Multiple Sclerosis

July 19, 2019

Climbing Out of Depression’s Dark Hole

Columnist Stephanie Towler describes her experience with despression and multiple sclerosis, which often isolates her from friends and activities. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic illness […]
July 17, 2019

Childhood MS Linked to Greater Cognitive Impairment in Adulthood, Study Finds

People with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis are more likely to have cognitive impairment than those whose disease starts in adulthood, a study found. People with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) […]
July 15, 2019

Need to Know: Why Is the Blood Brain Barrier Important?

Columnist Tamara Sellman explains how this protective capillary barrier relates to disease-modifying therapies for MS patients. What is the blood-brain barrier? The blood brain barrier (BBB) […]
July 12, 2019

Study Identifies Possible Genetic Causes of Multiple Sclerosis

New research has allowed scientists to zero in on a few genetic mutations that appear to be major risk factors for the development of multiple sclerosis. […]
July 11, 2019

Multiple sclerosis in children: What to know

Multiple sclerosis in children can cause weakness, tremors, and muscle spasms, among other symptoms, which treatments can reduce. Learn more about multiple sclerosis in children here. […]
July 10, 2019

True or False: Test Your Knowledge About Multiple Sclerosis

How much do you know about MS? Whether you have MS or know someone who does, knowing the facts about this disease can help you understand […]
July 8, 2019

Selma Blair’s son helped her shave her head following multiple sclerosis diagnosis

Blair has continued to take the changes the life-altering disease brings in stride — and with Arthur by her side. Selma Blair hasn’t been shy to […]