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Severe side effects of approved multiple sclerosis medication

The multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy alemtuzumab can trigger severe, unpredictable side effects. Scientists report on two patients for whom the infusion of alemtuzumab significantly worsened symptoms. The team also describes a treatment that successfully curbed the harmful side effects.

People Want Trump's Education Nominee To Take A Stronger Stance On Campus Sexual Assault

Secretary of education pick Betsy DeVos ruffled feathers when she avoided answering a question about campus sexual assault at her Tuesday confirmation hearing.

The Dip-Powder Manicure Trend You’ve Been Seeing On Instagram Isn’t New

Here's everything you need to know about the dip-powder manicures that are blowing up your Instagram feed.

Compound found that could improve drug development against deadly brain cancer

A 'potent inhibitory compound' has been found in the elusive hunt for an improved treatment against glioblastoma, the most common and deadly type of adult brain cancer. Aurintricarboxylic Acid (ATA) is a chemical compound that in laboratory...Show More Summary

FDA to Require Restaurants and Vendors to Provide Nutrition Labels

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released rules requiring some restaurants and venders to provide nutrition labels to their food products. This labeling requirement is part of the health care law signed into law by President Obama in 2010. The requirement is based on how Americans eat and drink about a third of their total […]

Soft robot helps the heart beat

A customizable soft robot that fits around a heart and helps it beat has now been developed by researchers, potentially opening new treatment options for people suffering from heart failure.

Fitness Star Emily Skye Shares Exactly How She Got Such Toned Abs

Emily Skye is Instagram-famous for her inspirational messages and commitment to healthy living. In a new interview, she reveals some quality abs advice.

Blorange Is The Hair Color Trend That Celebrities Are Obsessed With

Find out everything you need to know about the latest hair color trend that's about to be all over your Instagram feed.

All The Ways Nutrition Labels Disguise Added Sugar

Sweet and sneaky. If you're trying to cut out added sugar, these are all the things you should look for on a nutrition label.

Melania Trump’s Makeup Artist Wants You To Buy This $450 Facial Water

Get the details on Melania Trump's makeup artist's luxury skincare line, which includes a $450 facial water and $400 body scrub.

I’m An Abortion Provider In A Red State, And I'm Worried About What Will Happen Next

DeShawn Taylor, M.D., a women's health care and abortion provider in Arizona, explains why she's worried for her patients under a Trump government.

Kristen Bell's Top 5 Self-Care Tips

Kristen Bell shares her five best tips for self-care, and you'll almost definitely want to steal them. There's pizza involved.

Savannah Chrisley Has A Broken Vertebra After A Scary Car Accident

Luckily, reality TV star Savannah Chrisley is on the mend, but she's still dealing with numbness and pain due to her injury.

This Iowa Bill Would Let Women Sue Doctors Who Perform Their Abortions

Iowa legislators are working on a bill that would allow a woman to retroactively sue the doctor who performed her abortion for emotional distress.

NIAID flu experts examine evolution of avian influenza

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) In a new commentary published online in Emerging Infectious Diseases, two leading influenza experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part...Show More Summary

Journalist With MS Explains the Importance of Stretching

Trevis Gleason is a food journalist who also writes about his journey with secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Gleason was diagnosed with the disease in 2001 and has written many blog posts and articles about his life with MS and has also published a book called Chef Interrupted. Show More Summary

MS in the Information Age, Part 1: Be Discerning

Serving as co-administrator for a large MS forum has shown me that, while we live in a world of easy access to information, we may not always be prepared to understand and interpret it. While I’m not a medical doctor, I do work in the healthcare field and have earned my own credentials. Show More Summary

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