Monday May 1st 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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Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Nose2Brain project aims to develop better therapy for multiple sclerosis

Medically active substances are normally distributed via the blood - either directly by injection into the bloodstream [Read More]

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

Simple eye test can diagnose early signs of glaucoma

A SIMPLE eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma. In clinical trials, [Read More]

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

Novel Protein Identified Inside Cells During MS Inflammation May Help Explain Nerve Damage

/About-the-Society/News/Novel-Protein-Identified-Inside-Cells-During-MS-In [Read More]

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study published in [Read More]

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Brain’s ability to rewire after injury can lead to long-term strains

Like air-traffic controllers scrambling to reconnect flights when a major hub goes down, the brain has a remarkable [Read More]