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Advancements in Multiple Sclerosis Research Hold Promise for Patients

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Feb. 26, 2014 — The future holds promise for multiple sclerosis research based on advancements of the past two decades according to a review from Mayo Clinic neurologists published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The paper states that many people with newly diagnosed or early stage MS are overwhelmed [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat You can eat healthfully without spending a lot. One way to achieve healthy savings is to serve meat less often. Managing fatigue with multiple sclerosis The fatigue that often accompanies MS can make it hard to do what [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Out of the blue and for no apparent reason, multiple sclerosis strikes young men and women in the prime of their life.  On Saturday, Dec. 28, we will replay the episode of Mayo Clinic Radio with Orhun Kantarci, M.D., discussing how patients are diagnosed and live with this disease.  What is [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Allergy-proof your house See how to allergy-proof your house with these simple changes and find relief for your symptoms. Living with multiple sclerosis Having a chronic condition like multiple sclerosis can be challenging. Learn how you can manage the disease and live well with MS. EXPERT [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Dealing with stress when you have MS Living with MS can be stressful. Making certain lifestyle changes can help ease stress and make it easier to cope. Sodium: How to tame your salt habit Getting too much sodium can raise your blood pressure and cause other [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan This diet is a heart-healthy eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds, and healthy fats. Exercise-induced asthma If you cough, wheeze or feel out of breath during or after exercise, it may be more than [...]

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Mayo Clinic Expert Available to Discuss Long-Term Health for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Note: Updated version ROCHESTER, Minn. — For people with multiple sclerosis — as many as 350,000 Americans, and an estimated 200 new diagnoses every week — managing the debilitating symptoms can be an arduous process. A range of medications are available to help with the fluctuating neurological symptoms such as [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Stop Neuromyelitis Optica Attacks with New Therapy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 8, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a new therapy for patients with neuromyelitis optica that appears to stop inflammation of the eye nerves and spinal cord. NMO is a debilitating central nervous system disorder that is often misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis (MS). In the study, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Uses New Approach to Reverse Multiple Sclerosis in Mice Models

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 27, 2012.   Mayo Clinic researchers have successfully used smaller, folded DNA molecules to stimulate regeneration and repair of nerve coatings in mice that mimic multiple sclerosis (MS). They say the finding, published today in the journal PLoS ONE, suggests new possible therapies for MS patients. [...]

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Study Shows Halting an Enzyme Can Slow Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers studying multiple sclerosis (MS) have long been looking for the specific molecules in the body that cause lesions in myelin, the fatty, insulating cells that sheathe the nerves. Nearly a decade ago, a group at Mayo Clinic found a new enzyme, called Kallikrein 6, that is present in [...]

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Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Mark Keegan discusses secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. Secondary Progressive MS

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Living with MS

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sean Pittock looks at life with multilple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. Living With MS

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Staying Active with MS

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Mark Keegan explains why it's important to stay active when you have multiple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. Staying Active with MS

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Treating MS

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sean Pittock explains the thought behind current treatment plans for multiple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. Treating MS

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Multiple Sclerosis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Mark Keegan provides an overview of multiple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. Multiple Sclerosis

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What's Behind MS

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we explore multiple sclerosis with Mayo Clinic Dr. Sean Pittock. To listen, click the link below. What's Behind MS

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Multiple Sclerosis Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti explains recent research into multiple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. MS Study

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Multiple Sclerosis Tissue Damage Study

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti describes her study that looked at tissue damage associated with multiple sclerosis. To listen, click the link below. MS Tissue Damage Study

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Dr. Andrew McKeon on Multiple Sclerosis

This Medical Edge Weekend program is a "best of" with Dr. Andrew McKeon on multiple sclerosis. Medical Edge Weekend 4-16-11

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Dr. Andrew McKeon on Multiple Sclerosis

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Andrew McKeon on multiple sclerosis. Medical Edge Weekend 8-14-10 For background, here's some video of Dr. McKeon's colleague, Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti, talking about multiple sclerosis from Mayo Clinic's YouTube channel.

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