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Human skin cells successfully converted into embryonic stem cells May 16, 12:39 pm
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has successfully reprogrammed human skin cells to become embryonic stem cells capable of transforming into any other cell type in the body.
Skin cells morphed into functional brain cells to treat multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy Apr 15, 11:34 am
London, April 15 (ANI): Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine have discovered a new technique that directly converts skin cells to the type of brain cells destroyed in patients with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other so-called myelin disorders.
Hot and cold senses interact Apr 9, 3:31 pm
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has provided new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.
Month of birth impacts baby's immune system development Apr 9, 11:02 am
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to the month in which they were born, according to a new research co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.
Hormone may help treat people with multiple sclerosis Mar 11, 3:06 pm
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Hormone pulse therapy may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment, a new study has suggested.
Too much salt may trigger autoimmune diseases Mar 7, 11:53 am
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Increased dietary salt intake can induce a group of aggressive immune cells that are involved in triggering and sustaining autoimmune diseases, a new study has found.
New skin cell treatment offers new hope to MS patients Feb 9, 11:00 am
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): A patient's own skin could be used to repair the damage caused by multiple sclerosis, which is currently incurable, researchers have claimed.
Obesity may up risk of MS in kids and teen girls Feb 4, 4:51 pm
Washington, February 4 (ANI): Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research.
Washington, January 31 (ANI): Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the protein Klotho plays an important role in the health of myelin, the insulating material allowing for the rapid communication between nerve cells.
Eyes could help detect multiple sclerosis' progression rate Dec 30, 4:41 pm
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): Thinning of layer of the retina in the eyes may show how fast multiple sclerosis (MS) is progressing in people with the disease, a new research has suggested.
London, December 25 (ANI): A simple eye test may offer a fast and easy way to monitor patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), medical experts have claimed.
Babies' umbilical cords may be key to preventing diabetes Dec 4, 5:34 pm
Sydney, December 4 (ANI): Australian researchers are conducting a world-first study to try to prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes by treating children with their own umbilical cord blood.
Key biological mechanism in multiple sclerosis identified Dec 1, 5:35 pm
London, December 1 (ANI): US scientists have defined for the first time a key underlying process implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS)-a disease that causes progressive and irreversible damage to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
New nanoparticle fools immune system to halt multiple sclerosis Nov 19, 2:38 pm
London, November 19 (ANI): A biodegradable nanoparticle was used to stealthily deliver an antigen that tricks the immune system into stopping its attack on myelin and halt a model of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): US researchers have discovered that blocking a certain enzyme in the brain can help repair the brain damage associated with multiple sclerosis and a range of other neurological disorders.
Cannabis spray 'may help cancer patients cope with pain' Oct 29, 2:44 pm
Melbourne, October 29 (ANI): Researchers have found evidence for the medicinal use of cannabis in people with cancer and multiple sclerosis.
Quick retina scan could help predict MS-caused brain damage Oct 17, 2:46 pm
Washington, October 17 (ANI): An inexpensive, five-minute eye scan can accurately measure the extent of brain damage in people suffering from the debilitating autoimmune disorder multiple sclerosis (MS), and offer clues about how quickly the disease is progressing, scientists have suggested.
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new method of reproducing a rare type of B cell in the laboratory and infusing it back into the body may provide an effective treatment for severe autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center.
Washington, October 5 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have suggested a possible new mechanism to control multiple sclerosis (MS).
Washington, October 3 (ANI): A new scientific report from the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH) has disputed the myth that the epidemic rise in allergies in recent years has happened because we're living in sterile homes and overdoing hygiene.
London, October 1 (ANI): Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered how a key molecule controls the body's inflammatory responses.
Washington, September 12 (ANI): The herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba does not improve cognitive function in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a new study has claimed.
Washington, August 2 (ANI): A molecule blamed as the chief culprit in Alzheimer's disease unexpectedly reverses paralysis and inflammation in several distinct animal models with multiple sclerosis, researchers have found.
London, July 28 (ANI): Michelle Obama has shared some of her fondest memories involved watching the Olympics on television and spoke about her father losing his own athletic ability due to multiple sclerosis.
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new class of drug that shows early promise of being a one-size-fits-all therapy for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury by reducing inflammation in the brain.
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