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Men with MS are more likely to experience depression

A prospective cohort study of 192 patients from the southern Alberta MS clinic registry explored why and in what circumstance people with MS may experience depression. The study’s researchers found that men are more likely to experience depression than women...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/men-ms-are-more-likely-experience-depression-210717-0
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Only 21% of people with MS in the UK receive a DMT

According to a report, funded by Sanofi Genzyme and conducted by Adelphi Research UK, The UK has one of the lowest disease modifying therapy (DMT) treatment rates in Europe (21%), with quarter of UK patients not aware of the DMTs that are available to them...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/only-21-people-ms-uk-receive-dmt-190717
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TH17 immune cells linked to gut bacteria...

TH17 immune cells linked to gut bacteria and levels of disease activity

According to a recent study, published in the journal, Science, people with multiple sclerosis (MS) have high levels of pro-inflammatory TH17 immune cells in their intestines, which have been linked to the micro-organism mix in the gut and levels of disease activity...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/th17-immune-cells-linked-gut-bacteria-and-levels-disease-activity-190717
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Meniere disease and CCSVI

Ménière disease (MD) is a chronic illness of the inner ear that affects a substantial number of patients every year worldwide. Because of a dearth of well-controlled studies, the medical and surgical management of MD remains quite empirical. The main reason is that it is very difficult to investigate patients affected with Certain MD due to the post-mortem criterion necessary for this diagnostic grade. Although endolymphatic hydrops (EH) is the worldwide-accepted mechanism of MD, the ...
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Ankle hyper perfusion and hyperaemia?

Hey guys

In my NHS journey to find out what's up with my right big toe they identified I have LEFT ankle hyper perfusion and hyperaemia. Sadly they didn't tell me at the consultation but in a letter to my doc which I was copied in on.

I have no idea what this is. I can't see anything relating to MS and this on google. I know my left calf has a redness and I ...
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EMA restricts use of MS medicine Zinbryta

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has provisionally restricted the use of multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Zinbryta (daclizumab) to patients with highly active relapsing remitting MS (RRMS) that has failed to respond to certain other treatment, and to patients with rapidly evolving relapsing MS who cannot be treated with other medicines...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ema-restricts-use-ms-medicine-zinbryta-170717
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Dizziness, how does it feel in MS? Undiagnosed...

Hello everybody,

I was wondering how does dizziness commonly present itself in MS? Could it last only a few seconds, and feel like a feeling of being on the verge to... maybe faint... or feeling a bit lightheaded but without having the world spinning around you? I had that feeling about five days ago, and again today, and both times it lasted for about 10 seconds... I have to say that both times it is ...
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Vitamin D beyon any reasonable doubt

It is difficult to find any serious study on things that cannot have a patent, but this time we have an important one:

Vitamin D supplementation differentially affects seasonal multiple sclerosis disease activity
Source: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 3.761/full

Objectives

Low ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation causes hypovitaminosis D, which is a known risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) and associated with MS disease activity. Our objective is to test whether vitamin D ...
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Breastfeeding - the impact of hormones on MS

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/artic ... st-MS.html

The above article suggests oestrogen makes MS worse. I decided to take HRT because I thought the opposite. As per this research

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2760629/

Confused? Me too :(

J.
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B-cell-secret toxins found to kill neurons...

B-cell-secret toxins found to kill neurons and myelin-producing cells

According to a recent study, published in the Journal of Neuroimmunology, the B-cells of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) secrete toxic substances that cause neurons and myelin-forming cells to die. However, researchers were unable to identify the molecules responsible for the toxicity...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/b-cell-secret-toxins-found-kill-neurons-and-myelin-producing-cells-130717
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