Multiple SclerosisInfo Center
Medical Forms of Marijuana Helped MS Symptoms
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies cover a wide range of treatments, including music therapy and horseback riding. New guidelines suggest only a few actually work for those with MS.
Cholesterol Rx Could be New Treatment for MS
A commonly used cholesterol-lowering medication is showing promise as a new therapy for patients who have lived with multiple sclerosis (MS) for a while.
Birth Control and Obesity Linked to MS
It's not clear what causes multiple sclerosis (MS), an immune disorder that is typically diagnosed between ages 20 to 40. But researchers are seeking more clues.
Got MS? Watch for These Symptoms
People with multiple sclerosis already may feel tired during the day or have difficulty sleeping. But an undiagnosed sleep problem could make matters worse.
How Families Share MS Risk Factors
Multiple sclerosis — a disease that affects the central nervous system — can cluster in families. How important family history is in the development of the disease was assessed in a recent study.
Vitamin D May Stall MS Progression
Vitamin D is a powerful nutrient. In addition to aiding our bones, vitamin D helps reduce inflammation and keeps the immune system strong. It may even help stall a chronic disease.
Exercise Improved Quality of Life for MS Patients
Exercise can improve function and quality of life for people living with the most chronic diseases. New research suggests that people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) are among those who benefit from exercise.
More Than a Drink a Day May Keep MS at Bay
Drinking too much alcohol is generally considered not to be healthful. When alcohol consumption was evaluated in terms of the risks of developing multiple sclerosis, a different story emerged.
TB Vaccine May Help Prevent MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a tricky disease that’s sometimes difficult to diagnose. Researchers investigated if a vaccine might be helpful in stalling the disease in people who showed signs of MS.
Smoking May Derail Effectiveness of MS Rx
Natalizumab (Tysabri) can decrease the disease activity and slow the disabling effects of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, but smoking may change that.