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The Insider’s Guide to Using Suppositories

Take it from someone who knows — although it can seem unpleasant, these tips can help you learn how to handle using suppositories for ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s.

By Mandy Morgan

Options Exist

Multiple sclerosis treatment is one of the fastest moving areas of medicine.

Slowing Down Long-Term Progression of Multiple Sclerosis With Disease-Modifying Therapies

A number of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) are effective in decreasing the frequency of relapses and the number of lesions in the brain or spinal cord.

By Lisa Emrich

FDA-Approved Disease-Modifying Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis

Patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the US may try these disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) to slow down the long-term progression of the disease.

By Lisa Emrich

Drugs to Take (And Not to Take) When Pregnant With MS

Multiple sclerosis requires you to learn large amounts of information. During pregnancy, one concern is your MS medication.

By Lisa Emrich

Demand for IUDs Is Up — Here's Why

President Trump recently ramped up his promise to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. Here’s how women are reacting, according to a new study.

By Lara DeSanto

Weight Loss Drug Reduces Diabetes Risk

If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, pay attention to this study that discovered this weight loss drug can lower your blood sugar and diabetes risk.

By Mary Shomon

Over Half of Eligible Patients Aren't Offered a Statin

Nearly 59 percent of American adults who meet guidelines for statin therapy to lower cholesterol say their physicians hadn’t given them a statin option.

By Diane Domina

Good News for Postmenopausal Bones: Benefits of Osteoporosis Meds Outweigh Risks

New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.

By Diane Domina

More US Doctors Prescribing T3 for Hypothyroidism

If you are being treated for hypothyroidism, new research offers some potentially promising news on your treatment options.

By Mary Shomon