Saturday October 21st 2017

‘People’ Archives

A long way to go for treatment

A long way to go for treatment

Paula Brown of Chatham says she feels alive again! The 50-year-old homemaker, who has suffered with multiple sclerosis for the past 16 years, is fresh home from Mexico. She underwent an angioplasty procedure for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency at the Sanoviv [Read More]

MS treatment works, patient says

MS treatment works, patient says

Margaret Bryant, 72, was dancing around her kitchen yesterday. She had just carried two cups of tea across the room, baked a batch of muffins and not used her cane all week. “I feel absolutely incredible because I haven’t walked without my cane for 13 [Read More]

‘I want to walk again’: MS patient

‘I want to walk again’: MS patient

Phil Mitton is sitting on a couch, hunched over with a pillow between his chest and legs. He reaches over for a chair and pulls it closer to him. Moving slowing and deliberately, he pulls himself off the couch and twists his body into the chair. He catches his breath for a [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]