By Justin Caba | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 12:32
Trevor Bayne, the NASCAR driver, has just been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and he says it will not affect his status in upcoming races.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 17:20
Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that THC and CBD, chemical compounds found in marijuana plants, effectively prevented inflammation in the brains and spinal cords of mice with multiple sclerosis-like diseases.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:11
People with multiple sclerosis may lose their balance and gain muscle stiffness, but the playing game Dance Dance Revolution may help them loosen up and regain some control.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:58
A gene responsible for growth of the brain’s repair cells, oligodendrocytes, is turned on during slumber.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 15:52
Medical marijuana legalization has been on the rise in the US, and Illinois just became the latest state to pass laws, though with many restrictions.
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 15:48
Susan Spencer-Wendel is an award-winning journalist who has ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and has found inspiration to write from her small French bulldog.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 07/23/2013 - 18:11
A large UK study finds that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from marijuana doesn't slow multiple sclerosis progression.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 07/22/2013 - 09:55
Scientists have found a protein produced by a specific group of immune cells, which can promote myelin production and possibly reverse the nerve damage seen in multiple sclerosis.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 16:07
Using mice without a specific gene called Tob1, researchers found that the mouse version of multiple sclerosis was exacerbated by a lack of this gene.
By Anoopa Singh | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 12:00
Multiple sclerosis treatments have often focused on a patient's immune system, but new findings at the cellular level of nerves could change that.
By Anoopa Singh | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 14:08
A new treatment for multiple sclerosis injects protective immune cells directly into the blood and delays neuronal degeneration.
By Ansa Varughese | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 17:08
Researchers claim that African Americans have 47 percent greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) compared to whites, contrary to what was previously thought. Black women have a higher risk compared to racial, ethnic, and gender groups.