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A demyelinating disease is any disease of the nervous system in which the myelin sheath of neurons is damaged. This impairs the conduction of signals in the affected nerves, causing impairment in sensation, movement, cognition, or other functions depending on which nerves are involved.
Common acne medication can slow progress of relapsing-remitting MS, trial shows

Common acne medication can slow progress of relapsing-remitting MS, trial shows

Demyelination may not be good indicator of MS progression, study finds

Demyelination may not be good indicator of MS progression, study finds

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Genentech grant funds home-based telemedicine program for treating MS patients

Genentech grant funds home-based telemedicine program for treating MS patients

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

New therapeutic agent shows potential for treating optic neuritis linked to multiple sclerosis

New therapeutic agent shows potential for treating optic neuritis linked to multiple sclerosis

Cell therapy product can accelerate brain remyelination in mice

Cell therapy product can accelerate brain remyelination in mice

Researchers develop antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis

Researchers develop antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis

S1P1R variation may cause differential patient responses to fingolimod treatment

S1P1R variation may cause differential patient responses to fingolimod treatment

Researchers discover ANKRD55 gene linked to multiple sclerosis

Researchers discover ANKRD55 gene linked to multiple sclerosis

Common antihistamine may partially reverse damage to visual system in multiple sclerosis patients

Common antihistamine may partially reverse damage to visual system in multiple sclerosis patients

Right brain predicts post-stroke speech recovery

Right brain predicts post-stroke speech recovery

Neuroprotection powers for phenytoin in acute optic neuritis

Neuroprotection powers for phenytoin in acute optic neuritis

Low-oxygen exposure shortly after birth may increase learning and behavioral disorder risks

Low-oxygen exposure shortly after birth may increase learning and behavioral disorder risks

Novoron Bioscience receives NIH grant to study novel therapeutic approach for multiple sclerosis

Novoron Bioscience receives NIH grant to study novel therapeutic approach for multiple sclerosis

Study: Brain cell death may trigger multiple sclerosis

Study: Brain cell death may trigger multiple sclerosis

Researchers reveal molecular mechanism that controls remyelination

Researchers reveal molecular mechanism that controls remyelination

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy commonly misdiagnosed

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy commonly misdiagnosed

Multiple sclerosis relapse management: an interview with Gina Remington

Multiple sclerosis relapse management: an interview with Gina Remington

Children recover well from acute central nervous system demyelination

Children recover well from acute central nervous system demyelination