Health News

Rx Increased Viral Infection in MS Patients
Natalizumab is often used to fight the symptoms and progression of multiple sclerosis, but the drug comes with a significant risk of a rare and potentially fatal viral infection.
How Your Pet Can Affect Your Health
Dogs and cats can make great companions, and having a pet might be more beneficial to your health than you think. Although there is little evidence to suggest most of the health benefits, here’s a list of ways that pets might be able to benefit your health.
Medical Forms of Marijuana Helped MS Symptoms
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies cover a wide range of treatments, including music therapy and horseback riding. New guidelines suggest only a few actually work for those with MS.
Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier
Improve your mood with a few easy changes!
Cholesterol Rx Could be New Treatment for MS
A commonly used cholesterol-lowering medication is showing promise as a new therapy for patients who have lived with multiple sclerosis (MS) for a while.
Musicians Who Support Health Causes
Many celebrities use their money, connections and following to help raise  advocacy and  support medical research. Here are some famous musicians who have given their time and effort to health causes.
Foods that Fill You Up
Fad diets come and go, but one factor shared by most, if not all, successful diets is to burn more calories than consumed. This is simple in theory, but cutting back on calories often leaves one hungry and can increase temptations to stray from the diet. Here are some foods and nutrients that help fill you up and keep you feeling full for longer.
Medications to Modify the Course of MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. Nerve fibers are surrounded by a protective sheath made from a substance called myelin. People with MS experience deterioration of the myelin.
Factors that Might Boost MS Risk
It’s not known what exactly causes MS, however some factors have been linked to an increased risk of developing the autoimmune disease.
Birth Control and Obesity Linked to MS
It's not clear what causes multiple sclerosis (MS), an immune disorder that is typically diagnosed between ages 20 to 40. But researchers are seeking more clues.