MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Scientists have been looking to the microbiome, and its numerous gut bacteria, as an area of research with plenty of potential for finding connections to various diseases. Now, scientists have found evidence of significant differences between the gut bacteria of individuals who haveContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Research has linked heart disease to specific autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Now, a huge study shows that autoimmune diseases as a group increase your chances of developing heart ills. Autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, lupus erythematosus andContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Vitamin D exposure, or lack of it, has long been thought to influence the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) because the disease is diagnosed more often in people in northern countries. However, new research suggests there might be an additional reason whyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, May 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Two experimental vaccines show promise in protecting against infection with the “mono” virus, which also causes cancer and has been implicated as a potential trigger of multiple sclerosis, a new paper reports. Tested only in animals so far, the vaccines block two pathwaysContinue Reading

THURSDAY, March 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Telemedicine was widely used by Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS) during the pandemic, and many were happy with the results, a new study finds. “The findings suggest that telehealth services were well liked during the pandemic. Because many individuals with MS have physicalContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The mononucleosis virus, Epstein-Barr, has become a major suspect in the search for what causes multiple sclerosis. Now researchers are raising the next logical question — can we stop both MS and mononucleosis by preventing Epstein-Barr infections, which occur in 95% of adults?Continue Reading