Category: MS

Epstein-Barr Vaccine Trial Underway

Most of us will be infected with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) during our lives. Researchers recently claimed that the virus causes multiple sclerosis (MS), and Moderna has already started an mRNA vaccine trial. At the same time, another recent study explores therapeutic avenues for treating the virus. A team led by scientists at Harvard T.H….

Woman With MS Parks in Handicapped Spot, Finds Rude Notes From Strangers Who Can’t ‘See Her Disability’

An Aussie woman, with a painful chronic disorder, became too afraid to use her handicapped parking permit after receiving snide comments from motorists and offensive notes on her windshield. Hannah Bennett, 24, has the immune condition multiple sclerosis (MS), but some strangers decry she isn’t entitled to her parking privileges because they cannot “see” her…

Can Fatty Acids in Foods Fight Multiple Sclerosis?

Dietary change might help treat some people with multiple sclerosis, new research suggests. According to a new study, the lack of a specific fatty acid in fat tissue can trigger the abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the central nervous system. Fat tissue in patients diagnosed with MS…