A study on the mechanisms of neurodegeneration for Multiple Sclerosis caught our attention. We just published a post on Progressive Multiple Sclerosis , and the approach of the study published in the Dovepress Journal , is a noteworthy additional path to understand Neurodegeneration of the Central Nervous System (CNS). Essentially, the …Read the Rest
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As many of us know, the neurological disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has multiple forms : Relapsing-Remitting (RRMS): Unpredictable attacks (relapses) followed by periods of relative remission with no new signs of disease activity Secondary Progressive (SPMS) : Neurologic decline without acute relapses: A sign that one is evolving from …Read the Rest
The Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) is a main focus of Multiple Sclerosis research. There are currently two main directions for that research: Control of the entry into the brain of the immune system T-cell crossing through the impaired BBB Sending drugs into the brain directly by overriding the BBB An …Read the Rest
MND BRIEF: Study Shows Multiple Sclerosis Burns Up Vitamin D, But Do Vitamin D supplements fight MS?
A study shows that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatment by Interferon-Beta improves the ability of the MS patient to produce vitamin D by exposure of their skin to the sun The research was done at the Australian facility Menzies Research Institute Tasmania Quoting the article : “…In this study, we found …Read the Rest
Since approximately 50% of MS patient will “progress” (What a misnomer..) from Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) to Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (SPMS), most MS patients should pay attention to news on the topic of SPMS. You will notice that such news are rather scarce, because the understanding and the …Read the Rest
Traditional understanding has MS starting in the white matter of the brain, in other words in the inside layers. A new study by Dr. Lucchinetti, posted on the MayoClinic blog purports the opposite: The outer layers of the brain would be affected first, then the inner layers. Research was conducted …Read the Rest