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Brain Tumors: Do They Respond to Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy, a type of treatment that enlists parts of our immune systems to fight diseases, may also help treat slow-growing brain tumors, a new study shows.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

Autism Treatment: Some Kids Miss Out

As many as one third of U.S. children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) don't get behavioral or medication treatment to help them manage their neurodevelopmental challenges.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

Pediatricians Update Kid Concussion Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics revised its concussion guidelines for kids and teens to support light physical activity and the return to school.

By Diane Domina

PTSD: Choosing Your Own Treatment Yields Better Results

A study has found that people with PTSD who choose their form of treatment, whether drugs or therapy, improved more than those who were prescribed one or the other regardless of their personal preference.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

By Trevis Gleason

The Flu and MS: Tips to Protect Yourself

Don’t let the flu throw your MS into hyperdrive. Reduce your risk of illness and know how to fight off influenza this season with these tips.

By Lisa Emrich

9 Ways to Find Support for MS in Rural Communities

Living in a rural area may make finding care and support more difficult. Try these resources to help you through your MS journey.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Letter to Neurologists from an MS patient

Jackie Zimmerman articulates what MS patients need from their neurologists at the time of diagnosis and throughout their treatment, and shares lessons learned.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Where to Find Help for ADHD

You or your child has been diagnosed with ADHD. Now what? Eileen Bailey provides a practical guide of where to go for help.

By Eileen Bailey

Tips for Finding the Right MS Doc

Finding the right MS doc requires asking yourself some important questions. Start with these seven and you’ll be on your way to finding a perfect match.

By Trevis Gleason