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Remyelination is a term for the re-generation of the nerve's myelin sheath, damaged in many diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and the leukodystrophies. Remyelination is a subject of active medical research.
Relapses more frequent in patients diagnosed with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis

Relapses more frequent in patients diagnosed with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis

Intraspinal implant of mesenchymal stem cells may not heal the demyelinated spinal cord

Intraspinal implant of mesenchymal stem cells may not heal the demyelinated spinal cord

Discovery of essential mechanism for maintenance of myelin's structure

Discovery of essential mechanism for maintenance of myelin's structure

Research reveals critical knowledge about the nervous system

Research reveals critical knowledge about the nervous system

Antibody repairs myelin in lab study of multiple sclerosis and related disorders

Antibody repairs myelin in lab study of multiple sclerosis and related disorders

Scientists discover protein instrumental to brain development and repair

Scientists discover protein instrumental to brain development and repair

Hormone prolactin key to repairing nerve cell damage

Hormone prolactin key to repairing nerve cell damage

Study establishes safety of spinal cord stem cell transplantation

Study establishes safety of spinal cord stem cell transplantation

Nerve-insulating substance called myelin can lead to functional improvements in animals with spinal cord injury

Nerve-insulating substance called myelin can lead to functional improvements in animals with spinal cord injury

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis