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multiple sclerosis

‘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.

Does ‘mono’ virus up odds for other diseases?

Scientists seek to unravel how viruses trigger disease.

Sunny days in youth may mean better odds

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

Patient Story

Phil Simon’s big hope

At a critical point in the progression of his multiple sclerosis, a local chef pins his hopes on a breakthrough medication.

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.

FDA OKs drug that offers hope to multiple sclerosis patients

Researcher calls the benefits of ocrelizumab 'quite stunning.'

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

Marijuana study sorts good from bad

Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.

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