Health News

Unraveling the Mystery of MS in Women
Why multiple sclerosis is more common in women has been a mystery. One clue may be found in the differences between the brains of men and women.
Experts Issue Statement on Medical Marijuana
Thus far, 21 states and the District of Columbia have approved medical marijuana use to relieve symptoms of various illnesses. That substance may help some, but not all, people with brain diseases.
NHL Players Who Give Back
While NHL players might have the reputation of being rough on the ice, many are known for their contributions to the community. Here are five NHL players who give back.
Leukemia Rx May Curb MS Symptoms
For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), keeping symptoms of the disease from flaring up is a priority. One cancer medication may help stop those symptoms.
Reviewing the Options for Treating MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms vary widely among those with the disease. And that can complicate efforts to prescribe the right treatment for MS patients.
Navigating Nutrition with MS
Even for conditions that are not centered around the digestive system, nutrition can still play a key role. This is the case in one neuromuscular condition — multiple sclerosis.
Understanding Autoimmune Disorders
A healthy and functioning immune system is central to your body’s ability to protect itself from bacteria, viruses, toxins and even cancerous cells. Unfortunately, it is possible for the immune system to go overboard when trying to protect the body.
How to Thrive with Common Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a difficult disease to live with. Still, many people with MS lead very exciting and full lives. This article explains some of the ways they overcome the difficulties of MS.
Health Risks Seniors Should Be Aware Of
As you age, you may be faced with health risks you did not have to confront before. While you can’t prevent the passing of time, being knowledgeable and proactive with your health can have dramatic effects on your current and future quality of life.
Rx Increased Viral Infection in MS Patients
Natalizumab is often used to fight the symptoms and progression of multiple sclerosis, but the drug comes with a significant risk of a rare and potentially fatal viral infection.