Neurological factors in Obesity

Neurological factors in Obesity

Various neurological factors play a role in the development of obesity.  We have a lot to learn, but from looking at the various physiological abnormalities and their observed clinical impact, we can get some idea of what is going on. Appetite and food consumption is...
Gilenia for Multiple Sclerosis vs Interferon

Gilenia for Multiple Sclerosis vs Interferon

Gilenia, generic fingolimod, is a new treatment for multiple sclerosis.  It is taken orally and has shown significant efficacy in studies so far, perhaps even better than the existing therapy of interferon. That said, it has also shown concerning side effects that may...
The Brain and Pain in Fibromyalgia

The Brain and Pain in Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a disease characterized by widespread chronic pain, fatigue, memory loss, and many other common symptoms.  It affects approximately 10 million Americans – of which 75-90% are women – and is a significant burden to deal with for all....