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MS risk genes associated with illness course and severity

30th January, 2015

Two recent studies have found evidence that MS risk genes may be associated with illness features such as age at onset and with risk of JC virus complications

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Another HSCT study publishes results

29th January, 2015

Following the HALT-MS study results published earlier this month, a Chicago team have now published results from their series of MS patients treated with AHSCT

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Cinnamon and spices may influence immune system functioning

27th January, 2015

Preliminary evidence has suggested that cinnamon and other spices may help to reduce inflammation in a mouse model of MS.

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What determines the location of MS lesions?

21st January, 2015

Australian researchers have developed a new model of MS and revealed some factors that determine the distribution of lesions in the brain and spinal cord

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The overlap between MS and other illnesses

21st January, 2015

Recent studies led by Associate Professor Ingrid van der Mei at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research in Tasmania, provide insight into the relationship between MS and other diseases such as

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Australian MS Needs Analysis results go global

21st January, 2015

In November 2012, MS Research Australia and academic partner, Professor Marita McCabe and colleagues at Deakin University, Melbourne, completed a study into the needs of Australians living with MS. The

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MS Research funding announcement for 2015

20th January, 2015

MS Research Australia is delighted to announce $1.896 million in new funding for MS research projects commencing in 2015.

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Stomach ulcer bug may protect against MS

20th January, 2015

An Australian team has shown that the stomach ulcer bacterium, Helicobacter pylori, reduces the risk of MS, supporting a role for the ‘hygiene hypothesis’ in MS

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New relapsing MS medications recommended for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

19th January, 2015

MS Research Australia welcomes the recent recommendations from the PBAC regarding Lemtrada and Plegridy

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US trial of HSCT for MS publishes interim results

12th January, 2015

Researchers in the US have published a 3-year interim report on the HALT-MS trial of autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplant for MS

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