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Case of Rare Brain Infection Reported in MS Patient Taking Tecfidera
FDA is warning that a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) who was being treated with Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) developed a rare and serious brain infection called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), and later died.
Eye Disease May Signal Onset of MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be difficult to diagnose because early symptoms can come and go. The eye disease uveitis, however, may be a warning sign that could help doctors detect MS early, a new study found.
Vaccines Were Not Tied to Multiple Sclerosis
Many people worry that vaccines meant to prevent disease may cause other illnesses. But a recent study found that vaccines likely did not cause multiple sclerosis (MS) or disorders like it.
Results from Two Phase III Studies Added to U.S. Label of Genzyme’s Aubagio
Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the inclusion of efficacy and safety data from the TOWER and TOPIC studies of once-daily, oral Aubagio® (teriflunomide) in the product’s U.S. label.
Sleep Disorders May Go Undiagnosed in MS Patients
One of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) is fatigue. And new research suggests fatigue may be common among MS patients because they have undiagnosed sleep disorders.
Yoga May Benefit MS Patients
Yoga is well known to promote relaxation and flexibility. But it may also relieve some multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms.
Salty Food Could Mean Increased Symptoms for MS Patients
High-salt diets typically ring alarm bells because of their association with heart disease. A new study shows that salt intake may affect some patients' neurological health, too.
One Possible Cause of Multiple Sclerosis Ruled Out
While the exact cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) remains unclear, research over the years has pointed to some potential culprits. Now, it seems that one possible cause of MS could be ruled out.
Things You Can Do Today to Feel Better Tomorrow
What can you do to make your tomorrow better than today? Here are eight easy steps that will leave you feeling better tomorrow.
How Stress Saps Your Health
Everybody has experienced stress in one form or another, yet many don’t fully understand the dramatic effects stress can have on their health.