Multiple sclerosis

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 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 […]
December 18, 2018

With MS in this Season of Giving, I Am Learning to Receive with Grace

Columnist Jennifer Powell reflects on her recent Thanksgiving family dinner and writes how she is learning to receive with grace. In this season of thanks and […]
December 14, 2018

How to Reach Your Goals While Living with Multiple Sclerosis

As her 60th birthday approaches, columnist Cathy Chester shares her plan to help her to accomplish some of her life goals, despite disability. Having lived with […]