Multiple sclerosis

Gut bacteria may contribute to onset of multiple sclerosis

Gut bacteria may contribute to onset of multiple sclerosis

The study states that the gut bacteria along with multiple sclerosis at a young age could also trigger other diseases in later life.
 

Nov 19, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
This protein may help in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

This protein may help in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

A new study has found that a blood-clotting protein prevents repair in the brain and may help patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Nov 03, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
MRI brain scans may help identify MS risk early in children

MRI brain scans may help identify MS risk early in children

Having MRI findings of MS without any symptoms of the disease has been termed radiologically isolated syndrome (RIS) and previously had only been seen in adults.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of multiple sclerosis: Study

Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of multiple sclerosis: Study

MS is a disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.

Jul 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Medical breakthrough! Mystery behind multiple sclerosis revealed, as scientists discover cause of disease

Medical breakthrough! Mystery behind multiple sclerosis revealed, as scientists discover cause of disease

Affecting more women than men, multiple sclerosis victimizes around 2.5 million people around the world. Typically, people are diagnosed in their 20s and 30s.

Apr 24, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of disease

Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of disease

Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune disease where the body attacks the protective coating, known as myelin, around brain cells.

Apr 21, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
Doctors successfully treat 24-year-old girl MS patient with bone marrow transplant

Doctors successfully treat 24-year-old girl MS patient with bone marrow transplant

Doctors have successfully treated a 24-year-old girl, suffering from Multiple Sclerosis with bone marrow transplant (BMT).

Apr 21, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
US FDA approves first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat aggressive multiple sclerosis

US FDA approves first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat aggressive multiple sclerosis

US Food and Drug Administration regulators have approved the first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat adult people with an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis.

Apr 01, 2017, 22:45 PM IST

Exercise may not reduce risk of developing multiple sclerosis

Exercise may not reduce a woman's risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) -- a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged, finds a study.

Oct 02, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Multiple sclerosis: 15 warning signs you might have the condition

Although MS can occur in young children and older odults, the condition most commonly affects people between the ages of 20 and 50.

Jul 25, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

Brain inflammation may cause depression in MS patients, reveals study

A new study has shown that patients suffering with multiple sclerosis have higher chances of depression as a result of inflammation in the brain region.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Genetic mutation can cause multiple sclerosis, say scientists

Multiple sclerosis is known to run in certain families, but attempts to find genes linked to the disease have been elusive.

Jun 02, 2016, 09:26 AM IST

Gene connected to multiple sclerosis discovered, claim scientists!

Characterised by the onset of chronic, neurodegenerative damage of the central nervous system, this unpredictable, often disabling disease disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body by attacking the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibres.
 

May 29, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Do yoga, aquatic exercise to get relieve symptoms from multiple sclerosis

A new study suggests that one can easily get reduce the pain by doing yoga and aquatic exercises regularly.

May 04, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

Epilepsy drug brings hope for multiple sclerosis patients

Currently there are no neuroprotective drugs available for MS sufferers, whose nerve fibres are attacked by their own immune system.

Jan 31, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

Vitamin D3 can treat multiple sclerosis

If you are suffering from a multiple sclerosis, then you must consume vitamin D3, as it can boost up your immune system.

Dec 31, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

'Bad' white blood cells responsible for multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is considered to be a disease controlled by the T cell, a type of white blood cell.

Oct 27, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Alzheimer's blood test comes closer to reality

The blood test has also shown promise in detecting other diseases, including Parkinsons's, multiple sclerosis and breast cancer

Oct 19, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

High salt intake risk factor for multiple sclerosis

Diets high in sodium may be a risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) by influencing immune cells that cause the disease, a new study in mice suggests.

Aug 08, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

High salt intake may increase multiple sclerosis risk

Diets high in sodium may be a novel risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system.

Aug 06, 2015, 14:00 PM IST