Multiple sclerosis

April 19, 2016

Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders leads to Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue

Sleep apnea and related sleep disorders can worsen some symptoms of multiple sclerosis and even contribute to relapses. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and sleep disorders may […]
April 18, 2016

Maternal Levels of Vitamin D During Gestation May Dictate Multiple Sclerosis in Offspring

The vitamin D levels in a woman during pregnancy could affect the risk of later development of multiple sclerosis in her child. During pregnancy, a mother’s […]
April 15, 2016

Depression in Multiple Sclerosis: A Lasting Impact

People with multiple sclerosis report higher than expected rates of anxiety, depression, hypertension, and lung disease in addition to their multiple sclerosis. Comorbidity is very common […]
April 14, 2016

Why Does MS Affect More Women Than Men?

Multiple sclerosis occurs two to three times more often in women than men, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, but experts still aren’t entirely sure why. The […]
April 13, 2016

Taste Sensory Deficit Underestimated in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Multiple sclerosis can cause changes to the sense of taste; new research indicates that this problem is more widespread than previously thought. Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may […]
April 12, 2016

MS-associated Myelitis Can Be Identified Early Through MRI Scans, Study Reports

People with myelitis who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a later time share some factors in common that might help doctors diagnosis multiple sclerosis at an […]
April 11, 2016

Multiple sclerosis may double early mortality risk in younger patients, study shows

The mortality rate is double in younger patients with multiple sclerosis, compared to those without multiple sclerosis. Despite this disheartening news, survival is starting to improve. Multiple […]