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April 22, 2022

Study Provides New Information on MS Pain that May Improve its Treatment

Nerve pain alone was the least common pain experience, according to a survey of 842 people with MS with chronic pain. Specific types of pain are treated differently. So, it is crucial to understand the origin of pain in a person with MS to optimize strategies that bring relief.

April 22, 2022

In MS, Can Better Sleep Improve Cognition?

People with multiple sclerosis often have trouble with memory, attention and mental processing. New research shows some of these issues could stem from sleep disorders.

April 20, 2022

Childhood Abuse May Increase MS Risk in Adults

Emotional or sexual abuse in childhood may increase risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in women, and risk may increase further with exposure to multiple kinds of abuse, according to the first prospective cohort study of its kind.

March 18, 2022

10 Things That Can Affect Your Dreams At Night

Whether you never remember your dreams or can't forget your nightmares, dreams have a purpose. This is why dreams happen, what causes nightmares, and what you can do to increase the chances of sweet dreams.

March 17, 2022

Sleep Deprivation or Burnout?

Sleep psychologist and wellness advocate, Dr. Deirdre Conroy, explains why the exhaustion you feel may not be related to a lack of sleep.

February 23, 2022

Pets Can Boost Your Brain Power, Study Says

Having a long-term pet companion may delay memory loss and other kinds of cognitive decline, a new study has found. Pet ownership was especially beneficial for working verbal memory, such as memorization of word lists, according to the preliminary research.

February 9, 2022

Is Dairy a Risk Factor for Parkinson's?

Dairy intake may increase risk of Parkinson's disease in men, according to investigators. Men of European ancestry with a genetic marker predicting dairy consumption had significantly greater risk of Parkinson's disease than individuals without the marker, suggesting a causal relationship between dairy intake and Parkinson's disease, lead

December 30, 2021

The Importance of Sleep Medicine Education: Anita Shelgikar, MD, MHPE

Sleep medicine education was evaluated in a recently published study that enrolled 21 health professions trainees in a 2-day boot camp. The study cohort included 14 sleep medicine fellows who were about to enter their fellowship, with investigators concluding that baseline knowledge of sleep medicine is higher than originally anticipated and