Health News

Yellow Fever and MS: A Trade-Off?
Are you about to travel to Africa? Your doctor might tell you to get some vaccinations. If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you may want to think twice before getting the yellow fever vaccine.
Multiple Sclerosis Quickly Affects Bone Health
Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are at risk for low bone density and osteoporosis. New information shows that promptly addressing bone health in these patients is necessary.
MS Drug Misses a Goal
Making a drug that works to fight several parts of a disease can be hard, especially for a mysterious illness like multiple sclerosis (MS). This is a problem that drugmaker Sanofi is currently dealing with.
Bone Loss Begins in Early MS
Bone loss is common in people who have had multiple sclerosis (MS) for a long time. Now, it seems like people who just found out they have MS may also have weaker bones.
Breastfeeding Doesn't Stop MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a somewhat mysterious disease. So, when researchers found that breastfeeding may lower a woman's risk of a crippling episode of the disease, mother's with MS became hopeful.
MS Doesn't Mess with the Newborn
It's normal for a pregnant couple to worry about their newborn's health. Now, there's reason for women with multiple sclerosis (MS) to relax about becoming pregnant.
End of the Road for Merck's MS Drug
It can be a long and tiring process to get a drug approved by the FDA. Sometimes, drug companies can make changes so that their drug gets the go-ahead. In other cases, the company will simply give up.
MS and the Herpes Zoster Virus
The cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) remains a mystery, but scientists have gathered clues over the years. Now, research is pointing towards a virus that may be linked to MS.
What Causes the Causes of MS
Researchers have had lots of challenges trying to understand what causes multiple sclerosis (MS). New research shows what may be the key driving force behind MS and similar diseases.
Multiple Sclerosis - Tricky, Unpredictable, Incurable
When a friend asked Kimberly Zolotar what it was like having Multiple Sclerosis (MS), she couldn't immediately answer. Sharing her thoughts in the "My Turn" section of the Los Angeles Times , Kimberly wrote in 2008, "How could I possibly explain how it feels to have a potentially disabling, progressive and incurable neurological disease? It has been 13 years since my doctor told me I have MS, but the answer to my friend's question changes every day, sometimes every hour."