Thursday March 23rd 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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National MS Society-Supported Collaborators Publish Reviews of Tools Used to Measure MS Progression

National MS Society-Supported Collaborators Publish Reviews of Tools Used to Measure MS Progression

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Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

A pilot study of a class of drugs used to treat hepatitis and some forms of multiple sclerosis has been shown for the [Read More]

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Well, the central dogma of biology states that DNA makes RNA and RNA makes proteins. However, there are many different [Read More]

Society Releases Statement on American Health Care Act

Society Releases Statement on American Health Care Act

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Survey of People with MS on Physician-Assisted Suicide Highlights Need to Recognize and Treat Depres

Survey of People with MS on Physician-Assisted Suicide Highlights Need to Recognize and Treat Depres

/About-the-Society/News/Survey-of-People-with-MS-on-Physician-Assisted-Sui [Read More]