Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a severe autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that affects the brain and spinal cord, causing problems with muscle movement, balance and vision.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative disorder that damages the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, leading to problems with muscle movement, balance and vision.

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Researchers analyze the development and genetic profile of brain's immune cells

Researchers analyze the development and genetic profile of brain's immune cells

Mice study links dietary cholesterol with exacerbation of influenza

Mice study links dietary cholesterol with exacerbation of influenza

Study supports the use of age-specific risk prediction scores for dementia

Study supports the use of age-specific risk prediction scores for dementia

Exposure to cold and warm temperatures causes changes in gene expression in various organs

Exposure to cold and warm temperatures causes changes in gene expression in various organs

Study shows how MS patients treated with Rituximab react to COVID-19 vaccination

Study shows how MS patients treated with Rituximab react to COVID-19 vaccination

Maternal antidepressant use during pregnancy does not increase epilepsy risk in babies

Maternal antidepressant use during pregnancy does not increase epilepsy risk in babies

Rutgers study identifies key protein for brain stem cell longevity

Rutgers study identifies key protein for brain stem cell longevity

New methods can make spinal cord less excitable and could be used to treat muscle spasms

New methods can make spinal cord less excitable and could be used to treat muscle spasms

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Detecting treatments for autoimmune disease using an immune ‘fingerprint’

Detecting treatments for autoimmune disease using an immune ‘fingerprint’

NIH launches clinical study to evaluate an investigational preventative vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus

NIH launches clinical study to evaluate an investigational preventative vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus

Viral microRNA acts as a master regulator to induce the reactivation of dormant herpesviruses

Viral microRNA acts as a master regulator to induce the reactivation of dormant herpesviruses

People with highest levels of antioxidants less likely to develop dementia, finds study

People with highest levels of antioxidants less likely to develop dementia, finds study

Study examines whether having MS plays a role in regular cancer screenings and diagnosis

Study examines whether having MS plays a role in regular cancer screenings and diagnosis

Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Black and white people is similarly high, study says

Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Black and white people is similarly high, study says

Researchers identify four new target molecules for future personalized MS treatment

Researchers identify four new target molecules for future personalized MS treatment

Administration of a lipid reduces inflammation associated with multiple sclerosis in mice

Administration of a lipid reduces inflammation associated with multiple sclerosis in mice

People who accumulate cardiovascular risk factors quickly have higher risk of developing dementia

People who accumulate cardiovascular risk factors quickly have higher risk of developing dementia

Most infants enrolled in WIC may not be getting the suggested daily amount of vitamin D, finds study

Most infants enrolled in WIC may not be getting the suggested daily amount of vitamin D, finds study

The brain's reaction to COVID's inflammatory tidal wave

The brain's reaction to COVID's inflammatory tidal wave