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The Pen Behind 'Potter' Establishes MS Research Institute
Harry Potter scribe J.K. Rowling has donated £10 million to the University of Edinburgh to establish the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.
When it Comes to Tea, Go "Green"
Digested green tea is more potent than its fresh-brewed undigested form and may be useful in preventing Alzheimer's disease and even cancer.
MS Gene is More Common in Women
In search of the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers are currently examining the genetic environment in which the disease arises.
Cancer Therapy May Also Benefit MS Patients
Rochester drug company Vaccinex, Inc., a spinoff from the University of Rochester, has seen some success with its antibody therapy for combatting cancer.
Epilepsy Data Dearth
A team of researchers from the St. Louis University School of Public Health found that epilepsy surveillance and an ongoing data collection for newly diagnosed epilepsy is "almost nonexistent."
A Joint Venture
A team of researchers at the University of Missouri have successfully regenerated complete shoulder joint surfaces using a patient’s own cells.
A Mother's Mind and Her Child's Health
Canadian researchers have identified a sort of vicious-cycle relationship between the health of epileptic children and depression in their mothers.
Radiosurgery Makes Waves
Trigeminal neuralgia, a painful condition occurring in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), can be effectively treated with stereotactic radiation (radiosurgery), a specialized radiation therapy that focuses radiation beams on a well-defined area.
PETs Find The Damage of FIRES
According to a new study, positron emission tomography (PET) scans can assess and map the damage of the obscure childhood epileptic condition known as FIRES.
A Wheelchair that Sees
Researchers from Florida State University and the University of Pittsburg are developing a new tool that will help those in electric wheelchairs safely navigate difficult terrain.