If you receive care at an MS Center, chances are you have already gotten to know the nurses. What some people don’t realize is that you also have a team of MS nurses through the pharmaceutical company that manufactures your disease modifying treatment (DMT).
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The Blood-Brain Barrier and MS
The brain has a personal security system that’s designed to keep intruders out. But what happens when it malfunctions? Does it hold the answer to MS?
MS in 2015: A Year of Research In Review
Ten, nine, eight… The end of 2015 means we’re a year closer to finding the answers and a cure for multiple sclerosis. Before we ring in 2016, let’s take a look back at all the progress made and lessons learned this year. Biggest MS Headlines in 2015 There were a lot of attention-grabbing headlines in 2015. Here’s a look […]
Ocrelizumab: New Hope for Progressive MS
Over the past 15 years multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments have come a long way. MS is easier to diagnose now than it was in the past, and we have 12 different disease modifying drugs (DMDs) for people with relapsing-remitting MS. This is a huge step in the right direction, but we still have a long […]
What to Do and Say When A Loved One Has MS
When someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis it affects not only their life, but it also deeply affects the lives of the people around them. It would be nice if we were handed an instruction manual…
MS and The Gut’s Microbiome
Given that the gut’s microbiome is such a huge component of the immune system, researchers have long sought out a connection between it and autoimmune diseases. Links between an imbalance in the gut’s microbiome and autoimmune…
Caretakers Need Care Too
As adults, we still need caretakers when we’re sick — and often the caretaker winds up needing care. We’ve created a list of tips for taking care of yourself while you’re caring for someone else.
Whether you’re newly diagnosed, have had multiple sclerosis for a while, or have a friend or family member with the condition, it can be tough to absorb, understand, and remember the many terms associated…