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An article in this weeks The Economist Magazine credits Evangelos Elftheriou at IBM's research laboratory in Zurich with building an artifical version of a neuron(for computers)."Neurons are the spindly, highly interconnected cells that do most of the heavy lifting in brains. ...Neurons are pattern-recognition… Read More

Gilenya Improvements*

I was diagnosed with MS in janurary 2016 and have been taking gilenya since March 2017 I just got my second MRI and the doctor called and said that my lesions have gotten smaller and no more!!! Its imporant to keep your head up and have a great attitude towards life with a healthy diet and exserise because I… Read More


Please name your gender(M/F), age,city,country(you were born in or if you moved to another city before 12),family history(relationship to you), if you got diagnosed with MS? MS is thought to be prevalent more in females with F:M=3:1 and prevalent in countries further away from the equater and believed to have… Read More

Nursing Student*

Hey Everyone, I do not have MS however my mother does and was dignosed when I was about 10. I am a nursing student and I am doing a paper on multiple sclerosis. I was wondering if some of you wouldnt mind telling me what age you were when you were dignosed and what are some of the symptoms you have. You don't… Read More


We are headed to India in August for HSCT. I am so excited for my Husband. He has balance issues, drop foot, restless legs, nueropathy in his feet, fatigue, and ataxic gait. He just suffered a relapse. We are hoping this will stop his progression and keep him from going into a wheelchair. If you haven't heard… Read More


SOUTH SHORE LONG ISLANDMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) SUPPORT GROUP For patients, families and caregivers.Meeting the last Wednesday of every month 4-5pmFIRST MEETING MAY 25TH, 2016 4-5PM Cedarhurst, NY 222 Rockaway Turnpike, SUite 1This month's topic:  NUTRITION AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSISRSVP:516 239 1800 X136 - ask… Read More

Brain donation *

I am looking into donating my brain for MS research after I die, and although I'm young and not anticipating death anytime soon, I want to get the paperwork out of the way so that, in case of the unexpected, my wishes are followed. The NMSS has a list of research facilities that take donations. Have any of you… Read More


You may qualify for our Multiple Sclerosis Studies! You will be compensated for your time and travel!  Please call us for additional Enrollment information!Address: 222 Rockaway Tpk, Suite #1               Cedarhurst, NY 11516 Contact: Zain Pirzada, Clinical Research Coordinator               1-516-239-1800… Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome*

symptoms: debilitating exhaustion often accompanied by pain, muscle weakness, sleep problems, 'brain fog' and depression-overlap with those of other conditions.  Again, in The Economist, an article identifies sphingolipids are involved in intercellular communication and relate it to 'dauer' a state in a soil… Read More


I've now had my third stem cell infusion at Hadassah Hospital in Israel with Amazing Results! I had immediate benefits from the first two infusions, and now with the third. For years I have had my eye movements monitored… Read More

Gut Bacteria*

I just got an email, an nmss newsletter stating that there is a difference in the gut bacteria of persons with ms and those who do not have ms, and that it may have an influence in inflamation. Read More


My name is Mary.  I’m a 77 year old woman who has been living with MS for 22 years.  I currently reside in a long term care facility.  Prior to this I was retired and living in a condo.  Before that I was employed with a company for 28 years. In late November, 2014, I was sitting in front my computer when I… Read More

Lesions lesions lesions.*

 I was diagnosed with RRMS in Sep of 2015, So i'm still learning the roaps, lingo, meds, does and donts, all that good stuff.  ​I've had 2 MRI's the first proving I in fact had MS although I was not knowledgful to what MS actually was at the time I was first informed of the news because it was not from a… Read More

Cannabiniod/CBD Cannabis Research

Has anyone with MS (any type) been using High CBD to help reverse myelin damage? I've been doing a lot of research on the medicinal uses of Cannabis and I've been stumbling on a lot of positive outcomes using Cannabis for; spasticity, pain, anxiety, depression and even reversing neurological damage. I am a… Read More