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Obese children stand greater risk of developing MS

Obese children stand greater risk of developing MS
Posted on 22 Jul 2019 by James Morelli-Green

A new study into risk factors associated with the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) has found that children who are overweight or obese were twice as likely to develop MS compared with non-overweight children.


Breath test could help diagnose multiple sclerosis

Breath test could help diagnose multiple sclerosis
Posted on 16 Jul 2019 by James Morelli-Green

Scientists from the University of Huddersfield claim that multiple sclerosis (MS) could be diagnosed by a breath test in the future.


Multiple sclerosis study: specialised standing frame gives an improvement in balance and movement

Multiple sclerosis study: specialised standing frame gives an improvement in balance and movement
Posted on 11 Jul 2019 by James Morelli-Green

According to a new study, people who are in the advanced stage of multiple sclerosis (MS) have shown significant improvements in their movement and balance as a result of a specialised standing frame.


Ground-breaking surgery helps to restore hand function after paralysis

Ground-breaking surgery helps to restore hand function after paralysis
Posted on 8 Jul 2019 by James Morelli-Green

There is new hope for people who have been diagnosed with paralysis after a revolutionary surgery was able to restore nerves and give patients movement in their elbows and hands.


Pioneering therapy for Huntington’s disease uses the power of repression

Pioneering therapy for Huntington’s disease uses the power of repression
Posted on 4 Jul 2019 by James Morelli-Green

Pioneering therapy for Huntington’s disease is using the power of repression to develop a treatment for the disease.


Viral infections as a child could drive multiple sclerosis

Viral infections as a child could drive multiple sclerosis
Posted on 1 Jul 2019 by James Morelli-Green

According to the findings of the latest research into multiple sclerosis, viral infections during childhood which reach the brain could increase the likelihood of developing autoimmune conditions, such as multiple sclerosis.


Parkinson’s: New research shows disease originates in the gut

Parkinson’s: New research shows disease originates in the gut
Posted on 27 Jun 2019 by James Morelli-Green

New research has shown that Parkinson’s disease originates in the gut, with proteins which kill nerve endings spreading to the brain.


Intense exercise linked to increase risk of developing MND

Intense exercise linked to increase risk of developing MND
Posted on 25 Jun 2019 by James Morelli-Green

A recent study has suggested that intense exercise could be linked to an increased risk of developing motor neurone disease (MND)


Scientists find early brain signs of Parkinson’s

Scientists find early brain signs of Parkinson’s
Posted on 20 Jun 2019 by James Morelli-Green

Scientists have found that changes in the brain can identify Parkinson’s disease years before any physical symptoms are present.


AI study brings hope for multiple sclerosis treatment

AI study brings hope for multiple sclerosis treatment
Posted on 17 Jun 2019 by James Morelli-Green

In the latest study into how artificial intelligence (AI) can support treatment for degenerative illnesses, researchers at two London universities have trained AI to track responses to the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).