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‘I just want to be normal’

A love of music and the enduring compassion of a childhood friend are helping a 25-year-old Michigan woman weather the rigors of multiple sclerosis.

Patient Story

The long road forward

Tenacious by nature, Paul White confronts multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and homelessness as he fights to get back on his feet.

Patient Story

A year later, ‘a lot better’

Phil Simon had reached the end of the line with existing multiple sclerosis medications. A year after starting a new drug, his walking and stamina have improved.

Relapse-fighting MS drug gains FDA approval

The new treatment, Mavenclad, is recommended for patients who have seen less success with other MS medications.

Sunny days in youth may mean better odds

Lower levels of vitamin D have been associated with a rise in risk for multiple sclerosis.

In kids with MS, diet has outsized role

Saturated fats from certain foods can cause inflammation that leads to a relapse of MS in younger patients, new research shows.

Resistance training may slow MS

Scans revealed less brain shrinkage in exercise group.

MS patients prone to other illnesses

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression are among common co-existing conditions.

‘Sunshine vitamin’ lowers MS risk

We've long known vitamin D can calm the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Evidence shows it may help prevent it, too.

Cost of specialty medication soars

No drugs available for multiple sclerosis patients for less than $50,000 a year in United States. Why the pricetag?

Multiple sclerosis linked to lower levels of key nutrients in women

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease.

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