Multiple sclerosis

May 24, 2019

UCLA researchers work to advance treatment targeting source of multiple sclerosis

UCLA researchers are developing the first multiple sclerosis treatment that could target the cause of the disease, instead of simply treating its symptoms. UCLA researchers are […]
May 21, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis: The Central Nervous System Destroyer

There is no cure for multiple sclerosis, but there are more than a dozen treatment options that aid in reducing the severity of the disease. Multiple […]
May 20, 2019

Need to Know: What Is the ‘Barber Chair Phenomenon’?

Columnist Tamara Sellman goes into the details of Lhermitte’s sign, popularly known as the “barber chair phenomenon,” as well as symptoms and treatments. What is the […]
May 17, 2019

Almost 18 percent of patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis don’t have it

Almost 18 percent of patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis don’t have it Mandy Campbell started to feel sick in 2007.  She says her speech was slurred […]
May 16, 2019

Scientists link ancient viruses to the chronic inflammation causing multiple sclerosis

This new discovery could lead new ways of managing MS Little is known about why the immune system turns on its own cells in autoimmune conditions, […]
May 14, 2019

Like Selma Blair, I’m a mom with multiple sclerosis (MS)

With MS, it’s not uncommon to “look fine” when you’re anything but. Some moments are seared onto your mind. For me, one of those was an […]
May 13, 2019

Study Eyes Physical, Mental Differences Between Children with MS, ADS

Comparing children with MS to those with acute demyelinating syndromes (ADS) highlights the implications of fatigue, depression, and quality of life. Retrospective comparison between children with multiple […]