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New software can help brain lesion detection

Australian scientists say they have made a significant breakthrough in the treatment and detection of multiple sclerosis (MS).

New software developed at the Royal Melbourne Hospital has been shown to assist doctors in the detection of brain lesions caused by MS and could lead to a much earlier detection of brain tumours and a myriad of other diseases.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/medicalimaging
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Masitinib 'shows promise' in treating MS

Progressive multiple sclerosis patients treated with AB Science’s lead compound AB07002 (masitinib) in a Phase III clinical trial showed positive results in a non futility test (a test to determine if an experimental therapy shows some sign of efficacy)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/emergingtherapies
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Additional illnesses with MS.

I find myself very uncomfortable (even sick sometimes) in warm and humid weather. I also find noise to be very interfering with my concentration (which is not great at the best of times).

The heat/humidity makes me feel (for want of a better expression) travel sick, even if I am just at home, sitting down or something.

The noise complaint has made me unplug all the electrical stuff in my bedroom because I can hear ...
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Shot sites not healing like they used to.

I've been on Copaxone shots for over a year now; and where as normally they do not bruise and only blow up the day after for a few hours, lately I am bruising a lot and the sites I've injected into stay 'lumpy' for up to a week. Sites can also be sensitive at times!

Does anyone else have this? I don't think I've made and diet or lifestyle changes that could be causing my ...
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OCT supported in monitoring Multiple Sclerosis

Rates of ganglion cell + inner plexiform layer (GCIP) atrophy mirrors that of whole brain atrophy in multiple sclerosis (MS), as measured by optimal coherence tomography (OCT), according to a study published in the Annals of Neurology.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/medicalimaging
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Anxiety 'linked to gender in multiple sclerosis'

Researchers in Canada have been investigating what role gender has to play in patients with MS having anxiety and depression.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch
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Lesion location 'matters in Multiple Sclerosis'

An observational clinical imaging study is claiming that cortical lesions (CLs) are associated with cognitive and physical disability in multiple sclerosis (MS), independent of white matter lesion volume... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/medicalimaging
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Firm focuses on venom-based paediatric MS treatment

Nutra Pharma, a US-based biotechnology company specialising in the acquisition, licensing, and commercialisation of pharmaceutical products and technologies for the management of neurological disorders, cancer, autoimmune, and infectious diseases, has announced it has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for orphan drug status for its investigational drug RPI-78M as a treatment for paediatric multiple sclerosis (MS)..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/emergingtherapies
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Children ‘recover well’ from demyelination, study finds

Most children can expect a good and quick physical recovery following acute central nervous system demyelination, study findings suggest.... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/paediatric
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