The Latest Multiple Sclerosis News – May 17, 2016

We hope you’re having a great week. We've been pretty busy adding exciting new content for you to read, share, and connect to. From our MS Tumblr blog to starting important conversations on Facebook, we're always thinking of ways to empower you. We hope you join us as we create powerful content across multiple platforms.

In the meantime, please enjoy the following MS news stories. You'll notice there are several articles about the gut/brain connection, and we're proud to share with you our very first segment of Empowered By that discusses the topic at length with researcher and professor at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Patrizia Cassaccia. You can view the broadcast here.

Enjoy reading the wonderful MS news and please leave a comment below with any thoughts you may have.

1. There have been recent advancements in understanding the complex pathogensis of progressive MS (PMS) to develop new treatments. Even though there are no current treatments to slow or stop progressive MS, this is hopeful news!

2. Drug company Roche is testing a