Possible biomarker of MS-like autoimmune disease discovered

It has been known for several years that the diagnosis "multiple sclerosis" conceals a whole range of different illnesses, each requiring customized treatment. Researchers at the University of Basel and the University Hospital ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple sclerosis: Myelin may be detrimental to nerve fibers

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects millions of people worldwide, and there is currently no cure for this disease of the central nervous system. Damage to the nerve fibers, also called axons, is responsible for the severity of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

How magnesium sulfate benefits preterm babies

Being born too soon exposes babies to many dangerous health conditions, and researchers are tackling one of them by finding out how magnesium sulfate can protect the health of the preterm brain.


OHSU neuroscientist: Grammy nominees are a brainy bunch

The Grammy Awards on Sunday will celebrate the most accomplished musicians of our time, although a neuroscientist at Oregon Health & Science University says music is a boon for virtually anyone who can carry a tune. In fact, ...

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