Multiple Sclerosis

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Cogstate Brief Battery Effective For Detecting Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric MS Patients

May 12, 2017

While multiple sclerosis (MS) is most often diagnosed in adults, symptoms can begin much earlier in life. Pediatric onset MS (POMS) affects 8,000-10,000 children under the age of 18 in the U.S., while an additional estimated 10,000 have at least one symptom. Diagnosis can be difficult as physicians often default to more common childhood disorders […]

Cogstate Tests Show Cognitive Preservation In Multiple Sclerosis Patients

May 22, 2014

Of the many challenges that face adults with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the deterioration of their cognitive function is often the most debilitating. Problems with memory, information processing and everyday decision-making are consequences of the neural communication breakdown caused by the loss of the myelin sheath insulation protecting each neuron. Finding treatment options that can slow […]