Assuming myelin is required, the following results were found.

  • Our vulnerable nervous system: What affects its protective sheaths?

    Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) led by Prof. Dr. Michael Wegner have now discovered how the formation of myelin sheaths is regulated by protein molecules. This knowledge could be used to help MS patients by stimulating the formation of new myelin sheaths after...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/our-vulnerable-nervous-system-what-affects-its-protective-sheaths
  • Multiple sclerosis: Helping cells to help themselves

    - Universitätsmedizin BerlinSummary:Diseases such as multiple sclerosis are characterized by damage to the 'myelin sheath', a protective covering wrapped around nerve cells akin to insulation around an electrical wire. Researchers have discovered how...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/multiple-sclerosis-helping-cells-to-help-themselves
  • Environmental factors may trigger onset of multiple sclerosis

    Tel Aviv University study finds that certain environmental conditions may precipitate structural changes that take place in myelin sheaths in the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS). Myelin sheaths are the "insulating tape" surrounding axons; axons carry...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/environmental-factors-may-trigger-onset-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • Read more about efforts to understand tissue damage in MS

    lead to tissue damage in MS is crucial to our focus on reversing this damage to regain function through nervous system and myelin repair. Overview We pursue all promising paths to uncover solutions for EVERYONE with MS, wherever those opportunities...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/read-more-about-efforts-to-understand-tissue-damage-in-ms
  • Researchers Reverse Aspects of Aging to Increase Myelin Repair in Rats

    that normally comes with older age. Multiple sclerosis involves immune attacks that damage brain tissues, including the myelin coating on nerve fibers. The brain has its own resident stem cells, called OPCs, that can initiate myelin repair after damage....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/researchers-reverse-aspects-of-aging-to-increase-myelin-repair-in-rats
  • Chemical compound produces beneficial inflammation, remyelination that could help treat multiple sclerosis

    however, repair of damaged axons, the long threadlike parts of nerve cells that conduct impulses between cells or restore myelin, the protective sheath that surrounds the axons of neurons essential for the proper functioning of the brain and spinal...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/chemical-compound-produces-beneficial-inflammation-remyelination-that-could-help-treat-multiple-sclerosis
  • Concussions loosen insulation around brain cells

    -- even though the athletes felt fine and were deemed ready to return to the ice. A loosening of that insulation, called myelin, slows the transmission of electrical signals between brain cells, or neurons. Researchers have previously shown in animals...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/concussions-loosen-insulation-around-brain-cells
  • Study shows promise in repairing damaged myelin

    slowing or blocking electrical signals from reaching the eyes, muscles and other parts of the body. This sheath is called myelin. Although myelin can regrow through exposure to thyroid hormones, researchers have not pursued thyroid hormone therapies due...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/study-shows-promise-in-repairing-damaged-myelin
  • Newly discovered leukodystrophy in children: Potential cure

    InstituteSummary:Medical researchers have uncovered a novel disease of children affecting the brain white matter -- the myelin sheath --, leading to severe incapacity and death in some cases. These defects were corrected by a treatment with fingolimod,...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/newly-discovered-leukodystrophy-in-children-potential-cure
  • Research on immune activity in MS

    of the role that the immune system plays in this disease. This system is involved both in the inflammatory attacks on myelin and, very possibly, in the injury to axons (the wire-like nerve fibers) that contributes to longer-term disability. Research on...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/research-on-immune-activity-in-ms
  • Researchers optimize aptamer with enhanced myelin-binding properties for MS treatment

    new study has demonstrated the enhanced ability of an optimized 20-nucleotide derivative of a larger DNA aptamer to bind myelin in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis. FULL STORY -A new study has demonstrated the enhanced ability of an optimized...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/researchers-optimize-aptamer-with-enhanced-myelin-binding-properties-for-ms-treatment
  • New clues to the origin and progression of multiple sclerosis

    new cases annually. MS develops when the immune system's white blood cells attack the insulating fatty substance known as myelin that coats nerve fibres in the central nervous system. This interferes with the proper transmission of nerve electric...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/new-clues-to-the-origin-and-progression-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • A Surprising Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis - Technology Networks

    about 5 percent of the brain and spinal cord, and they play an important and beneficial role by making cells that produce myelin – insulation for nerve cells. In MS, the body’s immune system begins to attack the myelin, leading to a progressively...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/a-surprising-contributor-to-multiple-sclerosis-technology-networks
  • Novel subtype of multiple sclerosis

    nature of the disease. MS has long been characterized as a disease of the brain's white matter, where immune cells destroy myelin -- the fatty protective covering on nerve cells. The destruction of myelin (called demyelination) was believed to be...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/novel-subtype-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • Compound Created to Help Reconstruct Myelin in Multiple Sclerosis - Technology Networks

    Created to Help Reconstruct Myelin in Multiple Sclerosis Technology NetworksCould a modified vegetable compound treat multiple sclerosis? FierceBiotechCompound promotes healing of myelin in nervous system disorders Drug Target ReviewView full coverage...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/compound-created-to-help-reconstruct-myelin-in-multiple-sclerosis-technology-networks
  • What to know about optic neuritis and MS

    vision problems, painful eyes, and temporary vision loss. Multiple sclerosis (MS) can cause inflammation and damage to the myelin sheath in the optic nerve. This damage is called optic neuritis. Although the symptoms of optic neuritis tend to subside...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/what-to-know-about-optic-neuritis-and-ms
  • Study sheds light on brain cell changes in people with MS

    how disease progresses, the researchers say. MS occurs when the protective sheath that surrounds nerve cells -- called myelin -- becomes damaged. This means that nerve cells cannot transmit signals around the body as effectively. It also leaves nerve...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/study-sheds-light-on-brain-cell-changes-in-people-with-ms
  • Infusion Treatments: Benefits and Side Effects

    that affects the central nervous system (CNS). With MS, your immune system mistakenly attacks your nerves and destroys myelin, their protective coating. If left untreated, MS can eventually destroy all of the myelin surrounding your nerves. Then it may...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/infusion-treatments-benefits-and-side-effects
  • Are the 'viral' agents of MS, ALS and schizophrenia buried in our genome?

    disorders." Role in MS So far, the strongest evidence links HERVs to MS. "MS is caused by direct autoimmune attacks on myelin -- the fatty coating of nerve cells -- in the brain and spinal cord," explains Kuery. "But we don't yet understand how these...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/are-the-viral-agents-of-ms-als-and-schizophrenia-buried-in-our-genome
  • New Study Shows Why Myelin Repair May Fall Short in MS

    discover that immature brain cells can be hijacked to act as immune helpers that can ramp up MS-related damage to myelin and suppress its repair. Learn how this game-changing finding may bring us closer to stopping MS. READ FULL STORY HERE This Article...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/new-study-shows-why-myelin-repair-may-fall-short-in-ms

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