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Tocilizumab and multiple sclerosis: a causal relationship? Clinical Commentary on the case report entitled – MS arising during Tocilizumab therapy for…

Tocilizumab and multiple sclerosis: a causal relationship? Clinical Commentary on the case report entitled – MS arising during Tocilizumab therapy for…

This clinical commentary discusses on the potential relationship between multiple sclerosis (MS) and tocilizumab in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis who developed MS while on treatment with this anti-interleukin-6 agent. (Source: Multiple Sclerosis)MedWorm Sponsor [Read More]

MS arising during Tocilizumab therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

MS arising during Tocilizumab therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

Conclusion: This case illustrates that Tocilizumab might cause secondary auto-immunity in CNS. It is important to be aware of this potential complication as anti-IL6 therapy might become an option for the treatment NMOSD. (Source: Multiple Sclerosis) [Read More]

A comparison study of cognitive deficits in radiologically and clinically isolated syndromes

A comparison study of cognitive deficits in radiologically and clinically isolated syndromes

Conclusions: The prevalence of cognitive deficits in RIS was similar to that of CIS. Cognitive deficits seem to be present in RIS patients regardless of the presence of risk factors for a future symptomatic demyelinating event. (Source: Multiple Sclerosis) [Read More]

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Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

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What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on [Read More]

Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neuroinflammatory condition characterized by chronic dysregulation of immune responses [Read More]

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Here's what we selected for you today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review: A number of interventions to modify the [Read More]

FDA Denies Health Claim for Vitamin D to Prevent MS FDA Denies Health Claim for Vitamin D to Prevent MS

FDA Denies Health Claim for Vitamin D to Prevent MS FDA Denies Health Claim for Vitamin D to Prevent MS

The FDA responded to a petition, saying that after reviewing the evidence, there is no basis for the claim that vitamin [Read More]