Fertility Treatments Pose No Danger to People With MS

By Cara Murez  HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Women with multiple sclerosis who want to undergo fertility treatment can do so without worry, according to a new study. Participants who had MS were no more likely to have a flare-up of the disease after receiving fertility treatments than they were before … Read more

Could the Mediterranean Diet Help People With MS?

By Alan Mozes  HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A Mediterranean diet may help multiple sclerosis (MS) patients ward off damage to their thinking skills. New research finds that a diet rich in veggies, fruit, fish and healthy fat reduced their risk of developing memory loss as well as losing the ability … Read more

How Does B-Cell Therapy Work for Multiple Sclerosis?

After Cherie Binns had breakthrough multiple sclerosis symptoms while being treated with an interferon drug, she weighed her options carefully.  In the end, her neurologist prescribed rituximab. It’s a type of B-cell therapy, which gets its name because it targets the B cells that cause nerve damage when you have MS. Binns, a 69-year-old nurse … Read more

Fitting MS Into Your Schedule

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable neurological disease. No two people will have the same exact symptoms. When you have this chronic condition, symptoms can range from mild to severe. You could get problems such as fatigue and weakness, blurry vision, mood disorders, muscle spasms, or balance and focus issues. Depending on the type of … Read more

Finance workers’ cocaine use surges amid burnout crisis: ‘It’s just going up and up’

When Jaime Blaustein was interviewed for his first job at Morgan Stanley in 2012, he was hooked on heroin. Blaustein’s drug use had spiralled throughout his university studies as he moved from drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana to using cocaine, crack cocaine and, eventually, heroin. By the time he graduated, despite five attempts at rehab, he was a … Read more

Seattle Mariners ends 21-year MLB postseason drought

The longest playoff drought in North American sports is no moreImage: Getty Images The last time the Seattle Mariners made the playoffs, Blu Cantrell’s “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)” was atop the Billboard charts, a non-superhero movie (“Don’t Say A Word”) was No. 1 at the box office, and M’s All-Star rookie Julio Rodriguez was … Read more