Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the News

Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others

06/23/2015 - Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

MS May Raise Odds for Earlier Death, Study Finds

05/27/2015 - Younger people with the disease appear to face an even greater risk of dying prematurely

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

05/12/2015 - Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

Prices of MS Drugs Soaring, Study Finds

04/24/2015 - No medications available for disabling disease for less than $50,000 a year in United States, researchers say

Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis

04/16/2015 - Autoimmune disease affects central nervous system

New Drug Shows Promise for MS

04/14/2015 - Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage

Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections

04/08/2015 - But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

03/31/2015 - Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

02/26/2015 - Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women

02/20/2015 - But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

Early Study Says Stem Cells May Reverse Multiple Sclerosis Disability

01/20/2015 - Small initial trial showed improvement for people with relapsing-remitting MS

Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women

01/20/2015 - Study suggests infection with H. pylori bug may be somewhat protective

Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

01/06/2015 - Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

Stem Cell Therapy for MS Shows Promise

12/29/2014 - Experimental treatment kills off, then 'resets' the immune system

Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders

12/17/2014 - Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

10/21/2014 - Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis

09/12/2014 - Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

New Myelin Loss Linked to MS Severity: Study

09/12/2014 - Brain scans show gray matter damage associated with advanced form of disease

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?

08/29/2014 - Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study

08/26/2014 - Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

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