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Latest Multiple Sclerosis News and Research
  1. Inflammation needs energy An important source for this energy is oxygen, which is indispensable for the cells of the immune system to work properly.
  2. People with Multiple Sclerosis -- MS -- who feel stigmatized are more likely to suffer from depression, according to researchers, who add that having a support system of friends and family and a sense of autonomy may help reduce the harmful effects of stigma.
  3. A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in up to 60 percent of those at risk for the disease, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida in Gainesville.
  4. Learning techniques to help manage stress may help people with epilepsy reduce how often they have seizures, according to a study published in the February 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
  5. Nerve fibers are surrounded by a myelin sheath. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich have now made the first-ever "live" observations of how this protective layer is formed.