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Sildenafil reduces Raynaud's frequency in patients with systemic sclerosis

— 9 Mar 2011 18:05 | Health

Researchers in Europe reported that treatment with modified-release sildenafil significantly reduced the frequency of attacks of Raynaud's phenomenon in patients with limited cutaneous…

Multiple sclerosis blocked in mouse model

— 8 Mar 2011 14:41 | Health

Scientists have blocked harmful immune cells from entering the brain in mice with a condition similar to multiple sclerosis (MS)…

Cigarette smoking associated with increased risk of developing ALS

— 15 Feb 2011 16:39 | Health

Cigarette smoking may be associated with an increased risk of developing the muscle-wasting disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a report in the February issue…

Preliminary new blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease uncovered

— 12 Feb 2011 20:17 | Health

UT Southwestern Medical Centre scientists have helped develop a novel technology to diagnose Alzheimer's disease from blood samples long before symptoms appear…

Hope for stroke victims

— 8 Feb 2011 17:12 | Health

Much of the devastation of stroke and head trauma is due to damage caused the overproduction of a substance in the brain called glutamate. Preventing this damage has been impossible,…

New MS target identified by Canadian researchers

— 12 Jan 2011 17:34 | Health

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease caused by damage to myelin - the protective covering wrapped around the nerves of the central nervous system (CNS)…

Women with MS more likely to have MS-related gene than men

— 6 Jan 2011 14:53 | Health

Women who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have a gene associated with multiple sclerosis than men with the disease and it is this gene region where environment interacts…

Link between cholesterol compound and multiple sclerosis unlikely, researchers say

— 16 Dec 2010 16:52 | Health

New research findings appearing in the January Journal of Lipid Research indicate that compounds called oxysterols are not present in any significant amount in multiple sclerosis patients,…

Decoding the disease that perplexes: Salk scientists discover new target for MS

— 26 Oct 2010 13:29 | Health

Scientists are closer to solving one of the many mysteries of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, thanks to a recent study conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological…

New findings on multiple sclerosis - immune cells also attack neurones directly

— 24 Sep 2010 11:22 | Health

Researchers in Germany have gained new insight into how the immune system causes damage associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), an incurable neuroinflammatory disorder. Using imaging…

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