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New recommendations on MRI diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

New revisions to the MRI criteria for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis have been proposed...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Microsoft and Novartis team up to tackle multiple sclerosis

Microsoft and Novartis are joining forces to help people living with multiple sclerosis.

Using Microsoft’s Kinect, they have developed a tool called Assess MS which can monitor and evaluate a patient’s movements to determine if the disease is progressing or not...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Sudden heating

Dr. Zamboni has shown by experiment that pwMS have slow adjustment to changes in posture. I think that is also evident with sudden changes in temperature such as occur when you enter a hot bath or shower. The same effect, I believe, is apparent when someone stops running or cycling, due to the sudden loss of skin evaporation when the wind stops. This sudden heating that occurs can paralyze, the same as a sudden bath ...
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Spinal Tap now v. MRI in 6 mos.

I've posted a version of this question elsewhere, but it was buried in another thread. Thought I'd lead with the lead this time!

My neuro wants to confirm possible MS. He has 2 MRIs, one from 2009 and one from late 2015. He's suggested to me: LP now or MRI in 6 months. What would you do and why?
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Treatment improves brain inflammation in multiple sclerosis

A novel therapeutic approach to multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may be effective in reducing brain inflammation, according to findings published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Brain scars reveal possible cause of taste problems

Taste deficits appear to be more prevalent among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients than previously reported and correlate with brain lesions, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania's Smell and Taste Centre and the department of Radiology has found...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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‘Bionic spine’ could enable paralysed patients to walk

A long way off into the future (but in human trials next year), but it was all over the news today and is an interesting story in itself.

https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... us-thought

‘Bionic spine’ could enable paralysed patients to walk using subconscious thought

Australian developers say mind-controlled device, which will be tested in humans next year, is the ‘holy grail’ for bionics researchers
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Australian scientists hope that a tiny ...
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Study suggests remarkable approach to MS treatment

A group of researchers at the Stanford Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences exploring the use of a synthetic bile acid agonist in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis say they have seen some remarkable results...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Survey on how MSers find and use information

Hey there!

Firstly, if messages of this type don't belong here, please move it to another board or delete it altogether. Sorry for the inconvenience if this is the case.

Then the real thing: I would love if you could answer a survey and help out in a student project. Our team from Aalto University in Finland is trying to create services for MSers, and with this survey we're trying to find out how you ...
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Experimental therapy Trimesta fails to demonstrate efficacy

Synthetic Biologics has revealed disappointing results from an independent third-party analysis of a Phase II clinical trial evaluating Trimesta as a treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in women...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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