Multiple SclerosisInfo Center

Race and Risk of MS
For many years, researchers have believed that multiple sclerosis (MS) was less common in African Americans than in whites. A new study now questions that long-held belief.
Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Has Died
Famed "Mouseketeer" and beach-bound movie star, Annette Funicello, has died. She was 70 years old.
Reducing Relapse with New MS Medication
In most patients, multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks in spurts. That is, periods of debilitating symptoms are followed by periods with few or no symptoms. Researchers are currently testing a new medication to reduce these attacks.
Off to the Hospital for MS Patients
Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more prone to infection than people without the disease. This increased infection risk may translate to more hospitalizations among MS patients.
No Added Benefit From MS Medications
While there is no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), there are medications to manage the disease. Two of these medications work fairly well to control flare-ups. Could they work even better when combined?
Dance Out Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
Past studies have shown the popular video game, Dance Dance Revolution (DDR), can help patients improve balance and mobility. Could this be a good treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Extra Struggles For Kids With MS
Childhood is an important time for developing skills and learning. Spotting and treating any developmental problems early is of special importance for those managing conditions like multiple sclerosis (MS).
MS Risk in the Young and Obese
Children who are obese are at risk of developing a number of diseases. Could multiple sclerosis (MS) be one of those diseases?
Eyes on Multiple Sclerosis
Vision problems are common in those living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and are often an early symptom of relapse. A simple and specific eye exam may be a good way to track the disease.
Balancing Medication With Pregnancy
When diseases occur during childbearing years, it’s not always possible to stop treatment for the disease. Doctors and patients must balance the concern for the drug's possible effects on pregnancy with the concern for disease relapse.