Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Abnormal Lipid Processing in the Brain?

Degenerative motor neuron diseases are indeed a large family of neurological disorders, caused by changes in one of the many genes already identified. Despite the number of genes known to cause these diseases, many patients still remain without a specific diagnosis. Motor neuron degenerative diseases particularly affect the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle activity … Read more

Best sleeping position for Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

On your back, on your stomach, on your side – When you sleep or sleep at night, what position do you tend to sleep in? a Preclinical study This suggests how sleeping, especially if it’s in a sideways position (also called side-sleeping), can help get rid of waste in the brain while you sleep. This … Read more

Best Sleeping Position for Alzheimer’s Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

On your back, face down, on your side – When you sleep or sleep at night, what position do you usually sleep in? a preclinical study It suggests how sleeping, especially when in a sideways position (also known as side sleeping), can help get rid of waste products in the brain while you sleep. This … Read more

A new multiple sclerosis (MS) vaccine

Yuriy Golub/Shutterstock Three million people worldwide suffer from MS, and there is no cure. A Harvard University study has established that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which also causes mononucleosis, is responsible for triggering MS. They found that patients infected with EBV were 32 times more likely to develop MS than those uninfected. Blood tests have … Read more

I’m terrified I’m going to die alone in a hospital bed abroad – I’m bedridden with multiple sclerosis and desperate for help

A MAN with multiple sclerosis has shared his fear that he could die alone after being “locked up” in a hospice. Philip Curtis, 54, is bedridden and desperate to return to his home in the West Midlands after becoming increasingly ill. 2 Benefactors have already raised £3,000 to help him travel back to Sandwell in … Read more

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: A strange link with cancer?

The primary explanation for these correlations is not biological or molecular, but is simply due to the loss of mobility of this group of patients. Lead author Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie of the University of Manitoba, Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology explains: “MS can be a debilitating disease and mobility issues can make … Read more

Diagnosing multiple sclerosis using artificial intelligence

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), World Day 2022 dedicated to this incurable disease took place on May 30. To diagnose it, doctors use a painless imaging examination of the brain and/or spinal cord using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). the deep learning could allow physicians … Read more

Herpes Virus May Increase Chances of Multiple Sclerosis, Research Finds

A research carried out by a team at Harvard University in the United States revealed that the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) can increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) by 32 times. The study analyzed samples of 10 million young people in the country. “Among the disorders of the central nervous system, MS is the … Read more

Living with multiple sclerosis: between resilience and hope

Accompanying a loved one who lives with multiple sclerosis, “it’s a succession of small bereavements”, notes Jean-Benoit Cloutier-Boucher, whose mother had it. Despite the difficult times, this did not prevent him from approaching the disease with a touch of humor in his poetic account on the subject, Drink the sea with your eyes open. “Despite … Read more