Assuming brain is required, the following results were found.

  • Fooling nerve cells into acting normal

    By measuring... read more Feb. 26, 2018 — Researchers have come up with a new way to measure electrical activity in the brain. Their new light-sensitive protein can be embedded into neuron membranes, where it emits a fluorescent signal that... read...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/fooling-nerve-cells-into-acting-normal
  • What to know about surgery for MS

    of contents Multiple sclerosis attacks the protective coating around the nerves throughout the body, including those in the brain. Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease, which means that it typically becomes worse over time. As it progresses, a...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/what-to-know-about-surgery-for-ms-1
  • Study shows promise in repairing damaged myelin

    Science University have developed a compound that stimulates repair of the protective sheath that covers nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The discovery, involving mice genetically engineered to mimic multiple sclerosis, published in the journal...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/study-shows-promise-in-repairing-damaged-myelin
  • Common treatment for multiple sclerosis may prolong life

    drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) is associated with longer survival for patients. The study, published today in the journal Brain, found that people with MS who took a beta interferon drug had a 32 per cent lower mortality risk than those that did not...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/common-treatment-for-multiple-sclerosis-may-prolong-life
  • How does MS affect the eyes?

    coating of these cells, which is called the myelin sheath. Damage to these cells can cause permanent scarring in the brain, leading to a range of symptoms. Although MS affects each person differently, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) note...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/how-does-ms-affect-the-eyes-1
  • Symptoms of MS and Demyelinating Diseases

    system usually depend on which portion of the nervous system is involved. For example, a problem near the part of the brain involved with sensing movement will be felt as abnormal movement sensation or vertigo. A problem in the pathway carrying vision...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/8-symptoms-of-ms-and-demyelinating-diseases
  • Intellectual Disability DSM-5 Update? Ritalin Brain Changes in Boys

    (MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world Original link (MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world Original link

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/intellectual-disability-dsm-5-update-ritalin-brain-changes-in-boys
  • Big Bucks for Burnout: Can $155M Solve the Problem?

    Today) -- New UCSD institute has ambitious goal: to measure compassion in the brain, and instill it in young physicians Original link (MedPage Today) -- New UCSD institute has ambitious goal: to measure compassion in the brain, and instill it in young...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/big-bucks-for-burnout-can-155m-solve-the-problem
  • New compound offers superior therapeutic approach to treat MS

    affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts of the body, resulting in symptoms that range from numbness and tingling in the arms and legs to blindness...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/new-compound-offers-superior-therapeutic-approach-to-treat-ms
  • Disability progression in multiple sclerosis linked to income, education

    neurons to enable rapid transmission of electrical signals. When myelin or neurons are damaged, communication between the brain and other parts of the body is disrupted leading to impaired ability including vision problems, muscle weakness, difficulty...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/disability-progression-in-multiple-sclerosis-linked-to-income-education
  • Researchers optimize aptamer with enhanced myelin-binding properties for MS treatment

    sclerosis. The study, which also provides the first evidence of cross-reactivity of this myelin-binding aptamer with human brain cells, is published in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. Click...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/researchers-optimize-aptamer-with-enhanced-myelin-binding-properties-for-ms-treatment
  • Tysabri (natalizumab) approved for MS

    * antibody that makes it difficult for immune system cells to move into the brain and spinal cord * for relapsing remitting MS that has not responded to other treatment * reduces relapse rate * IV infusion once every four weeks * 1/3 of patients...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-medications/19-tysabri-natalizumab-approved-for-ms
  • Management of Relapses in MS

    down the immune system. Small doses may be worse than no treatment at all, and the large doses are needed to get into the brain to interrupt the cycle of immune injury and get inflammatory cells out of the brain. Such treatments have been found to be...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/9-management-of-relapses-in-ms
  • What is Multiple Sclerosis?

    a chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue.

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/80-q-and-a/ms-glossary/7999-what-is-multiple-sclerosis
  • Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling, often-overlooked disease

    have some form of MS, a disease in which white blood cells damage the myelin coatings of nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain, often causing neurological problems. But just 3-10 percent of those patients have pediatric onset MS, which occurs in...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/pediatric-onset-multiple-sclerosis-study-examines-baffling-often-overlooked-disease
  • Can naltrexone help with multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    Endorphins are hormones that the body usually releases during stress or pain. They interact with the opiate receptors in the brain, which helps reduce the feelings of pain. Naltrexone may work for MS because endorphins help reduce inflammation....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/can-naltrexone-help-with-multiple-sclerosis-ms-1
  • What to know about MS in children

    the milestones at a younger age than people who receive a diagnosis in adulthood. According to one study, lesions on the brain that result from MS were more inflamed in children with the disease, compared with adults. Children and juveniles with MS tend...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/what-to-know-about-ms-in-children-1
  • Treatment of symptoms in MS

    severe. Tremor can occur in some individuals, often in the head or hands. Medication can diminish this, or in rare cases brain surgery. Trouble with walking or balance may require aids and special training to use them to assist one in doing daily...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/11-treatment-of-symptoms-in-ms
  • Why do people get MS?

    at random following an infection with a common virus, leading to a disorder of the immune response which injuries the brain unnecessarily.

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/12-why-do-people-get-ms
  • Testing for multiple sclerosis

    nervous system come and go without another explanation. The most useful tests for multiple sclerosis are MR imaging of the brain and sometimes spinal cord, cerebrospinal fluid examination for abnormal immune proteins, and electrical testing such as...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/ms-and-demyelinating-diseases/13-testing-for-multiple-sclerosis

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