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Posts Tagged ‘disease’

Trial hints that a vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis may open a new treatment approach to preventing or treating MS

Trial hints that a vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis may open a new treatment approach to preventing or treating MS

Researchers in Italy provide preliminary evidence that a vaccine used in some parts of the world to prevent tuberculosis, called Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), may help people who exhibit early signs of possible MS from developing full-blown, definite MS. Additional, [Read More]

National MS Society Commits $19.4 Million in 38 New Research Projects

National MS Society Commits $19.4 Million in 38 New Research Projects

The National MS Society has just launched 38 new MS research projects, with multiyear commitments totaling $19.4 million. This commitment is the latest in the Society’s relentless research effort to find solutions for everyone affected by MS. [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]