Multiple sclerosis

March 13, 2019

Things Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You About Living with MS

Columnist Ed Tobias shares a recent New York Times article he found quite relevant for showing what it’s like to live with MS. A recent article […]
March 12, 2019

My Second Act: Turning 50 with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

As columnist Jennifer Powell nears 50 years of age, she wades through nostalgia’s sweets and defeats. Her “second act” will be her grandest period of life. […]
March 11, 2019

Anxiety, Depression Contribute to Multiple Sclerosis Impaired Cognition

Anxiety and depression each contribute to impaired cognition in patients with MS and other immune-mediated disorders, a new study shows. Anxiety and depression could both contribute […]
March 8, 2019

Vitamin Supplements Yield Multiple Benefits for MS Patients, Study Finds

Read about a study suggesting that vitamin B12 and folic acid (vitamin B9) supplements can be beneficial for certain MS patients. Vitamins B12 and B9 (folic […]
March 8, 2019

Large survey reveals that few MS patients have long-term care insurance

DALLAS – The findings suggest that clinical care teams should initiate early discussions of possible long-term needs with their patients. A number of sociodemographic factors may […]
March 5, 2019

Asthma More Common in MS Patients Than Public at Large, Study Finds

A large U.S. database study found asthma to be significantly more common among MS patients than the general public, especially younger and elderly patients. Asthma is […]
March 4, 2019

What is multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that affects the central nervous system and is considered an autoimmune disease, in which the immune system attacks its own healthy […]