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Sport can help multiple sclerosis patients

Photo: Women doing sports [01/10/2014] A study developed at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Spain) has preliminarily concluded that people with multiple sclerosis may reduce perceived fatigue and increase mobility through a series of combined strength training and fitness exercises. The student of the Master's Degree in Sports Performance and Health Ramón Jesús Gómez recently presented the conclusions of the study.Sport can help multiple sclerosis patients - Read more

Benefits of wellness program for people with MS

Photo: Two people doing yoga at the beach [29/09/2014] Kessler researchers have published a pilot study showing the benefits of a 10-week psychoeducational wellness program in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Improvements were seen in mood, overall mental health, perceived stress, and pain.Benefits of wellness program for people with MS - Read more

Self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation

Photo: MS awareness ribbon [25/08/2014] A new study of self-awareness by Kessler Foundation researchers shows that persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be able to improve their self-awareness through task-oriented cognitive rehabilitation.Self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation - Read more

Multiple sclerosis: new description and understanding

Photo: A tablet showing the words [11/06/2014] Multiple sclerosis manifests itself in many different ways and different courses. A recent effort to fine-tune descriptions – or phenotypes – of MS was undertaken by an international team of leaders in MS research and clinical care.Multiple sclerosis: new description and understanding - Read more

Imaging scientists develop a better tool for tracking MS

[28/05/2014] Imaging scientists at Western University's Robarts Research Institute (London, Canada) have developed a better way to track the progression of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) from its earliest stages.Imaging scientists develop a better tool for tracking MS - Read more

World MS Day 2014: Access for everybody

Photo: MS awareness [28/05/2014] The World MS Day on May 28 unites MS organizations globally and raises awareness of multiple sclerosis and those living with MS to improve public understanding and support that will move us closer a world free of MS.World MS Day 2014: Access for everybody - Read more

Low-fat Diet Helps Fatigue in People with MS

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[07/05/2014] People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who for one year followed a plant-based diet very low in saturated fat had much less MS-related fatigue at the end of that year — and significantly less fatigue than a control group of people with MS who didn't follow the diet, according to an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) study.Low-fat Diet Helps Fatigue in People with MS - Read more

Boosting Vitamin D Could Slow Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Sun in the sky [24/01/2014] For patients in the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS), low levels of vitamin D were found to strongly predict disease severity and hasten its progression, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) investigators in collaboration with Bayer HealthCare.Boosting Vitamin D Could Slow Progression of Multiple Sclerosis - Read more

A very Ordinary Family

Single parent, three children, Multiple Sclerosis – the everyday life of Manuela Wirth has one or two challenges prepared for her. But the mother of three does not let the stress and especially the disease push her aside. Her secret recipe: humor.A very Ordinary Family - Read more

Aerobic Exercise Benefits Memory in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Man and woman exercising [06/11/2013] Collaborative study reveals novel finding that aerobic exercise results in increased hippocampal volume, increased connectivity and improved memory in persons with MS.Aerobic Exercise Benefits Memory in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis - Read more

 
 

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