a new study suggests. Correcting vitamin D deficiency early in the course of the disease is important, according to the report, published online Jan. 20 in JAMA Neurology. [Read More]

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Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of [Read More]

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

After learning that he has multiple sclerosis, Dr. Joe Robertson was in denial. Then he realized there was no other [Read More]

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They [Read More]

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple [Read More]

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the [Read More]