Assuming scientists is required, the following results were found.

  • Fooling nerve cells into acting normal

    related to spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy Date:Source:University of Missouri-ColumbiaSummary:Scientists have discovered that a neuron's own electrical signal, or voltage, can indicate whether the neuron is functioning normally. If...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/fooling-nerve-cells-into-acting-normal
  • How do ancient viruses cause MS and other neurological diseases?

    pave the way for future treatments? What links neurological conditions and ancient viruses? Transposable elements, which scientists also call transposons or jumping genes, are stretches of DNA that harbor the ability to move around our genome....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/how-do-ancient-viruses-cause-ms-and-other-neurological-diseases
  • How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis

    the development of autoimmune conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, later in life — this is what a recent study that scientists conducted in mice seems to suggest. Could viral infections that occur during childhood 'pave the way' for MS later in life?...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/how-childhood-viral-infections-may-later-drive-multiple-sclerosis
  • A Surprising Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis - Technology Networks

    Cells that scientists have largely ignored when studying multiple sclerosis are actually key contributors to MS development, new research from the School of Medicine shows. The discovery suggests new avenues for devising treatments and is a vital step...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/a-surprising-contributor-to-multiple-sclerosis-technology-networks
  • Scientists create new map of brain's immune system

    Center -- University of Freiburg has created an entirely new map of the brain's own immune system in humans and mice. The scientists succeeded in demonstrating for the first time ever that the phagocytes in the brain, the so-called microglia, all have...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/scientists-create-new-map-of-brain-s-immune-system
  • MS genes formerly missing-in-action have been found

    Date:Source:Yale UniversitySummary:Scientists have cracked a tough nut in multiple sclerosis: where are all the genes? FULL STORY An international collaboration led by scientists at Yale has cracked a tough nut in multiple sclerosis: Where are all the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/ms-genes-formerly-missing-in-action-have-been-found
  • Nature of immune cells in the human brain disclosed

    (cytokines) they produce, and how they are controlled," says researcher and neurologist in training Joost Smolders. The scientists have found that the two proteins CTLA-4 and PD-1 are present in large quantities on T cells. These proteins, for which the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/nature-of-immune-cells-in-the-human-brain-disclosed
  • NIH trial aims to improve drug discovery for ischemic stroke

    promising treatments The term “preclinical” refers to preliminary medical research conducted in laboratories where scientists investigate the causes of disease and potential new treatments. This often involves modelling such diseases in rodents and over...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/nih-trial-aims-to-improve-drug-discovery-for-ischemic-stroke
  • Our vulnerable nervous system: What affects its protective sheaths?

    attacks the protective sheaths around nerve fibres. In conjunction with researchers from Münster, Germany, a team of scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) led by Prof. Dr. Michael Wegner have now discovered how the...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/our-vulnerable-nervous-system-what-affects-its-protective-sheaths
  • Link between gut flora and multiple sclerosis discovered

    understanding of the pathological processes. Inflammatory cascade In the journal Science Translational Medicine, the scientists report that T cells -- i.e. the immune cells responsible for pathological processes -- react to a protein called GDP-L-fucose...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/link-between-gut-flora-and-multiple-sclerosis-discovered
  • Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don’t work in people

    in drug research. This is partly because of obvious behavioral differences between the two species. Allen Institute scientists have developed the most detailed “parts list” of the human brain to date and made a discovery that could explain why many...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/research-explains-why-many-psychiatric-drugs-that-work-in-the-lab-don-t-work-in-people
  • New compound offers superior therapeutic approach to treat MS

    from feminizing male mice to increasing the risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke. An interdisciplinary team of scientists have piggy-backed on this approach with a new concept that side steps the negative side effects while alleviating symptoms. In...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/new-compound-offers-superior-therapeutic-approach-to-treat-ms
  • Study shows promise in repairing damaged myelin

    researcher in physiology and pharmacology. Co-authors credited the breakthrough to a collaboration that involved scientists and physicians with expertise ranging across neurology, genetics, advanced imaging, physiology and pharmacology. One patient said...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/study-shows-promise-in-repairing-damaged-myelin
  • How new gene discoveries could guide precision medicine in multiple sclerosis

    progressive MS, causes the death of nerve cells, which often leads to vision loss and other neurological problems. Now, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they’ve identified gene variants that play a role in MS-related vision loss—a discovery that...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/how-new-gene-discoveries-could-guide-precision-medicine-in-multiple-sclerosis
  • Novel PET imaging agent could help guide therapy for brain diseases

    in learning and memory. The study is featured in the April issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Swiss and German scientists developed the new PET radioligand, 11C-Me-NB1, for imaging GluN1/GluN2B-containing N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors (a...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/novel-pet-imaging-agent-could-help-guide-therapy-for-brain-diseases
  • First clues to the causes of multiple sclerosis

    viral pathogen developed an inflammatory brain disease reminiscent to Multiple Sclerosis." Based on these outcomes, the scientists analysed how the expression of the genes in the CD8+ T cells varied according to the pathogen used to activate them. This...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/first-clues-to-the-causes-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • Does sunlight change our gut microbiome?

    Scientists show that ultraviolet (UV) light exposure leads to changes in the gut microbiome, but only in volunteers who were deficient in vitamin D. Share on PinterestCan sunlight affect our gut microbiomes? There is plenty of evidence that links...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/does-sunlight-change-our-gut-microbiome
  • Vitamin D no defense against dementia

    New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or other brain-related disorders....

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/vitamin-d-no-defense-against-dementia
  • A constellation of symptoms presages first definitive signs of multiple sclerosis

    or an examination of spinal fluid. Canada has one of the highest rate of MS in the world, for reasons that elude scientists. During the five years before people develop the first clinically recognized signs of multiple sclerosis (MS), they are up to...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/a-constellation-of-symptoms-presages-first-definitive-signs-of-multiple-sclerosis
  • First evidence of immune response targeting brain cells in autism - Medical Xpress

    accumulation of immune cells surrounding blood vessels in the brain. He also noted mysterious bubbles or blisters that scientists call blebs accumulating around these cuffed blood vessels. Anderson and colleagues subsequently found these blebs contained...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/blog/first-evidence-of-immune-response-targeting-brain-cells-in-autism-medical-xpress

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