Multiple Sclerosis

May 6, 2016

Fibromyalgia vs. multiple sclerosis (MS), comparing symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis can share overlapping symptoms, however there are differences between the two conditions. While fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis (MS) do share the symptom of […]
May 5, 2016

Study Shows Potential of Novel Compound to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

A new medication is being studied for its potential to repair damaged myelin sheaths and restore function to patients with secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis. For the treatment of secondary-progressive […]
May 4, 2016

Antioxidant May Offer Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis

An antioxidant called lipoic acid appears to provide some health benefits to those with multiple sclerosis. The oral antioxidant lipoic acid has been proposed as a […]
May 3, 2016

Multiple Sclerosis Relapses Common During 20-Year Period

People with multiple sclerosis are likely to experience relapses for the first time or relapse continuation between the ages of 27 and 47 years. Regardless of whether […]
May 2, 2016

Antihistamine Aids in Reversing Visual Damage in MS Patients and Appears to Have Remyelination Properties

The antihistamine drug clemastine fumarate appears to aid in remyelination and slightly reverse multiple sclerosis visual nerve damage. A Phase 2 clinical trial testing the efficacy of a common […]
April 29, 2016

How Microsoft’s Video Game Technology Could Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients 

Motion-capture cameras and new technologies are being harnessed to track the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis patients may one day have the option of having an intelligent camera […]
April 27, 2016

Multiple sclerosis may be triggered by brain cell death causing an autoimmune response against myelin

Multiple sclerosis may be initiated by brain cell death, which triggers an autoimmune response against myelin. Multiple sclerosis (MS) may be triggered by the death of myelin-producing brain […]