Multiple Sclerosis Information

Multiple Sclerosis Information

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. MS causes inflammation and the destruction of myelin. Myelin surrounds nerve fibers and acts like insulation on a wire preventing “short-circuits” that divert a nerve signal from having its desired effects. The “demyelination” process interferes with nerve impulse transmission. Repeated attacks can…

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Lifestyle News: Swedish Study Suggests that People Who Drink Alcohol Had Less Risk of Developing MS

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Optic Neuritis and other Visual Problems in Multiple Sclerosis (Little M.S. Nosey)

Optic Neuritis and other Visual Problems in Multiple Sclerosis (Little M.S. Nosey)

My name is Rachelle Chippendale. I have had MS for 21 years and still work Full-Time and live a fulfilling, although somewhat adapted, life. Seven Months after diagnosis in 1995, I lost the sight in my Left Eye for a very frightening few weeks. It…

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Multiple Sclerosis: New Hope and Practical Advice for People with MS and Their Families

Multiple Sclerosis: New Hope and Practical Advice for People with MS and Their Families

The most trusted book on multiple sclerosis, updated and revised with the latest research in combating the disease Once known as the "crippler of young adults," now more than 75 percent of MS patients will never need a wheelchair. In [...]

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Facing the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis

Facing the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis

When attorney Jeffrey N. Gingold misplaced his wife on the living room couch, and became lost while driving just blocks from his home, little did he know that he was experiencing a hidden symptom of multiple sclerosis: cognitive difficulties. Facing [...]

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After The Fall, A Young Man Chronicles His Life With Multiple Sclerosis – NPR (blog)

NPR (blog) After The Fall, A Young Man Chronicles His Life With Multiple Sclerosis NPR (blog) At age 25, Jason DaSilva had everything — he was smart, talented, good-looking and traveling the world as a documentary filmmaker. Then...

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Researchers publish one of the longest longitudinal studies of cognition in … – Medical Xpress

Researchers publish one of the longest longitudinal studies of cognition in … – Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress Researchers publish one of the longest longitudinal studies of cognition in ... Medical Xpress Researchers at Kessler Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic have published one of the longest longitudinal studies of...

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Multiple sclerosis drug offers possible answer to chemo pain

In a recently published study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Saint Louis University professor of pharmacological and physiological sciences Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D.

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6 Unique Ways to Support the MS Community – MultipleSclerosis.net

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