Category «Multiple Sclerosis»

Norwegian Researchers Analyze MS Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality in 60-year Longitudinal Study

A 60-year longitudinal multiple sclerosis (MS) study in a Norwegian cohort analyzing life expectancy, survival and mortality concluded that MS patients live shorter lives and have higher mortality than the general population. The report, “Survival and cause of death in multiple sclerosis: a 60-year longitudinal population study,” appeared in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & …

Childhood Antibiotics Now Linked To Crohn’s, lupus, multiple sclerosis

Antibiotics are one of the most prescribed (and abused) medications in the world. They are often incorrectly, incompetently prescribed, particularly to children, for ailments that aren’t even resolved by taking the medications. They are so heavily prescribed that superbugs have risen from a condition known as “antibiotic resistance.” Antibiotics are often taken for granted but …

Multiple Sclerosis could be reversed with calorie-restricted diet, study suggests

By Sarah Knapton, science editor Acalorie-restricted diet which mimics the effects of fasting may reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and help repair the damage caused by the disease. Scientists are so excited about the finding that they are moving to large human trials and are already recommending it for very ill patients ‘who cannot wait.’ …

New MS Drug Ocrevus Wins FDA Approval

by ANTHONY SERRITELLA and REHEMA ELLIS The Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat multiple sclerosis Tuesday. The drug, called Ocrevus, is approved for use against the most common form of MS – the relapsing-remitting type. It’s also the first drug specifically approved for primary progressive MS, a very aggressive form of …

Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Recovery, And Success Story

 Dr. Terry Wahls shares her story of personal recovery from Multiple Sclerosis. People with major health challenges like chronic pain, fatigue, autoimmune issues, and mental health issues can turn around their health just by having the right diet choices, lifestyle choices, and environmental exposures. No drugs can outmatch the benefits of nutrient-rich home-made food that …