Saturday October 21st 2017

‘MS in the News’ Archives

Queensland doctors find therapy to halt progression of M.S.

Queensland doctors find therapy to halt progression of M.S.

BRISBANE researchers believe they have found a way to halt the progression of multiple sclerosis. The world-first experimental therapy has already been tried on wheelchair-bound Queensland dad Gary Allen, who has had “big improvements” since receiving the [Read More]

Biogen multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera wins European approval

Biogen multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera wins European approval

Biogen Idec Inc’s high profile new multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera won European approval, the company said on Monday, opening the door for its launch in one of the world’s largest markets for MS treatments. The approval was widely expected after the European [Read More]

Going abroad for Lemtrada for MS is reminiscent of CCSVI

Going abroad for Lemtrada for MS is reminiscent of CCSVI

There are many who suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States who are upset with the FDA for not approving of the drug Alemtuzumab, otherwise known as Lemtrada. To the point where a petition was made to fight the ruling. This, on top of Genzyme appealing the [Read More]

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Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of [Read More]

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

OHSU’s Robertson on coming to grips with his diagnosis

After learning that he has multiple sclerosis, Dr. Joe Robertson was in denial. Then he realized there was no other [Read More]

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Concussion in teens increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Orebro University in Sweden studied the connection between concussions and multiple sclerosis. They [Read More]

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple [Read More]

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the [Read More]