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Exploring new paths for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Photo: Study co-authors, Fabrizio Giuliani and Yohannes Haile [11/01/2016] Research from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is trailblazing a potential new pathway for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). The research, published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation, examines a novel therapeutic strategy to reduce inflammation in the brain – a key contributing factor to the muscle disability associated with multiple sclerosis.Exploring new paths for the treatment of multiple sclerosis - Read more

Mainz University Medical Center opens Center for Rare Diseases

Photo: Opening of ZSEN in Mainz, Germany [11/01/2016] About four million people in Germany live with a rare disease. A disease is classified as rare when it affects less than five of 10,000 people. In order to sustainably improve the situation of those affected, the Mainz University Medical Center has established and officially opened the Center for Rare Diseases of the Nervous System. Mainz University Medical Center opens Center for Rare Diseases - Read more

Taking vitamin D may benefit people with multiple sclerosis

Photo: Woman taking vitamin D [04/01/2016] Taking a high dose of vitamin D3 is safe for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and may help regulate the body's hyperactive immune response, according to a pilot study published by Johns Hopkins physicians in the Dec. 30 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.Taking vitamin D may benefit people with multiple sclerosis - Read more

A biomarker for Multiple Sclerosis

Photo: Stefanie Kürten and Damiano Rovituso [18/11/2015] Patients with multiple sclerosis often receive a "hit and miss" treatment when the disease breaks out. A blood analysis is now for the first time able to reveal which of the two most important first-line drugs is better suited for which patients.A biomarker for Multiple Sclerosis - Read more

Bioengineered REHEAL Glove to heal extremity trauma

Photo: The REHEAL Glove [12/10/2015] University of Texas (UT) at Arlington and University of Washington researchers are developing a healing glove that delivers needed medicine to an injured hand and speeds up healing so that rehabilitation can start sooner.Bioengineered REHEAL Glove to heal extremity trauma - Read more

New devices are driving improvement in stroke treatment outcomes

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Graphic: Stent is passed through an artery [03/08/2015] In the last decade, Intra-Arterial (IA) stroke therapy has gained notable momentum as an effective and safe treatment option for patients. Two new studies further reinforce the value and progress of IA treatment with conclusions that the innovative new devices that facilitate this approach are reducing treatment times, improving outcomes and decreasing mortality rates. New devices are driving improvement in stroke treatment outcomes - Read more

Ultrasound accelerates skin healing – especially for diabetics and the elderly

Photo: Ultrasound treatment on a knee [15/07/2015] Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Bristol have found.Ultrasound accelerates skin healing – especially for diabetics and the elderly - Read more

Plasma makes wounds heal quicker

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Photo: Scientifists of the project [10/06/2015] Many people have different skin disorders. Open wounds are a particularly acute problem, especially among the elderly. PlasmaDerm, a new medical technology solution, uses plasma to facilitate faster healing of wounds.Plasma makes wounds heal quicker - Read more

 
 

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