MS RESEARCH AUSTRALIA BRAIN BANK NEWS

early treatment better outcomes
25 March, 2019

A new study has shown that early intensive treatment for MS gives better outcomes than starting on a moderately effective therapy and escalating to stronger medication.

20 March, 2019

2019 is an important milestone for MS Research Australia as it marks 15 years dedicated to MS research and significantly changing the MS landscape.

innovative ways to use MRI
20 March, 2019

Four of the 2019 awarded MS Research Australia grants focus on innovative ways to use MRI to better understand MS, rather than simply as a clinical tool.

impaired sweating
20 March, 2019

Despite having a similar core temperature to those without MS while resting and exercising, people with MS show a significantly reduced sweat response.

Ausimmune
20 March, 2019

Professor Bruce Taylor explains the AusImmune Longitudinal study which looks at the effects of the environment, personal behaviours, genetics and treatment on the onset and progression of MS.

immune cells in the brain
19 March, 2019

A new study has mapped a type of immune cell in the brain – the microglia – for the first time, which is thought to play a role in the progression of MS.

how is MS diagnosed?
20 February, 2019

MS is a complex disease and various methods are used to assess visible and non-visible symptoms to answer the question – how is MS diagnosed?

treating MS in pregnancy
20 February, 2019

MS predominately affects young women at an age when many are starting or growing their families, making treatment […]

Dr Wolf Marx
19 February, 2019

About this episode – Gut bacteria and MS In this episode we speak to Dr Wolfgang Marx at […]

Screening environmental chemicals
19 February, 2019

Scientists have been screening environmental chemicals and two chemicals from a list of 976 have been identified as potentially contributing to MS.

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