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Epstein-Barr virus may be leading cause of multiple sclerosis, suggests study
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Epstein-Barr virus may be leading cause of multiple sclerosis, suggests study

Multiple sclerosis is a potentially disabling disease that occurs when immune system cells mistakenly attack the protective coating on nerve fibers, gradually eroding them

Christina Applegate says she has multiple sclerosis: It’s been a strange journey
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Christina Applegate says she has multiple sclerosis: It’s been a strange journey

Christina Applegate, on Twitter, shared her multiple sclerosis diagnosis and said she is grateful to the people, who also have this condition, for their support.

Two-year study to analyse how COVID-19 vaccines affect people with weakened immunity
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Two-year study to analyse how COVID-19 vaccines affect people with weakened immunity

Dozens of French hospitals have launched a two-year study with 10,000 people to find out how people respond to coronavirus immunisation.

Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study
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Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study

Researchers have shown changes to intestinal mucus affect the balance of gut bacteria but no-one made the connection between gut mucus and the brain.

World Multiple Sclerosis Day 2020: Five tips for caregivers of MS patients
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World Multiple Sclerosis Day 2020: Five tips for caregivers of MS patients

Multiple sclerosis occurs when our immune system attacks the myelin sheath (the outer layer) of the brain cells.

A glitch in the brain: understanding multiple sclerosis
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A glitch in the brain: understanding multiple sclerosis

MS is characterized by disruption of neuronal signals within the body and brain - leading to mild to severe disability

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI
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Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI

Researchers had better luck with some sounds like sh's & less so with abrupt ones like b's & p's.

Cruel Intentions star Selma Blair reveals she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
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Cruel Intentions star Selma Blair reveals she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Selma Blair shared on Instagram that she has been suffering from multiple sclerosis

Watch: Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' gets a bhangra makeover
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Watch: Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' gets a bhangra makeover

Two sardars who are part of the Martime Bhangra Group dance to Ed Sheeran's Shape of You.

Brain disorders might be diagnosed early using Google Glass
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Brain disorders might be diagnosed early using Google Glass

Scientists have developed a diagnosis system based on virtual reality (VR) technology that may help in the early detection of various neuro-degenerative disorders including multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease.

Researchers develop technology for treating multiple sclerosis with gaming cameras
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Researchers develop technology for treating multiple sclerosis with gaming cameras

Using a gaming camera can help clinicians objectively monitor gait of multiple sclerosis patients.

Did you know six cups of coffee a day may cut multiple sclerosis risk?
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Did you know six cups of coffee a day may cut multiple sclerosis risk?

Excessive intake of coffee is likely to reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune condition affecting the nerve cells, finds a study.

Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D
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Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D

Patients taking interferon-beta, a drug for multiple sclerosis (MS), received almost three times as much vitamin D from sun exposure than those not taking the treatment, say new findings.

The antithesis to Mitt Romney on campaign — Ann, his wife
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The antithesis to Mitt Romney on campaign — Ann, his wife

She is warm, composed, approachable and careful with her words. The mother of five and grandmother of 16 has also become the behind-the-scenes glue in Mitt Romney's well-organised campaign.