Doom and Gloom in the wake of Santa

Kavaliunas A, Wiberg M, Tinghög P, Glaser A, Gyllensten H, Alexanderson K, Hillert J. Earnings and Financial Compensation from Social Security Systems Correlate Strongly with Disability for Multiple Sclerosis Patients. PLoS One. 2015 22;10(12):e0145435. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145435. eCollection 2015. BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients earn lower incomes and receive...

NeuroSpeak: CaseStudy 1 or CS1

Learn how to practice MSology. #NeuroSpeak #CaseStudy #MSBlog “On my recent trip to New York I was asked why do I contribute to an MS Blog. The reasons are multiple and one important one is education. We are therefore launching a new series of posts in the New Year called ‘NeuroSpeak: Case Studies’ as a platform to demonstrate to trainee healthcare professionals (HCPs) how to...

Mums call the Shots when it children are influenced

Razaz N, Joseph KS, Boyce WT, Guhn M, Forer B, Carruthers R, Marrie RA, Tremlett H. Children of chronically ill parents: Relationship between parental multiple sclerosis and childhood developmental health. Mult Scler. 2015 Dec. pii: 1352458515621624. [Epub ahead of print] BACKGROUND:Exposure to parental chronic illness is associated with adverse developmental outcomes.OBJECTIVE:We...

Association between eye and brain issues

Ashtari F, Emami P, Akbari M.Association between retinal nerve fiber layer thickness and magnetic resonance imaging findings and intelligence in patients with multiple sclerosis.Adv Biomed Res. 2015 Oct 7;4:223. doi: 10.4103/2277-9175.166646. eCollection 2015. BACKGROUND:Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease in which demyelination and axonal loss leads to progressive disability...

Targeting B cell activating factor

Changes in Blood B Cell-Activating Factor (BAFF) Levels in Multiple Sclerosis: A Sign of Treatment Outcome. Kannel K, Alnek K, Vahter L, Gross-Paju K, Uibo R, Kisand KV. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0143393. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is mediated primarily by autoreactive T cells. However, evidence suggesting the involvement of humoral immunity in brain diseases has increased interest in the...

Advent Calendar 26

Today I’m ProfB Suited & Booted…Wonder if he got a Comedy Christmas Jumper?

Yes the advent calender ended there are a few mice left before we run out of House of Mouse Pictures

Its not all doom and gloom

Look what santa has left…a book

What have those posts really been about for the past 4 years…

It does not have to be All Doom and Gloom 

Want to read the book & explain the Pictures (CLICK HERE) 

Wonder what’s next (CLICK HERE) 



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