Multiple Sclerosis

Balloon Angioplasty Provides Clinical Relief in Headache-Positive MS

Balloon Angioplasty Provides Clinical Relief in Headache-Positive MS

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Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty maybe beneficial for reducing headaches in relapsing remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Severe MS Associated With Increased Neuropathic Pain Risk

Severe MS Associated With Increased Neuropathic Pain Risk

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Neuropathic pain is associated with a more severe multiple sclerosis disease phenotype.

Positive Affect, Resilience, and Pain in MS With Chronic Pain

Positive Affect, Resilience, and Pain in MS With Chronic Pain

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Resilience may mediate the relationships between positive affect and pain interference and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Migraine and Multiple Sclerosis: What Is the Link?

Migraine and Multiple Sclerosis: What Is the Link?

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Increasing evidence suggests a relationship between migraine and multiple sclerosis that is beyond comorbidity and may help clarify the pathophysiology of both disorders.

Hypoalgesia, Hyperalgesia Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location

Hypoalgesia, Hyperalgesia Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location

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In patients with multiple sclerosis, lesions in the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior periventricular area may be associated with hypo and hyperalgesia.

Dronabinol Safe and Effective for Neuropathic Pain Associated With Multiple Sclerosis

Dronabinol Safe and Effective for Neuropathic Pain Associated With Multiple Sclerosis

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Dronabinol provides a safe and effective treatment option for patients with symptoms of neuropathic pain associated with multiple sclerosis.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Linked to Multiple Sclerosis: Comparing Surgical Interventions

Trigeminal Neuralgia Linked to Multiple Sclerosis: Comparing Surgical Interventions

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Radiofrequency rhizotomy and the more expensive stereotactic radio surgery provide immediate pain relief from trigeminal neuralgia associated with multiple sclerosis.

Updated Diagnostic Criteria for Neuropathic Pain in SCI, Stroke, MS

Updated Diagnostic Criteria for Neuropathic Pain in SCI, Stroke, MS

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The diagnostic criteria formulated by the ACTTION-APS Pain Taxonomy working group focus on neuropathic pain from SCI, stroke, and MS.

Association Between Osteoporosis and Multiple Sclerosis

Association Between Osteoporosis and Multiple Sclerosis

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Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have lower bone mineral density and greater rates of osteoporosis than healthy controls.

Genetic Variant Tied to Systemic Lupus Identified

Genetic Variant Tied to Systemic Lupus Identified

A genetic variant that is associated with both multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus has been identified.

Common Antidepressant Shows Effectiveness in Treating Multiple Sclerosis-Related Neuropathic Pain in Animal Model

Common Antidepressant Shows Effectiveness in Treating Multiple Sclerosis-Related Neuropathic Pain in Animal Model

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Investigating changes in structure and neuronal activity in higher sensory cortex related to pain sensitivity in an animal model of MS

Anxiety Predictive of Pain in Patients With MS

Anxiety Predictive of Pain in Patients With MS

Research confirms high prevalence of pain, affecting more than half of those with multiple sclerosis

Consistency Emphasized in Revised MRI Guidelines For MS

Consistency Emphasized in Revised MRI Guidelines For MS

The revised guidelines stress the use of high-quality imaging and consistency in images taken.

MS Comorbidities May Influence Pain

MS Comorbidities May Influence Pain

People with MS who have comorbidities may be more likely to experience disruptive pain.

Oral Medications Don't Improve Dose Adherence in Multiple Sclerosis

Oral Medications Don't Improve Dose Adherence in Multiple Sclerosis

Another study suggests that a telehealth system could help objectively monitor dose adherence.

Treatment Decisions in Multiple Sclerosis Often Influenced By Finances

Treatment Decisions in Multiple Sclerosis Often Influenced By Finances

Insurance coverage can be the determining factor on whether a patient receives DMT or not.

Gender Differences In MS Development Explored

Gender Differences In MS Development Explored

The innate lymphoid cell has demonstrated different immune activities in males when compared with females, researchers from the Northwestern Medicine lab have found.

Treatment Has Potential To Halt MS Progression

Treatment Has Potential To Halt MS Progression

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A new antibody that inhibits MCAM activity may be the first treatment that can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis.

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