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What do I need to know about multiple sclerosis (MS) research roundup?

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This is an exciting time for multiple sclerosis (MS) research. New technologies and insights are speeding the pace of discovery. In fact, there are more MS treatments in development now than ever before.

MS is a neurological disease that can cause extreme tiredness, vision changes, trouble moving, and other problems. Scientists are looking for ways to:

  • Stop the disease from getting worse
  • Restore lost function
  • Prevent and cure MS

From: Multiple Sclerosis Research Roundup WebMD Medical Reference

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant -- HSCT,” “Ending the Disease Forever,” “Multiple Sclerosis FAQs,” “News Release,” “Restoring What’s Been Lost,” “Searching for MS Genes,” “Stopping MS in its Tracks.”

Mayo Clinic: “Bone Marrow Transplant: Overview,” “Bone Marrow Transplant: Why it’s done.”

National Institutes of Health: “Nanotechnology at NIH.”

Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin : “Nanomedicine in Central Nervous System (CNS) Disorders: A Present and Future Prospective.”

ACS Nano : “Custom cerium oxide nanoparticles protect against a free radical mediated autoimmune degenerative disease in the brain.”

PNAS : “In vivo nanoparticle imaging of innate immune cells can serve as a marker of disease severity in a model of multiple sclerosis.”

Journal of Immunotoxicology : “Application of nanomedicine for crossing the blood-brain barrier: Theranostic opportunities in multiple sclerosis.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 05, 2019

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant -- HSCT,” “Ending the Disease Forever,” “Multiple Sclerosis FAQs,” “News Release,” “Restoring What’s Been Lost,” “Searching for MS Genes,” “Stopping MS in its Tracks.”

Mayo Clinic: “Bone Marrow Transplant: Overview,” “Bone Marrow Transplant: Why it’s done.”

National Institutes of Health: “Nanotechnology at NIH.”

Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin : “Nanomedicine in Central Nervous System (CNS) Disorders: A Present and Future Prospective.”

ACS Nano : “Custom cerium oxide nanoparticles protect against a free radical mediated autoimmune degenerative disease in the brain.”

PNAS : “In vivo nanoparticle imaging of innate immune cells can serve as a marker of disease severity in a model of multiple sclerosis.”

Journal of Immunotoxicology : “Application of nanomedicine for crossing the blood-brain barrier: Theranostic opportunities in multiple sclerosis.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 05, 2019

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