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Multiple sclerosis could be 'switched off' by retraining immune system

From yourmedicalguide.info

However by synthesising proteins from the sheaths in a lab, and then injecting them into the blood stream at increasing doses, the body begins to learn that they are safe. This type of therapy has already been used for allergies in a treatment known as 'allgergic desensitisation' but it's only…

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about 3 years
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Ocrevus on Fast-track for PPMS - MultipleSclerosis.net

From multiplesclerosis.net

Ocrevus on Fast-track for PPMS Rate ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ It was announced February 17, 2016, that the drug, ocrelizumab made by Roche and Genentech pharmaceutical companies, has been given Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the treatment of primary progressive MS by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Stem Cell Therapy Multiple Sclerosis

From cellmedicine.com

What is multiple sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is caused by an immune mediated attack targeting components of the myelin sheath. The myelin sheath is known to act as an "insulator" for neurons so that they can communicate properly with each other. Can stem cells help treat multiple sclerosis?

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MS Relapse Causes: Rethink Multiple Sclerosis Relapses

From rethinkmsrelapses.com

As with most chronic illnesses, there are a lot of unknowns about MS: why people get it, how to cure it, which treatments are going to work best for specific people, and when relapses are going to happen. But what we do know-and continue to learn more about each day-is…

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7 Common Myths about Mental Illness that Everyone Should Abandon

From consumerhealthdigest.com

Mental illnesses occur due to many reasons that go from family history to traumatic event or handling too much pressure and stress at work and home. Regardless of the reason, mental illnesses should be taken seriously and treated promptly and adequately. The truth is; there are many misconceptions about mental…

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Interview on the PPMS ORATORIO Study - MultipleSclerosis.net

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Interview on the PPMS ORATORIO Study Rate ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ BACKGROUND: People with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) finally have something to cheer about in a potential disease modifying therapy.

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Noise Intolerance and Multiple Sclerosis

From about.com

By Julie Stachowiak, Ph.D. People must think that I hate music, movies, parties or basically anything that is fun. That is not the case at all. It is just that these things tend to be so LOUD. A comment from a reader about her own inability to tolerate noise really…

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Cannabis-Based Treatments For Multiple Sclerosis

From medicaljane.com

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune, inflammatory condition which is caused by an attack from the body's immune system on the myelin sheath that surrounds nerve cells in the central nervous system (CNS). The myelin sheath provides insulation to these cells to allow for fast conduction of signals throughout the body…

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MS And The Unexpected Perils Of Showering - MultipleSclerosis.net

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MS And The Unexpected Perils Of Showering Rate ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Multiple Sclerosis has a knack for being extremely disruptive in the daily lives of those it afflicts. What may seem like a mundane and daily chore for most can become an enormous challenge for someone struggling with…

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about 3 years