Author | Mary D. Hughes, MD

Articles

Multiple Sclerosis:

September 01, 2005

Advances in the understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) have translated into aggressive treatment regimens that enhance patients' quality of life. In this article, we discuss the therapeutic options, especially treatments that are directed toward the underlying immunologic mechanisms of the disease. Because of its direct effect on quality of life, aggressive management of symptoms is emphasized.

Multiple Sclerosis: Symptoms, Clinical Course, and Diagnosis

July 01, 2005

Multiple sclerosis, the most common cause of disability among young adults, can take years to diagnose because symptoms may wax and wane over time, and patients may not initially seek evaluation.