April 2022 News

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 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 21, 2022

Should Gabapentin Be a Controlled Substance?

Some neurologists contend the effort to classify gabapentin as a Federal Schedule V Controlled Substance is misguided and note that it could create barriers to care for patients with neuropathic pain.

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.