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  1. Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Virus

    March 25, 2003 -- There is new evidence linking the virus that causes mononucleosis with an increased risk for multiple sclerosis, but experts say it is unlikely that Epstein-Barr virus infection alone triggers the degenerative nerve disease. "Epstein-Barr virus [EBV] is intriguing, but it is not th

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  2. Creatine Won't Help Lou Gehrig's Disease

    March 24, 2003 -- Despite promising early studies on mice, the supplement creatine monohydrate does not seem to help people with Lou Gehrig's disease. However, with so much research directed toward this effort, more promising results may soon develop. The degenerative disease -- which is ultimately

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  3. Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Questioned

    Feb. 13, 2003 -- Interferon treatments may have become the new standard of care for many multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in the last decade, but a new review of research shows little is known about the long-term effects of the popular drugs. Researchers say the review of interferon-based treatments

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  4. Feed a Cold, Starve MS

    Jan. 16, 2003 -- Starving saves mice from a kind of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study shows. The finding adds convincing new evidence linking a fat-fighting hormone to MS and other autoimmune diseases. In MS, the immune system attacks the body's own nerve linings. As in many other autoimmune dise

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  5. Novantrone Helps Worsening MS

    Dec. 27, 2002 -- Novantrone slows worsening multiple sclerosis (MS), a European study shows. Based largely on these results, the drug already has U.S. FDA approval. Novantrone apparently inhibits the nerve-destroying immune responses at the heart of MS. It's the only drug now approved for treatment

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  6. Cholesterol Drugs Might Work for MS

    -->Nov. 6, 2002 -- Millions of people take statins to lower their cholesterol, but early studies suggests these drugs may also be useful in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and type 1 diabetes. In newly published research from the University

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  7. Don't Delay MS Treatment

    Oct. 25, 2002 -- For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a delay in treatment allows the disease to worsen. A new study looks at treatment for relapsing-remitting MS, a form of the neurological disorder that involves acute attacks followed by recovery periods. Those patients who didn't start drug t

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  8. Antibody May Trigger MS

    Oct. 16, 2002 -- Researchers have identified a potential key player in multiple sclerosis. People with advanced disease show significantly elevated levels of an antibody called anti-MOG. Researchers don't know yet whether this antibody is a cause or a byproduct of nerve damage. But the finding shoul

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  9. Statins May Help MS Patients

    Oct. 7, 2002 -- The popular cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may also help slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to preliminary testing. A new study suggests statins can have a potent effect on the immune system, which might make them useful in treating a variety of c

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  10. MS Discoveries Edge Closer to Cure

    -->May 31, 2002 -- Although researchers stop short of using the term "cure," several new discoveries may provide scientists with valuable clues about what causes multiple sclerosis and how to stop the nerve damage it causes. In a study published in the June 2002 issue of Brain, Mayo Clinic researche

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