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Genzyme and Ablynx form MS pact

Sanofi group Genzyme and Belgian biotech Ablynx have formed a pact to investigate the latter’s nanobodies against a target that plays an important role in MS, in the hope of targeting the neurodegeneration linked with the condition.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/technology
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Accessibility in the UK

What is your favourite accessible event or venue?

Tell us here or to lauram@ms-uk.org & we will list them for ‪#‎WMSD‬ ‪#‎strongerthanMS‬
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Gut bacteria could hold key

Gut bacteria could hold the key to treating conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and mental illness, scientists have said.

The trillions of intestinal bacteria affect every aspect of our health and the way we behave, say researchers.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/bacteriaandviruses
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Researchers solve MS ‘puzzle’

Evidence has long suggested multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease, but researchers have been puzzled because they found the same T cells that attack the myelin sheathing around nerve cells in MS patients are present in healthy subjects as well..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/immunecells
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Is PYCNOGENOL a good treatment for Multiple Sclerosis?

Someone please help… Is PYCNOGENOL a good treatment for Multiple Sclerosis? If so, how many milligrams? I was diagnosed with MS over 2 years ago (probably had the condition for 6 years now and didn't know it). I was prescribed Tecfidera (been taking it for almost a 1 year now) due to doctors’ advice saying there is no cure and the longer I put off treatment the worst the disease could progress. I am ALL ...
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British expertise leads the way at international MS Conf.

British expertise leads the way at international MS Conference

British expertise will be leading the way at the International MS Patient Summit to be held in Rome on 22 May. And patients’ own expertise will be top of the conference agenda........... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Scientists find way to deliver drugs straight to brains...

Scientists find way to deliver drugs straight into people’s brains

A team of Canadian scientists has found a way to break the barrier of the human body that keeps the nervous and circulatory systems apart, and inject the drugs directly into the brain using “carrier” antibodies..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/nervecells
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Recieved my MRI imaging back..your thoughts?

So i went for a baseline MRI on April 22 before i started my treatment of Copaxone. This would be the first MRI since October
and only the 3rd since the onset of symptoms in Aug 2014. I have another appointment to see my neurologist on May 25 to
review the images. The one lesions measuring 25.2mmx27mm has me rather worried. Your thoughts?

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Immune system genes may change with the seasons: study

When the seasons change, your immune system response may also change, researchers report........ Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/braininflammation
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Celiac disease linked to increased risk of nerve damage

People with celiac disease may be at higher risk of neuropathy, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/msetiology
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