The herbs purported to serve as a cure for various illnesses, like late-stage cancer, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
Scientists have discovered a way to convert ordinary skin cells into myelinating cells, or brain cells that have been destroyed in patients with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other myelin disorders.
Immune system development in newborn babies has been proven to vary based on birth month and vitamin D levels, according to new research.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults, according to a statement. It is widely expected to become the No. 1 oral treatment for the disease, with annual sales topping $3 billion.
Biogen Idec reported that its clinical trial for a drug treating multiple sclerosis has shown promising results with a reduction in the relapse rate by 36 percent.
Repeat injuries to the head are widely considered to be dangerous and to cause neurological problems later in life.
In the wake of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, many states that had not considered legalizing medical marijuana are.
In much of the developed world, there has been a sharp increase in the number of autoimmune disorders over the past few decades.
Massage therapy can help ease the pains of multiple sclerosis.
Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center, the Sloan-Kettering Institute and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute believe that they have developed a method that can use a patient’s own skin cells to combat multiple sclerosis.