Drug Slows Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Drug Slows Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Another drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this past week, and it has the effect of slowing the progress of the disease. Biogen Iden, INC., whose headquarters are in Cambridge, Masschusettes, now has a longer acting drug called Plegridy, which eventually will replace their […]

Stem Cells May Be Key to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Stem Cells May Be Key to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

New research released in the journal Stem Cell Reports suggests that stem cell therapy may be the key to treating patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Currently, there are few medically-accepted treatments for MS, and these only help with symptoms in the early stages of the progressive neurological disorder. The new research, however, shows that stem […]

Multiple Sclerosis: Why Doctors Should Prescribe Marijuana

Multiple Sclerosis: Why Doctors Should Prescribe Marijuana

A new study published by the American Academy of Neurology suggests that medical marijuana is an effective treatment for many of the symptoms exhibited in those suffering from multiple sclerosis. Spasms are one of the main symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and marijuana has proven beneficial in treating them without some of the side effects that […]