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Researchers may have discovered a cause of multiple sclerosis

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @RobShmerlingMultiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that causes damage to the substance that covers nerve cells. This interrupts …

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Immune cells cross blood-brain barrier in multiple sclerosis

Researchers probing the mechanisms of nerve tissue damage in multiple sclerosis have identified two ways in which white blood cells overcome the …

Scientists are seeking new strategies to fight multiple sclerosis

Facing so many unknowns about multiple sclerosis, researchers explore the immune system, the neurons and the gut to fight the disease.

How Massage and Bodywork Is Used to Treat MS Patients

Massages are known to relieve pain, stress and help out with problem areas. According to the National MS Society, it’s one of the most well-known …

9 Ways Multiple Sclerosis Affects Your Body From Head to Toe

<b>Multiple sclerosis (MS)</b> is a chronic illness that presents many different symptoms since it can affect any part of the human body. While no two …

Multiple sclerosis: 'Guardian molecule' may lead to new treatment

By studying interactions between testosterone and the immune system in male mice, scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, have …

How testosterone protects men from multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a devastating degenerative disease with no known cure. A big mystery surrounding the disease is why it seems to affect …

Multiple Sclerosis

This Is How MS Impacts My Social Life

<b>Health and wellness touch everyone’s life differently. These are some people’s stories.</b><p>Chronic conditions like multiple sclerosis (MS) can change …

I Shouldn’t Be Criminalised for Using Cannabis to Ease My Constant Pain

A new UK bill could give hope to millions of people suffering unnecessarily, allowing them to choose their medical path. For much of my adult life …

Cannabis

8 Multiple Sclerosis Studies Pharmacists Should Know About, Part 1

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating autoimmune disease characterized by fatigue, impaired coordination, and muscle spasm and weakness. More …

Turning Back the Aging Clock

News Writer: Lori Dajose Mitochondrial DNA is the small circular chromosome found inside mitochondria. The mitochondria are organelles found in cells …

Neuroscience

Cutting Edge Science on Flipboard

By JayBro (Jon Brooks) | New Developments, Breakthroughs, Follow me onTwitter:@JonBrooks1972<p>Trillions upon trillions of viruses fall from the sky …

Multiple Sclerosis May Affect Ability to Read Social Cues

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable disease that can damage key parts of the central nervous system and may cause a host of debilitating …

Multiple Sclerosis: Here's Why Cannabis Is So Effective Against MS

Cannabis has been wildly successful in treating symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. Patients all over the world have found much-needed relief from pain, …

Failure Of Latest HIV Vaccine Test: A 'Huge Disappointment'

The largest current study of an AIDS vaccine, involving 2,500 people, is being stopped.<p>After an oversight committee took a preliminary peek at the results this past Monday, they concluded there was no way the study would show that the vaccine prevents HIV infection.<p>Nor would the vaccine suppress …

The Science of What Makes You You and How Old Your Body Really Is

A biological Ship-of-Theseus exploration of how quickly your body replaces itself, from your nails to your neurons.<p><i>“Life is mostly an exercise in being something other than what we used to be while remaining fundamentally — and sometimes maddeningly — who we are,”</i> Meghan Daum wrote in her …

Personal Identity

I Tried To Live Off Apple Pay, And It Didn't Really Work

I lost my credit card last week, something which I in no way blame on the Apple corporation. It represented an opportunity of sorts, however: I’ve got an iPhone 6, but had never really played around with Apple Pay before. This is great, I thought: I may have no credit card, but this is 2016, and …

Apple Pay

This amazing wearable can do so much more than the Apple Watch

Called the Rufus Cuff, the device is a computer worn on your wrist, which runs a complete Android operating system. Unlike other smart watches and similar wearables that must be linked to a phone, the Cuff is a standalone, though it can connect to a phone if you need it to.<p>The device is jam-packed …

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'Death test' could predict chance of dying within 30 days

Health experts say a new test will prevent futile and expensive medical treatments which prolong suffering<p>A test to determine if elderly patients will die within 30 days of being admitted to hospital has been developed by doctors to give them the chance to go home or say goodbye to loved …

How do you break your penis?

Erections are fascinating things. Did you know the little blighters even occur in the womb? And that men well into their nineties report fully functioning trouser salutes? Something to look forward to then, along with the free bus pass.<p>They can also lead to all sorts of mishaps – the type of …

Inflammation

Study: Electrical Signals Can Regrow Brain Cells

Researchers uncover a new kind of neuron that can tell the stem cells in a mouse brain to grow more neurons.<p><b>Scientists have found a kind of brain cell in</b> mice that can instruct stem cells to start making more neurons, according to a new study. In addition, they found that electrical signals could …

There Might Be 100 Million Planets In The Galaxy With Complex Life

What a multitude of worlds! A new study suggests that the Milky Way could host 100 million planets with complex life, leaving no lack of choice for …

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech

Futurist Ray Kurzweil, for example, believes that by 2040 artificial intelligence will be so good that humans will be fully immersed in virtual reality and that something called the Singularity, when technology becomes so advanced that it changes the human race irreversibly, will occur.<p>Kevin Kelly, …

How Apple Is Invading Our Bodies

<i>For the full story, read this week’s TIME magazine.</i><p>With the unveiling of the Apple Watch Tuesday in Cupertino, California, Apple is attempting to put …

A Brief Guide to Common Painkillers

Click to enlarge<p>Following on from the previous post on antibiotics, it seemed logical to also take a look at the drugs we take to relieve pain. …