Saturday October 21st 2017

‘People’ Archives

‘Little things’ make a big difference for MS patient Dawn Grainger

‘Little things’ make a big difference for MS patient Dawn Grainger

A week and a half after undergoing “liberation” treatment for multiple sclerosis in Costa Rica, Dawn Grainger continues to notice subtle and sometimes surprising improvements. Before the procedure to open constricted veins in her neck, and for several days [Read More]

Controversial treatment leads to modest relief

Controversial treatment leads to modest relief

After years of living with nerve pain — an unbearable burning sensation running up and down her arms — Lilly Cadeau feels some relief. The 24-year-old Washago woman suffers from primary-progressive multiple sclerosis and recently returned from Costa Rica where [Read More]

Woman sings praises of controversial MS treatment

Woman sings praises of controversial MS treatment

No phone calls after 9 p.m. That’s one of Mary Helen Mosterman’s policies. She doesn’t make them, and she doesn’t take them. It’s a courtesy thing. But she was tempted to break that rule last Thursday night when she suddenly felt a warmth in [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]