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Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Fight MS,

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Fight MS,

For the study, Mondal's team fed aspirin to mice specially bred to mimic the human form of MS. The investigators found that even low doses of aspirin -- equal to the 81 milligram "baby aspirin" many take to ward off heart trouble -- seemed to curb symptoms of MS in the mice.

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Multiple sclerosis stem cell breakthrough gives patients new hope

Multiple sclerosis stem cell breakthrough gives patients new hope

As a 31-year-old mother of two, being told to prepare for life in a wheelchair was not part of Andrea Zorbalas's life plan.

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Food allergies linked to increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis

Food allergies linked to increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis

Allergic patients had more relapses and greater odds of further nerve damage visible on MRI scans, the findings indicate.

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Infection with the common Epstein-Barr virus and MS

Infection with the common Epstein-Barr virus and MS

Infection with the common Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a new report from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center says

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Gut-Derived Immune Cells Reduce Brain Inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis

Gut-Derived Immune Cells Reduce Brain Inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis

Studying mice and samples from multiple sclerosis patients, a research team led by University of Toronto scientists found that gut-derived immunoglobulin-A-(IgA) producing plasma cells...

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GeneFo Webinar Explores Potential of Mushrooms to Help Manage MS

GeneFo Webinar Explores Potential of Mushrooms to Help Manage MS

According to a press release provided to Multiple Sclerosis News Today, the use of medicinal mushrooms was the highlight of the lecture on MS.

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Funding for study on multiple sclerosis and diet

Funding for study on multiple sclerosis and diet

MS Research Australia grant recipient Dr Yasmine Probst to investigate effect of diet on MS

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What to Consider When Supplementing B Vitamins for MS Symptom Relief

What to Consider When Supplementing B Vitamins for MS Symptom Relief

Research finds that a deficiency of B vitamins may play a role in multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms.- supplementation of the vitamins may help.

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Ketogenic diets attenuate cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase gene expression in multiple sclerosis

Ketogenic diets attenuate cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase gene expression in multiple sclerosis

Background: Adapted ketogenic diet (AKD) and caloric restriction (CR) have been suggested as alternative therapeutic strategies for inflammatory, hyperproliferative and neurodegenerative diseases.

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Could Stress Turn Our Gut Bacteria Against Us?

Could Stress Turn Our Gut Bacteria Against Us?

Science continues finding evidence that the bacterial universe in our guts (the microbiome) affects our overall health, though big parts of the story still aren't clear. New research using mice adds to the intrigue by showing that social stress alters both the composition and behavior of gut bacteria, leading to self-destructive changes in the body’s immune system. If similar biological dominoes fall in humans, it may provide clues about the development of autoimmune disorders that affect an estimated one in five people.

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What are the best exercises for MS?

What are the best exercises for MS?

Exercise has a range of benefits for people with multiple sclerosis. It can, for example, help improve strength and mobility and boost mental well-being. In previous years, doctors recommended that people with multiple sclerosis (MS) avoid too much physical activity, believing that it could make fatigue and other symptoms worse. However, research has since revealed that exercise can, in fact, improve MS symptoms over time. In this article, we discuss the best exercises for MS, their benefits, and tips for staying safe while exercising.

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