News tagged with multiple sclerosis

When helper cells aren't helpful

Current research suggests that T helper-type 1 (Th1) cells, previously thought to mediate autoimmunity, may actual inhibit the development of experimental immune encephalomyelitis (EAE), a mouse model of multiple sclerosis ...

dateMay 24, 2010 in Medical research
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Does smoking compound other MS risk factors?

A new study shows that smoking may increase the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who also have specific established risk factors for MS. The research is found in the April 7, 2010, online issue of Neurology, the ...

dateApr 07, 2010 in Neuroscience
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UK publishes new rules for assisted suicide

(AP) -- Britain's top prosecutor published new guidelines Thursday spelling out what types of assisted suicide cases were more likely to face prosecution, keeping the practice illegal but finding some leeway for suspects ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Health
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