Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, spinal cord damage and multiple sclerosis, ac…
How metabolites target brain-homing immune cells to treat multiple sclerosis
A new study details how metabolites can be used to inhibit epigenetic mechanisms and effectively treat multiple sclerosis and a range of other diseases.
Disability progression in multiple sclerosis linked to income, education
Neighborhood income and education level is associated with risk of disability progression in patients with multiple sclerosis, suggests new research.
New compound offers superior therapeutic approach to treat MS
Previous studies have shown that estrogens and estrogen-like compounds reduce multiple sclerosis-like inflammation and disability in mice. At first glance these treatments appear promising, but they carry a host of negative side effects, from feminizin…
Food allergies and multiple sclerosis: New link
Investigating the correlation between allergy and inflammatory disease activity, a team of investigators has found new evidence connecting food allergies and relapses of multiple sclerosis.
Scientists create new map of brain’s immune system
A team of researchers under the direction of the Medical Center — University of Freiburg has created an entirely new map of the brain’s own immune system in humans and mice.
Newly discovered immune cells play role in inflammatory brain diseases
A team of researchers has succeeded in demonstrating in an animal model that previously entirely unknown types of immune cells are present in the inflamed brain in the course of multiple sclerosis (MS). The discovery was made by means of a new, high-re…