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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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Study claims long duration of MS......

Study claims long duration of MS associated with higher mortality

A study published in the journal PLoS One revealed an excess mortality rate among French patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that experience the disease for more than 20 years. The study was conducted by researchers at several institutes and hospitals in France, and is entitled “Excess Mortality in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Starts at 20 Years from Clinical Onset: Data from a Large-Scale French Observational ...
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Wheelchair services in England 'are failing'

One of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians has said wheelchair services across England are failing on every level.

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has launched a new national charter to improve services across the country..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Psychosocial factors ‘influence pain in MS’

Pain is prevalent in 63 per cent of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a recent study, and psychosocial factors may be key contributors to the severity of that pain..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch
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sinusitis and mastoiditis?

I know this isnt an ENT board but im curious to know if its known if there is there any correlation between MS,siusitis, and mastoiditis?

The reason i ask is because i was only made aware that my latest MRI report had a second page earlier this week. What stood out to me was

" There is mild mucosal thickening in the ethmoid sinuses. There is also partial opacifcation of the left mastoid air cell." ...
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