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What To Know About Multiple Sclerosis

What To Know About Multiple Sclerosis

Here is what to know about multiple sclerosis (MS). It is a common neurodegenerative disease. MS affects 2.3 million people worldwide. Women get it more often than males. The exact cause of MS remains unknown. MS can be difficult to diagnose, and as a result the diagnosis is often del
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Stem Cells For Multiple Sclerosis

Stem Cells For Multiple Sclerosis

A new approach to using stem cells for multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment has been tried at Northwestern University of Chicago. Dr. Richard Burton and colleagues treated the worst form of MS. This is called relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. It is known to lead to early disabiliti
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Coffee Protects Against MS

Coffee Protects Against MS

Two studies have found that MS (multiple sclerosis) seems to occur less frequently in people who consume coffee regularly. MS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is associated with chronic inflammation. Dr. Ellen Mowry reported about the work she and her colleagues had don
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Stem Cell Treatment For Severe MS

Stem Cell Treatment For Severe MS

A multicenter, phase II trial from Genova, Italy has been completed on 21 patients with severe multiple sclerosis (MS), published in March, 2015. These were patients whose MS was not under control despite conventional MS treatments. They developed new brain lesions that were documente
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