Multiple sclerosis

Sixth Annual Chair Summit Begins This Week

This week a Master Class for Neuroscience Development called the Chair Summit takes place in Tampa, FL (Sept 26-28, 2013). In the early days of medical training in Kos, students, trainees and medical colleagues would gather to discuss their cases and the latest science with Hippocrates.  This model of education was maintained throughout the centuries […]

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Modified Story Memory Technique (mSMT) Improves New Learning and Memory in MS

According to a study by Chiaravalloti and colleagues from the Kessler Foundation,  behavioral interventions can have a positive effect on brain function in people with cognitive disability caused by MS. Deficits in new learning and memory are common in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS), though few studies have examined the efficacy of memory retraining in MS. […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Different Area of Brain

According to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), multiple sclerosis (MS) affects an area of the brain that controls cognitive, sensory and motor functioning, which is separate from the disabling damage caused by the  lesions or plaques, which appear in the brain and spinal cord of patients with MS. The […]

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By R Kennedy | Multiple sclerosis . Neuroscience
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Chair Summit Meeting Highlights – available now in HORM

Article series from the 3rd Annual Chair Summit, The Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development (Chair Summit) available now in Health Outcomes Research in Medicine journal (HORM) The continuing professional development of clinicians protects one of our nation’s most precious human resources—a well-trained force of health care workers. Making decisions to manage illness and handle […]

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Warm Weather May Affect Cognition in Patients with MS

Research to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011, found that warmer weather may make it harder for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to learn, remember or process information. “Studies have linked warmer weather to increased disease activity and lesions in people with […]

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