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Laquinimod suppresses Genes encoding Cell migration in Multiple Sclerosis

Laquinimod suppresses Genes encoding Cell migration in Multiple Sclerosis

Background: Laquinimod is an immunomodulatory drug currently under investigation for oral treatment for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Laquinimod affects the immune system in the periphery and in the central nervous system (CNS), however its molecular [Read More]

Opinion: How can we deny help for MS patients?

Opinion: How can we deny help for MS patients?

The letter from Gael Bullard, a retired nurse, is the best comment from any source I have read on the angioplasty for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. And yet, what nurse Bullard has to say is so patently obvious. She has written with great clarity and has managed to [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]