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Comorbidities, Both Physical and Mental, Are Pervasive in MS

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Individuals with MS have excessive rates of physical and mental health comorbidities, which can affect health-related quality of life

The link between multiple physical comorbidities and mental health comorbidities is strong among Scottish people with MS, according to findings from a cross-sectional analysis published in BMC Neurology.


Clinical Research, Drug Development, Laboratory Research, Meetings, Methods, People

MS Research Roundup: June 4, 2014

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Special CMSC Meeting Edition: Exercise and Aggressive Rehabilitation; Patient Satisfaction With CCSVI; Ambitious MS Database Being Planned
This edition of MS Research Roundup concentrates on the joint meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers and the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis...
Clinical Research, Meetings, People

Nasal Vaccine May Be Effective for SPMS

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A study in a mouse model of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis suggests that a nasal vaccine that regulates innate immunity may halt clinical disease and neurodegeneration
Most multiple sclerosis patients are initially diagnosed with the relapsing-remitting form of the disease, but over time...
Laboratory Research, Meetings

Low-Dose Naltrexone and Met-Enkephalin Improve EAE Mice

Widely touted in multiple sclerosis patient communities, low-dose naltrexone does appear to improve disease scores in about half of mice with an experimentally induced version of MS. Researchers found a similar pattern of results with met-enkephalin.
A growing subculture of MS patients and clinicians has been touting low-dose...
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Make Way for Another MS Model?

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In a head-to-head comparison of four MS models, one based on HSV-1 infection shows its value
It’s caused plenty of embarrassment, but the virus that triggers cold sores could also provide insight into...
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Decoding Brain Disease

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Computer analyses extract new insights from MS patient data
Since he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, Curtis Schreiner, a three-time U.S. Olympian in the biathlon, has...
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