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MS: When good brain cells turn bad

The researchers behind this discovery are from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, and they hope that their findings might lead to a new class of multiple sclerosis (MS) therapies. According to the MS Trust, about 2.5 million people around the world currently live with MS. In MS, the immune system attacks oligodendrocytes, the cells […]

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Can stimulating the brain treat chronic pain?

For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain. The results, published in the Journal of Pain and presented at […]