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Get more sun, vitamin D to ward off MS risk--study

A new study done in Australia has revealed a startling finding that people who get more sun and vitamin D have lower chances of getting multiple sclerosis than those who do not get enough sun and have lower Vitamin D levels.

Stem cells may cure multiple sclerosis--study

In what can be termed as a major breakthrough for patients suffering from the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have discovered that the body’s own stem cells can successfully repair the damaged nerves of the central nervous system.

White House party crasher Michaele Salahi discloses her MS battle

Disclosing the long kept secret, 'Real Housewives of D.C.' star Michaele Salahi has revealed in her recently released book that she is suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).

Oprah’s OWN sued for ill-treatment of ex-employee

A former employee at Oprah Winfrey’s new venture OWN has accused the network of oppression and ill-treatment.

FDA approves Novartis' first oral multiple sclerosis drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel approved the first line treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) Gilenia is the first oral drug that Novaritis, a German drug maker, would sell under this brand name.

DC Council approves medical marijuana

Washington D.C. has finally approved the use of medical marijuana, stating that people suffering from certain chronic illnesses can obtain larger amounts of the drug from select dispensaries in the city.

Cause of multiple sclerosis remains shrouded in mystery--study

A detailed genetic study of identical twins by researchers in the U.S. has found that the autoimmune disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), still remains shrouded in mystery.

Ampyra, Acorda’s drug for multiple sclerosis, gets FDA nod

Rochester, NY, January 23 -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave its nod to a drug meant for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) and those who experience difficulties in walking.

Breastfeeding cuts mums' risk of MS relapse

Chicago, June 9: It is widely known that breastfeeding is the most nutritious way to feed an infant. Now a new research has found that, besides meeting baby's need for optimum nutrition, breastfeeding can significantly reduce the risk of relapse of multiple sclerosis.