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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Novel findings in Balo's concentric sclerosis may shed light on pathology of MS

Novel findings in Balo's concentric sclerosis may shed light on pathology of MS

How and why people become addicted to alcohol

How and why people become addicted to alcohol

Gene dynamin 2 underlies one form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene dynamin 2 underlies one form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Lifting weights can help people with multiple sclerosis

Lifting weights can help people with multiple sclerosis

Researchers have identified the cellular receptor for the JC virus

Researchers have identified the cellular receptor for the JC virus

New research may lead to new treatments for spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis

New research may lead to new treatments for spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis

New imaging technology gathers valuable information about the brains of people with schizophrenia

New imaging technology gathers valuable information about the brains of people with schizophrenia

Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy may reduce the risk of a second attack of symptoms related to multiple sclerosis

Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy may reduce the risk of a second attack of symptoms related to multiple sclerosis

MRI is useful, not just in diagnosing MS, but also in the monitoring of therapies in clinical trials

MRI is useful, not just in diagnosing MS, but also in the monitoring of therapies in clinical trials

Important discovery that will increase the understanding of multiple sclerosis

Important discovery that will increase the understanding of multiple sclerosis

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Study shows that in older age, myelin insulation breaks down, resulting in a decline in the speed and efficiency of our brain

Study shows that in older age, myelin insulation breaks down, resulting in a decline in the speed and efficiency of our brain

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Drug commonly used for diabetes might be effective in treating multiple sclerosis

Drug commonly used for diabetes might be effective in treating multiple sclerosis

Acne drug may help treat multiple sclerosis

Acne drug may help treat multiple sclerosis

Researchers identify molecules that underlie nerve fiber degeneration in multiple sclerosis patients

Researchers identify molecules that underlie nerve fiber degeneration in multiple sclerosis patients

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Combination therapy may be useful in humans with spinal cord injury

Combination therapy may be useful in humans with spinal cord injury

Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease

Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis