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Remyelinating drug shows potential to improve vision in patients with MS

Remyelinating drug shows potential to improve vision in patients with MS

Myelin‐specific T cells implicated in central nervous system disease in monkeys

Myelin‐specific T cells implicated in central nervous system disease in monkeys

Novel compound appears to protect myelin and nerve fibers

Novel compound appears to protect myelin and nerve fibers

Researchers identify the missing link between intestinal disease and brain injury in premature infants

Researchers identify the missing link between intestinal disease and brain injury in premature infants

Researchers explore why seizures happen in a subset of MS patients

Researchers explore why seizures happen in a subset of MS patients

COVID-19 has been reported to trigger Guillain–Barré syndrome

COVID-19 has been reported to trigger Guillain–Barré syndrome

Researchers identify new target that may lead to novel treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify new target that may lead to novel treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Rice biochemist discovers hidden structure in essential metabolic machinery

Rice biochemist discovers hidden structure in essential metabolic machinery

A new potential therapy for Alzheimer's disease

A new potential therapy for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers use single-cell RNA sequence analysis to address the cornea's healing process

Researchers use single-cell RNA sequence analysis to address the cornea's healing process

Promising MS drug may make the debilitating disease worse

Promising MS drug may make the debilitating disease worse

Repairing brain damage caused by MS

Repairing brain damage caused by MS

How do low levels of oxygen damage the brain?

How do low levels of oxygen damage the brain?

Researchers validate new radiolabeled molecule used in imaging tests to detect brain injury

Researchers validate new radiolabeled molecule used in imaging tests to detect brain injury

Anti-inflammatory therapy helps slow progression of multiple sclerosis in a preclinical model

Anti-inflammatory therapy helps slow progression of multiple sclerosis in a preclinical model

New method makes the superficial white matter visible in the living human brain

New method makes the superficial white matter visible in the living human brain

Scientists discover key enzyme involved in the development of autoimmune diseases

Scientists discover key enzyme involved in the development of autoimmune diseases

Study provides possible explanation for progressive course of multiple sclerosis in mice

Study provides possible explanation for progressive course of multiple sclerosis in mice

Simple sugar in human breast milk can promote myelin repair in multiple sclerosis patients

Simple sugar in human breast milk can promote myelin repair in multiple sclerosis patients

Researchers identify a promising method to treat multiple sclerosis

Researchers identify a promising method to treat multiple sclerosis