Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple sclerosis: Myelin may be detrimental to nerve fibers

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects millions of people worldwide, and there is currently no cure for this disease of the central nervous system. Damage to the nerve fibers, also called axons, is responsible for the severity of ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New immune culprit discovered in Alzheimer's disease

The reason your three-pound brain doesn't feel heavy is because it floats in a reservoir of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which flows in and around your brain and spinal cord. This liquid barrier between your brain and skull ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

At-risk people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine in U.S. efforts against the virus appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick, public health officials announced Wednesday, even as they urged a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Repeat infections with COVID-19 may become the norm

COVID-19 might be easing into a new status as a widely circulating and somewhat harsher version of the common cold, experts say—a virus that folks could contract repeatedly, even if they were recently infected.

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