Multiple Sclerosis

  • Nano particles protect brain from multiple sclerosis 23-11-2012 02:26 PM

    Sydney: Nano particles could prevent the immune system from attack of multiple sclerosis (MS), a debilitating nerve disease diagnosed between 20 and 40 years, according to a finding. MS affects any area of the brain, optic nerve, and spinal cord, damaging the myelin sheath, which protects the nerve cells, slowing...
  • Multiple Sclerosis treatment a challenge in India? 21-02-2012 10:39 AM

    Chennai: One in a lakh Indians is thought to suffer from multiple sclerosis, a life-long disorder of the nervous system. Support groups are lobbying to bring the disease under the Disability Act, and are fighting for insurance cover. It was 18 years ago that Mariam Nisreen was struck by multiple...
  • Pills for multiple sclerosis to be available soon 23-01-2011 05:39 PM

    London: A pill for multiple sclerosis (MS) could be available after regulators agree to grant a licence. MS is the most common disabling neurological condition, affecting almost 100,000 Britons. Every week 50 young people are diagnosed with it. The drug, fingolimod, has been found to slow down the progress of...
  • Damage from multiple sclerosis can be reversed 07-12-2010 04:19 PM

    London: Damage caused by multiple sclerosis could be reversed by activating stem cells that can repair injury in the central nervous system, a study has shown. Researchers from the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh have identified a mechanism essential for regenerating insulating layers - known as myelin sheaths - that...
  • US woman with debilitating disease conquers Everest 20-09-2009 12:27 PM

    Lori Schneider accepts that condition worsens, such feats will be impossible. ...
  • Human-cow hybrid embryo stirs debate in UK Parliament 04-04-2008 10:32 PM

    Melbourne: India were bounced and bruised at the MCG, declared a gleeful Australian media which on Friday hailed their cricket team for their surprise humbling of the famed batting line-up of the visitors in the first Test here. The much vaunted Indian batting line-up came under attack from the Australian...