Gene therapy prevents, even reverses, MS in animal model – new research

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited, or even reversed, according to University of Florida researchers. They used a novel gene therapy technique that, they claim, stops the disease’s immune response in mouse models. Obviously, if that can be reproduced in humans, it has the potential to be wonderful news. The researchers paper is “Gene Therapy-Induced Antigen-Specific … Continue reading Gene therapy prevents, even reverses, MS in animal model – new research

Wheelchairs enable users and restore independence

Out and about independently in his wheelchair. Surfing the internet, for want of something better to do, I came across the old but now outdated expression ‘wheelchair bound’. It was in an article about MS published by Medical News Today in which Honor Whiteman wrote: “According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, around two thirds of people … Continue reading Wheelchairs enable users and restore independence