Multiple Sclerosis

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Latest Research Might Pave Way for Newer, Better MS Treatment

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a serious autoimmune disorder. Its chief characteristics are vision problems, muscle weakness, physical numbness and impaired coordination. At present, there’s no cure for it. Current treatments focus on alleviating its symptoms. However, latest research shows that we might be closer to addressing the main cause of multiple sclerosis. What causes MS […]

Healthy Diet Linked With Fewer Disabilities In MS Patients

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Diet plays an important role in managing multiple sclerosis (MS for short), and so do a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise. According to a new study, MS patients who follow a healthy diet experience fewer disabilities. In this study, nearly 7,000 MS patients took part. The study analyzed the link between diet quality and consumption […]

A New Treatment Might Help Relieve MS Fatigue

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Researchers used a new brain stimulation process to alleviate fatigue linked to multiple sclerosis. The name of this technique is transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Fatigue is not only an extremely common MS symptom but also one of the most debilitating. According to data, no fewer than eighty percent of MS patients experience fatigue. MS […]

Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Might Treat MS

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Multiple Sclerosis (or MS for short) is a serious autoimmune condition affecting over 2.3 million individuals worldwide. What’s worse is that it is incurable. Current treatments focus on improving symptoms and slowing progression of the disease. However, all this might change in future. In a clinical trial, the researchers found that an over-the-counter anti-allergic drug […]

Low Vitamin D Levels Might Predict Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A recent, large-scale study indicates that the risk of developing multiple sclerosis increases significantly when there’s deficiency of Vitamin D. In other words, vitamin D deficiency can serve as a dependable predictive marker. Also it means that addressing the deficiency of Vitamin D, in return, might help lower the risk. Multiple sclerosis is a progressive […]

Research Sheds Light on How MS Patients Can Benefit From Exercise

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Can exercise help multiple sclerosis (MS) patients? Yes, several past studies have shown that different types of exercises might be beneficial for MS patients. But why this is so? A recently-published study sheds light on this. There has been a huge change in the way medical fraternity now looks at exercise vis-à-vis MS. While earlier […]

Breastfeeding Might Lead to Lower MS Risk

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Multiple sclerosis (MS) and breastfeeding—what’s the connection? According to a recently-published study, breastfeeding your child for a period of 15 months or more might reduce your risk of multiple sclerosis. A long-lasting disease, multiple sclerosis affects the spinal cord, brain, and optic nerves in the eyes. It is believed to be an autoimmune disease affecting […]

Is Biotin Beneficial Against Multiple Sclerosis

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Multiple sclerosis (MS for short) is an auto-immune disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the central nervous system. Scientists have not been able to yet find the exact cause of this chronic disease. However, it is believed that many factors, genetic as well as environmental, affect this condition. A diet rich in fiber, […]

Regular Physical Activity is not Associated with Reduced Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

A recent study has debunked the popular belief regarding regular exercise reducing the risk of multiple sclerosis, a chronic disease in which the central nervous system (that is, the brain, the spinal cord, and the optic nerves) are attacked. The study shows that while regular physical activity is beneficial for multiple sclerosis patients, it does […]

FDA Gives Approval to Zinbryta for Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

The FDA gave approval to Zinbryta for treating adults suffering relapsing remitting forms of multiple sclerosis. Administered in form of an injection, Zinbryta is administered once monthly. Multiple sclerosis or MS belongs to the category of autoimmune diseases. It is a chronic, inflammatory condition marked by disruptive communication between brain and other body parts. While […]

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