A team of researchers has discovered that changes in speed of electrical signals across the optic nerves may reflect recovery of the myelin loss during multiple sclerosis.
Browsing: myelin sheath
In a recent study, a scientist has revealed the development of a stem cell model to assess possible treatments for a rare nervous system disorder called Alexander disease.
A molecule associated with myelin has been demonstrated to stimulate growth in some neural cells; this aids current research methods for treating spinal cord injuries.
Analysis of three studies looks at the role of octagam® for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy patients
Editor’s summary considering the effectiveness and tolerability of octagam in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
A researcher’s own experiences have led to further understanding of the repair process needed for multiple sclerosis.
Is bone marrow transplantation a viable treatment option for relapsing–remitting MS? Jeffrey Cohen discusses pros and cons of the technique.
Researchers have found that the vitamin D receptor promotes the differentiation of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells and enhances myelin sheath regeneration.