UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug
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  May 21, 2017  
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 UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drugUBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug
 
In one of the most comprehensive studies to date, UBC researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used multiple sclerosis drug.
 
 
 Scientists develop world's first smartphone app to collect large data for people with MSScientists develop world's first smartphone app to collect large data for people with MS
 
What if a single smartphone app could help solve the enigma of multiple sclerosis and move new treatments ahead at lightning speed? That was the bold idea that led Keck Medicine of USC neurologist Daniel Pelletier, MD, professor of neurology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and division chief of the Neuro-Immunology and USC Multiple Sclerosis Center, to develop myMS, the world's first smartphone app capable of collecting large amounts of...
 
   Computer-based brain training improves cognitive symptoms in patients with MS, study showsComputer-based brain training improves cognitive symptoms in patients with MS, study shows
 
A newly published study from researchers at the New York University Langone Medical Center showed that brain training had significantly greater impact on improving cognition in patients with Multiple Sclerosis than the computer games used as an active comparison group.
 
   Researchers show how cancer therapy works in different way to destroy tumor cellsResearchers show how cancer therapy works in different way to destroy tumor cells
 
Antibodies to the proteins PD-1 and PD-L1 have been shown to fight cancer by unleashing the body's T cells, a type of immune cell.
 
   Study findings reveal racial and ethnic disparities in access to neurologic health careStudy findings reveal racial and ethnic disparities in access to neurologic health care
 
Black and Hispanic people are less likely to see a neurologist in the office or as an outpatient than white people in the United States, according to a study published in the May 17, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
 Biochemical self-destruct trigger guards brain cells when fighting against West Nile virus
 
Biochemical self-destruct trigger guards brain cells when fighting against West Nile virusIn a turnabout, a biochemical self-destruct trigger found in many other types of cells appears to guard the lives of brain cells during an infection with West Nile virus.
 
 
 What is Creatine?
 
What is Creatine?Creatine is an endogenous amino acid which is synthesized from simpler amino acids, namely glycine, arginine and the sulfur-containing amino acid methionine. Approximately 95 percent of creatine in the body is stored in skeletal muscle.