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Nerves under control

The proper transmission of nerve signals along body nerves requires an insulation layer, named myelin sheath. To be efficient this sheath is designed to have a certain thickness and Swiss researchers from the ETH Zurich have ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Multiple sclerosis drug has clinical benefits

A drug whose clinical benefit in treating multiple sclerosis was discovered at Rush University Medical Center was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on January 22 and is now available in the U.S.

dateApr 05, 2010 in Medications
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Multiple sclerosis risk changes with the season

Previous studies have shown multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are more often born in spring than in any other season, indicating that there is an environmental risk factor for the disease. A paper in the journal Neurology, ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Neuroscience
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