Multiple Sclerosis

10 Ways to Boost Your Life Expectancy With Multiple Sclerosis

While early mortality from multiple sclerosis (MS) is relatively rare, several recent studies show that people with MS may experience a small decrease in life expectancy when compared to the general population. A 2014 study published in the journal ofMultiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders found that people with MS had a lifespan 6 years shorter...

A multiple sclerosis drug that works for Huntington’s disease: the real deal or too good to be true?

Thinking problems in Huntington’s disease take a huge toll from early in the disease. Now, new work suggests that a drug already approved by the FDA to treat another brain disease – multiple sclerosis – may stave off these problems in HD mice. Could these results be real, or are they too good to...

Could Multiple Sclerosis Begin In The Gut?

Mounting evidence suggests that when our resident biota are out of balance, they contribute to numerous diseases, including diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, autism and, it appears, MS. MS researchers are focusing on the content of the gut’s microbiome as a possible contributor to the body’s autoimmune attack on its nervous system Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an electrical...

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