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Multiple sclerosis could be treated with statins, says study

Multiple sclerosis (MS) decline could be slowed down with the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs statins, demonstrating both anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects on the nervous system in previous studies, and chosen for this reason in the latest study. Study leader Dr … Continue reading

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Autoimmune diseases linked to a diet high in salt

Scientists claim that the typical modern day diet that is high in salt could be a key factor behind recent increases in the cases of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, lupus, alopecia, asthma and eczema. An autoimmune disease occurs … Continue reading

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Anger at hospital patients being denied the latest treatments

A new report commissioned by the Department of Health (DoH) paints a damning picture of the NHS’ priorities and procedures, showing that they are inexplicably not prescribing the latest and most effective medications for bowel, brain, lung and ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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Jack Osbourne reveals he has multiple sclerosis

Former reality tv star Jack Osbourne and son of legendary Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne, has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The news first emerged on Sunday night after the 26 year old revealed he has the illness in an … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis risk after Shingles

Researchers from the Taipei Medical University in Taiwan have found evidence to suggest that sufferers from “herpes zoster” (shingles) are almost four times more likely to then develop Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading

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