Category «Multiple Sclerosis»

Watch: Jack Osbourne describes MS diagnosis as his “scariest moment” and tells us more about Multiple Sclerosis

Jack Osbourne describes MS diagnosis as his “scariest moment”Jack Osbourne has spoken on UK TV for the first time about the impact being diagnosed with MS has had on his family as he fronted the MS Society’s BBC Lifeline Appeal. The TV personality found out he had MS in 2012 just weeks after his daughter, …

Man who was viciously beaten with his own cane and then robbed after offering to pay for his attackers’ meal is MS sufferer

A good Samaritan ​who ​offered to lend two men short on cash a couple bucks to cover their meal at a Brooklyn eatery ended up beaten and robbed for trying to help, cops say. The victim was savagely beaten by four men inside a Flatbush fried-chicken joint — and then robbed by a fifth as …

Researchers make major brain repair discovery in fight against Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain repair – a fundamental breakthrough that could revolutionize the treatment of debilitating neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Many mature oligos. Credit: Image courtesy of Queen’s University, Belfast Queen’s University Belfast scientists have discovered that specific cells from the …

Paralysis inspires MS discovery

“I had a dead leg one Sunday morning and it progressed to full paralysis within two hours,” says Dr Denise Fitzgerald, from Queen’s University Belfast. She was only 21 at the time, but the event helped to inspire the fledgling scientist to crack how the brain is repaired. The discovery reported today could potentially help …

Research by scientists at Queen’s University in Belfast could revolutionise life for people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

The study of how the damaged brain repairs itself is being hailed as landmark work. In Northern Ireland, 4,500 people have MS. Across the world, 2.3 million live with the condition. MS causes the body’s own immune system to attack the lining of nerves in the brain and spinal cord. The study, led by Dr …