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Vitamin D May Protect Against MS

There is new evidence supporting the idea that vitamin D helps prevent multiple sclerosis, but it is too soon to recommend taking the vitamin to lower your risk, researchers say.

ADHD in Women and Girls

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of ADHD in women and girls including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Caregiver Tips: How to Prevent Wandering

For caregivers of people with cognitive problems, there is a very real fear that the loved one may wander from home or disappear in a crowd. Here are 10 tips from WebMD to prevent wandering and ease your anxiety.

How Stem Cells Can Be Used In The Treatment Of Multiple Sclerosis

When scientists first discovered how stem cells can be used in regenerative treatments, they began applying that knowledge in the treatment of many different diseases. Stem cells have the ability to regenerate and replenish cells in the body that have been destroyed or damaged by different diseases.

Dealing With Multiple Sclerosis One Day At A Time

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease in which the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, affecting the ability of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to communicate with each other. As demyelination occurs, axons cannot effectively conduct

Alzheimer's Drug Slows Memory Decline

An experimental Alzheimer’s treatment slowed memory loss by about one-third in people with mild disease, offering hope that the drug can alter the course of the progressive disease.


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MS Causes - Why Do Some People Get MS and Others Do Not

While doctors and scientists have been studying multiple sclerosis for years no one has yet been able to pinpoint one exact cause. MS can manifest itself in anyone anywhere, there are some mitigating factors that can place one person more at risk than another, but nothing is conclusive. Since MS is

Coffee Strong Enough to Ward Off Dementia?

Drinking coffee in moderate amounts during middle age may reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly, a tantalizing new study says.

Study: ADHD Diet Helps Reduce Symptoms

All children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should be offered a special ADHD diet to see if eliminating certain foods might reduce their symptoms, Dutch researchers say.