Tag Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

MS: Intestinal Bacteria On Stone Age Diet

Research shows that intestinal bacteria are linked to multiple sclerosis. An American doctor, suffering from MS herself, is investing efforts on a special diet which resembles the paleo diet. Her self-experiment will now be tested in a clinical trial. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer
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MS: One Blow Follows Another

It is now known that repeated blows to the head can lead to severe brain damage even decades later. According to a recent study, traumatic brain injuries are particularly dangerous during adolescence. They are thought to increase the risk of developing multiple more...

Article by Anke Hörster
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Autoimmunity: Pressing The Reset Button

An "immune reset" represents the last hope for some patients with an autoimmune disease. Ablative chemotherapy is followed by autologous transplantation of haematopoietic stem cells. The road is hard, but healing is possible. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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MS: Healing Through High-Risk Therapy

One radical method of treatment seems able to stop MS – but the treatment is life-threatening. First, the researchers almost completely killed the immune system of patients by chemotherapy. Then they transplanted autologous stem cells into the patients. more...

Article by Irene Habich

Multiple Sclerosis: The faeces is out of kilter

It is still unclear which events lead to MS-genesis. Environmental factors and genetic predisposition do however seem to play a role. The eyes of the researchers are now focused on the intestine: its bacterial community could be acting as an MS trigger. more...

Radical Scavengers: Blood Pressure Reducers against MS

The environmental pollutant acrolein could be an essential cause for Multiple Sclerosis. Tobacco smoke and car exhaust fumes contain this toxin, but the body produces it as well. Potential therapeutic: The hypertension drug Hydralzin. more...

Article by Julia Hofmann
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