There are known differences between men and women when it comes to multiple sclerosis and the likelihood of developing the disease. There are also differences in how best to treat patients given their gender.
In a chronic condition where depression is a known symptom treating the mental condition of a patient can be just as important as the physical aspects especially when suicide prevention is part of the overall care.
Research into the inner workings of multiple sclerosis comes in all shapes and sizes including looking at specific parts of the brain. A recent study has looked at the role of the blood brain barrier and how it affects patients with this condition.
Country music artist, Clay Walker – who is well-known for his hit songs “She Won’t Be Lonely Long” and “Live Until I Die" – was diagnosed with a relapsing form of multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 26.