THURSDAY, Nov. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Multiple sclerosis patients might be able to think more clearly and move more easily if they regularly undergo whole-body vibration training, a new pilot study reports. A small group of MS patients who experienced vibration training showed improvements in decision making, information processing,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients undergoing a treatment that depletes a type of immune cell that fuels MS attacks still have a strong response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, a new study finds. “The message from this study is clear — it is worthwhile forContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients diagnosed with colon cancer may have a greater risk of dying from cancer or other causes in the next six months to year than colon cancer patients without MS, a Canadian study finds. “These results warrant further investigation toContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 vaccines trigger antibody production in most people who have weakened immune systems, but a new study reveals that their responses are weaker than in healthy people. “Some of our patients have been hesitant about getting vaccinated, which is unfortunate because they areContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A number of symptoms are common among people who are newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a patient survey shows. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an incurable disease in which the nerves’ protective layers are damaged, resulting in progressive disability. For the new study, researchersContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new study may help explain why people with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience worsening disability while those with two related diseases do not. MS causes permanent brain and spinal cord scarring, and researchers investigated whether the same damage accompanies two rarer, similar diseasesContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black people experience more severe courses of multiple sclerosis (MS), and now new research suggests that drugs commonly used to treat this disease may not work as well or for as long in these folks. “I was amazed,” said study researcher Dr. GreggContinue Reading