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 Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 13:02
Scripps Research Institute devises a new strategy for treating multiple sclerosis in mice with a repurposed Parkinson’s disease drug.
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 Lizette Borreli | Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:19
Doctor Terry Wahls goes from riding a tilt-recline wheelchair to an 18-mile bicycle tour within a year on a multiple sclerosis diet alone.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:54
Marathon woman, Annette Fredskov, runs 366 marathons in 365 days as a way to cope with her three year-long battle with MS.
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 Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/22/2013 - 14:33
Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of the Australian band Divinyls, faced a battle on two fronts with cancer and multiple sclerosis.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:06
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 | Mon, 04/08/2013 - 20:13
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 | Wed, 03/27/2013 - 22:40
Two innovative multiple sclerosis treatments, bone marrow transplantation and a newly FDA-approved drug called Tecfidera, give patients hope for preventing relapses.