Jamie-Lynn Sigler Explains Some of the Frustration of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

Jamie-Lynn Sigler of The Sopranos fame was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 15 years ago, but only went public with it following her wedding to Cutter Dykstra a week ago. She spoke with Maria Menounos in recent days about the autoimmune…

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Opens Up About Struggle with Multiple Sclerosis

Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler has come forward with a personal struggle she’s had for nearly 15 years. The Sopranos star has revealed that she’s been fighting multiple sclerosis since the age of 20, when she was first diagnosed. “I wasn’t ready…

Annette Funicello Dies of MS at 70–but Three Years Ago

Annette Funicello–one of American’s favorite original Mouseketeers–is making headlines three years after her death from MS. Many, who clearly don’t pay attention to the news-or at least didn’t back in 2013–are mourning Annette Funicello’s death. Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello passed…

Multiple Sclerosis Drug First of Its Kind, Treats Progressive Form of the Disease

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease in which the immune system attacks myelin. Myelin is the sheath that surrounds the neurons’ axons. If you’re following this, you’re either part of the medical field, or you know someone with multiple sclerosis.…

Marisa Tomei, George Clooney Involved in HBO Miniseries

Marisa Tomei has signed on to play feminist Gloria Steinem in Ms., an upcoming HBO miniseries. Steinem will serve as a consultant on the project. Gloria Steinem is known for being the most prolific feminist writer and activist of her…

KFC Hoax: Little Girl Was Not Kicked Out Of KFC

The story of the three year old girl kicked out of a Jackson, MS KFC due to facial scarring that “disturbed customers” is a hoax according to Rick Maynard, spokesperson for KFC. “After the alleged incident was reported to us,…

Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial Shows Statins Help

A two-year, 140-participant clinical trial has some good news for sufferers of multiple sclerosis and their loved ones. Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that destroys the myelin sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It results…

Multiple Sclerosis Drug Delayed by FDA

Biogen Idec Inc. has stated that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration extended the review process its multiple sclerosis drug called Plegridy by three months to evaluate the application, though the FDA didn’t request any further studies. Biogen had planned…