Neuroscience

Multiple sclerosis risk in children spotted with MRI brain scans

By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities and relapses that come with the disease. In a new Yale School of Medicine study, researchers examined MRI brain ...

Neuroscience

Fingolimod cuts multiple sclerosis relapses in pediatric patients

(HealthDay)—Among pediatric patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis, fingolimod is associated with a lower rate of relapse but a higher rate of serious adverse events than interferon beta-1a, according to a study published ...

Neuroscience

Scientists develop a drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

A team of scientists has created a new form of a vaccine used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, one of the most severe neurodegenerative autoimmune diseases. The drug has successfully passed pre-clinical trials and ...

Neuroscience

Gene immunotherapy protects against multiple sclerosis in mice

A potent and long-lasting gene immunotherapy approach prevents and reverses symptoms of multiple sclerosis in mice, according to a study published September 21st in the journal Molecular Therapy. Multiple sclerosis is an ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain inflammation linked to depression in multiple sclerosis

Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher rates of depression than the general population, including people with other life-long disabling diseases. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis arise from an abnormal response of the ...

Neuroscience

Wrapping up multiple sclerosis

With one drug to shut down its progression and another to undo its damage, plus a worldwide effort stalking the origins of multiple sclerosis, MS doesn't stand a chance.

Neuroscience

Antidepressant may help combat the course of multiple sclerosis

The antidepressant clomipramine may also alleviate symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), specifically in its progressive form, i.e. when it occurs without relapses or remissions. As yet, drugs for this type of MS have been ...

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