Multiple Sclerosis

February 26, 2016

Multiple sclerosis occurrence in women three to four times more likely than men

Multiple sclerosis is three to four times more likely in women than in men. Occurrence of multiple sclerosis in women is three to four times higher compared […]
February 25, 2016

Pensioner with Multiple Sclerosis completes 20 year rowing odyssey around the world

An older man with multiple sclerosis achieves his goal of “rowing” the circumference of the world on an indoor rowing machine. A pensioner living with Multiple […]
February 24, 2016

HIV and Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis: There is a Connection

People who are infected with HIV might have a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). Recently, researchers had discovered that HIV infection might decrease the risk of […]
February 23, 2016

MS Patients Willing to Change Diet, Survey Found

Obesity, as well as the composition of bacteria in the gut, might contribute to the progression of multiple sclerosis. According to a new survey, patients would be […]
February 22, 2016

US Moves Step Closer to National MS, Neurological Disease Registry with Senate Panel Vote

A national registry for multiple sclerosis and similar neurologic diseases is being created by a US Senate committee. The U.S. Senate health committee recently passed the “Advancing Research […]
February 19, 2016

FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Designation to Genentech’s Ocrelizumab for PPMS

Genentech’s ocrelizumab has been given a Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA as a potential treatment for primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Genentech recently announced that the U.S. Food […]
February 18, 2016

Side Effects of Multiple Sclerosis Medications

There are numerous medication options for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Risks of side effects should be part of the discussion you have with your doctor […]