By Susan Scutti | Apr 22, 2013 02:33 PM EDT
Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of the Australian band Divinyls, faced a battle on two fronts with cancer and multiple sclerosis.
By Evan Winchester | Apr 20, 2013 09:52 AM EDT
More and more scientific studies are proving the therapeutic uses of medical marijuana. Currently legal in 18 states plus D.C., it may be only a matter of time before medical marijuana is legal everywhere in the country.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 15, 2013 12:06 PM EDT
By reprogramming skin cells into myelin producing cells and proving they work, researchers are forging ahead in hopes of repairing damage seen in some neurological diseases.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 08, 2013 08:13 PM EDT
Annette Funicello, former Disney Mouseketeer, died at the age of 70 from complications of progressive multiple sclerosis, which she battled for over two decades before effective treatments were possible.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 27, 2013 10:40 PM EDT
Two innovative multiple sclerosis treatments, bone marrow transplantation and a newly FDA-approved drug called Tecfidera, give patients hope for preventing relapses.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 22, 2013 06:00 PM EDT
The genes that lead to autoimmune inflammatory diseases like MS, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis may have actually benefited our early ancestors– more evidence for the hygiene hypothesis.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 20, 2013 09:47 AM EDT
A modification of a current treatment will allow patients to go longer between dosages and have a better quality of life with the same benefits as the regular drug.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 18, 2013 10:01 AM EDT
Touted by an Italian surgeon as a simple procedure that could stop the neurodegenerative disease dead in its tracks, a new clinical trial casts doubt on its effectiveness and even calls it damaging.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 30, 2013 08:47 PM EST
Obesity may significantly increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis in children and adolescent girls, a new study has revealed.
By Amber Moore | Dec 26, 2012 09:56 AM EST
Eye scans that check for thinness of the retina may help predict the progression of multiple sclerosis.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 10, 2012 11:28 AM EDT
Medicinal marijuana has been known to ease symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, and now marijuana extract pills have been successful in relieving muscle stiffness for multiple sclerosis sufferers.
By Deena Beasley & Genevra Pittman | Oct 05, 2012 02:28 PM EDT
A controversial treatment for multiple sclerosis has been linked to serious injuries including stroke, paralysis or even death.
By Elena Berton | Sep 13, 2012 09:09 AM EDT
French drugmaker Sanofi SA gained U.S. approval for its multiple sclerosis pill, Aubagio, on Wednesday.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 06, 2012 04:37 PM EDT
Foreign accent syndrome is the sudden impulse for an individual to begin speaking in a foreign accent.
By Makini Brice | Aug 24, 2012 04:29 PM EDT
Massachusetts-based company Coronado Biosciences is developing a new class of treatments to fight autoimmune disorders.