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2010-10-28 14:34:00

The complexity of the immune system and nervous system turn Neuroimmunology into one of the most exciting fields of modern biomedicine.

2010-10-26 02:50:03

Scientists are closer to solving one of the many mysteries of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, thanks to a recent study conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

2010-09-27 08:55:29

Scientists have uncovered a source of damage associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) that may lead them to an effective therapy for what is now an incurable condition.

2010-09-23 13:23:45

Scientists have uncovered an alternative source for some of the damage associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), an incurable neuroinflammatory disorder.

2010-09-23 13:22:10

Researchers in Germany have gained new insight into how the immune system causes damage associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), an incurable neuroinflammatory disorder.

2010-09-15 14:25:00

NARBERTH, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The GBS/CIDP Foundation International will host its eleventh international symposium on Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in King of Prussia, PA, November 5-7, 2010.

2010-09-15 09:04:44

Albuterol Sulfate, a compound commonly used to treat asthma and other respiratory diseases, may decrease levels of a biological compound that promotes generation of a helper cell in patients with multiple sclerosis.

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2010-08-18 09:50:04

TAU develops genetically mutated stem cells for myelin research.

2010-06-15 14:13:26

Antibodies — warrior proteins the immune system makes to defend the body against invading pathogens such as viruses and bacteria — have a gentler side nobody knew about until now: They function not only as soldiers but also as nurses.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.