Taurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapies
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  December 10, 2017  
  Multiple Sclerosis  
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 Taurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapiesTaurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapies
 
New research suggests that administering taurine, a molecule naturally produced by human cells, could boost the effectiveness of current multiple sclerosis (MS) therapies.
 
 
 Mayo Clinic launches new clinical test that distinguishes IDDs from multiple sclerosisMayo Clinic launches new clinical test that distinguishes IDDs from multiple sclerosis
 
Mayo Clinic has launched a first-in-the-U.S. clinical test that will help patients who recently have been diagnosed with an inflammatory demyelinating disease (IDD) but may be unsure of the exact disorder.
 
   Blood test could provide low-cost alternative to MRI for monitoring disease activity in MSBlood test could provide low-cost alternative to MRI for monitoring disease activity in MS
 
A blood test to monitor a nerve protein in the blood of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may help predict whether disease activity is flaring up, according to a study published in the November 29, 2017, online issue of Neurology Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, an official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
   New discovery could speed up production of cells for studying diseasesNew discovery could speed up production of cells for studying diseases
 
Scientists have made a key discovery that could speed up the production of cells in the lab for studying diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
 
 Healthy diet may be linked to less disability, fewer symptoms for people with MS
 
Healthy diet may be linked to less disability, fewer symptoms for people with MSFor people with multiple sclerosis (MS), eating a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may be linked to having less disability and fewer symptoms than people whose diet is less healthy, according to a study published in the December 6, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
 
 Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma
 
Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphomaPeople who inherit genetic changes which alter the function of their immune system are at increased risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma, a major new study reports.