Multiple sclerosis

Christina Applegate has multiple sclerosis

Emmy award-winning actor Christina Applegate has shared that she has multiple sclerosis and revealed that it has been a 'strange journey'.

Aug 11, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

Selma Blair diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Blair also thanked celebrity friends Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze and Jaime King for their support. 

Oct 22, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

For the study, team examined health records of 14,000 people with multiple sclerosis and compared them to the health records of 67,000 people without the disease.

Jul 18, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

New imaging agent may guide therapy for brain diseases

Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments for people with various neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Apr 03, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Multiple sclerosis can be detected by a simple blood test

The research identified two natural biomarker compounds, which have been linked to multiple sclerosis.

Dec 15, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Disabled people can rely on fruits, veggies to fight condition

Acording to a study, eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may lower disability and also reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Dec 07, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Multiple sclerosis drugs may combat multi-resistant bacteria

Results have shown that the drug kills half of the Pseudomonas bacteria, a genus of Gram-negative bacteria, in specimens from patients with cystic fibrosis who are often exposed to the bacteria in the lungs.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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