Multiple Sclerosis

December 31, 2018

Possible biomarker for multiple sclerosis identified

A biomarker for multiple sclerosis that could be an early warning for the disease has shown promise in both human and animal testing. A biomarker for […]
December 28, 2018

Major MS Risk Factors Independently Impact Disease Course, Study Says

A study looking at major known MS risk factors, like gene variants, obesity and smoking, suggests they contribute to variability and influence progression. Risk factors often […]
December 27, 2018

Need to Know: What Are Some Good Books That Feature MS?

Ever wonder which MS memoirs are worth reading? Columnist Tamara Sellman has read plenty, and shares some of her favorites here. What are some good books […]
December 26, 2018

RRMS Diagnosed Most Often in Younger Women and PPMS in Older Men, European Study Reports

Read about a study finding greater numbers of younger women being diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS, a prevalence that switches among sexes at age 58. Women with multiple […]
December 24, 2018

CDC Launches National Surveillance System to Study Multiple Sclerosis

The U.S. Congress has funded the National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System for the CDC to study multiple sclerosis, other neurological disorders. The U.S. Congress is supporting […]
December 21, 2018

Lifestyle Factors Tied to MS-related Depression, Large Study Finds

Learn more about a study that found changeable lifestyle factors can influence depression associated with multiple sclerosis. Changeable lifestyle factors influence the risk and severity of depression […]
December 20, 2018

How Worried Should We Be About MS Medication Side Effects?

Columnist Ed Tobias writes about the importance of weighing risks and benefits when considering disease-modifying therapies’ side effects. Over the past couple of weeks, two warnings […]