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Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life', study shows

Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and living 10-15% longer<p>Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat …

Stem Cells

Slimy slugs inspire 'potentially lifesaving' medical glue

<b>A defensive mucus secreted by slugs has inspired a new kind of adhesive that could transform medicine, say scientists.</b><p>The "bio-glue" is incredibly strong, moves with the body and crucially, sticks to wet surfaces.<p>The team at Harvard University have even used it to seal a hole in a pig's …

Scientists are trying to treat autoimmune disease with intestinal worms

“Worm therapy” has a mixed record in clinical trials.<p>It takes a hookworm four to six weeks to travel through the human body and reach the gut, where it latches onto the small intestine and sucks blood to sustain itself.<p>That doesn't just sound gross; it also sounds like a situation that would …

Social Security Disability review

Every morning I sit down with my cup of coffee, and I decide what I want to write about. Today being no different than any other day. Marshmallow, of …

Ted Cruz Congratulated A Woman On Her Multiple Sclerosis On Live TV

Ted Cruz, a former presidential candidate/literal puddle of sludge I miss laughing at every single day, took part in a CNN debate on the future of …

Good Guy Ted Cruz Congratulated a Woman on Having Multiple Sclerosis

Then he explained why her Medicaid had to go.<p>When you're hell-bent on stripping people of their healthcare, things can get awkward. Take last night, for example. At a CNN debate on healthcare between ideological antitheses Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz, a woman with multiple sclerosis asked Cruz to …

Multiple Sclerosis

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

How to Get into a Rhythm at Work If You Can’t Stick to a Schedule

A lot of individuals with a rebellious streak resist structure, snub the idea of a schedule, and then find that their lives and creative output aren’t nearly as harmonious as they hoped.<p>If you fall at this end of the spectrum and find it hard to accept — and even harder to follow — a standard …

To the People Who Say 'But You Look So Good!' About My Multiple Sclerosis

“But, you look so good!”<p>Pfft. Just so we’re clear. This doesn’t mean you <i>actually</i> look good. I mean, you’re probably not bleeding and there’s a good …

Jamie-Lynn Sigler On Her Battle With Multiple Sclerosis

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Mother, Actress, Baseball Wife, on Quora.</b><p>Q: How has your battle with multiple sclerosis affected your career?<p>A: Well, I …

Learning to live with multiple sclerosis

<i>This week is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness week. In honor of the many people living with the disease, we’re running one writer’s account of coping</i> …

Multiple Sclerosis

Lea Michele Supports Jamie Lynn-Sigler & Multiple Sclerosis At DVF Shopping Event

<b>Jamie-Lynn Sigler</b> is surrounded by support inside the <i>Diane von Furstenberg Shopping Event</i> held at The Grove on Thursday night (February 25) in Los …

Multiple Sclerosis

Shingles may be related to increased risk of multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Living with Multiple Sclerosis: 4 Ways My Diagnosis Made Me a Better Person

When you’re diagnosed with an incurable disease, it’s shocking: you are suddenly required to re-think the possibilities of the rest of your future. …

This woman who received a cruel, ableist note had an amazing, important response

When Australian mom Justine Van Der Borne was at Michigan Shopping Centre with her daughter, she was having a good day. . . until one person decided …

Multiple Sclerosis