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- Vitamin D Reduces Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms. // Australasian Science;Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p13
The article discusses a study led by Steve Simpson and published in "Neurology" about the role of vitamin D in diminishing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It describes the vitamin's reduction of inflammatory pathways in the immune system and the more frequent and more severe MS attacks...
- Hope and Time. King, Martha // Inside MS;Jun/Jul2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p5
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on research findings about multiple sclerosis (MS) and another on the destination of research on MS.
- A neuropsychological examination of multiple sclerosis and its impact upon higher mental functions. Shannon, Brad C.; Tollman, Shirley G. // South African Journal of Psychology;Sep94, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p152
Focuses on a study which aimed to identify the deficits underlying observed behavioral performance difficulties, in 24 multiple sclerosis sufferers. Definition of multiple sclerosis; Examination of the assessment instruments which were utilized in the study; Identification of the underlying...
- Silicone breast implants and MS. // Inside MS;Summer92, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p11
Mentions the lack of conclusive evidence linking silicone breast implants with multiple sclerosis. Possible association of implants with rheumatoid arthritis and related joint disorders, systemic lupus and scleroderma; Recommendation.
- New finding on EAE treatment may hold clues for treating MS. // Inside MS;Summer92, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the successful treatment of the rat disease experimental allergic encephalomyelitis (EAE), a disease similar to multiple sclerosis in human beings. Monoclonal antibody, a laboratory-produced protein as treatment for EAE; Process of treatment; Implications for MS.
- Research time line. // Inside MS;Spring93, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
Presents a historical overview on the development of technologies for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Scientific understanding from 1860s to 1990s; Clinical care; Scientific discoveries; Therapies for multiple sclerosis.
- Corner office: A world-wide vision. Dugan, Mike // Inside MS;Winter96/97, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p8
Looks at progress in multiple sclerosis (MS) research worldwide. Engagement of about 1,300 scientists in MS research; Discovery of new insights and treatments.
- The Dystel prize. // Inside MS;Summer97, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p10
Presents information on the John Jay Dystel Prize for achievement in multiple sclerosis research in the United States. Establishment of the award in 1994; Amount of the award; Administrators; Funding of the award.
- The Guy's Neurological Disability Scale (GNDS): a new disability measure for multiple sclerosis. Sharrack, B.; Hughes, R.A.C. // Multiple Sclerosis (13524585);Aug99, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p223
A postal survey showed that the majority of 49 leading international neurologists involved with multiple sclerosis research felt that currently existing outcome measures for this illness were inadequate, and that there was a need for a new measure which should be patient orientated,...