A majority of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients at a Swedish clinic who initiated treatment with Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate; DMF) either stopped or switched to another ... Read more
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is seeking 66 participants for a clinical trial to determine the safety and effectiveness of its injected therapy H.P. Acthar Gel as a treatment for acute relapses ... Read more
The European Commission has approved Roche’s Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) for both relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary-progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) across the 28-member European Union. The commission’s move ... Read more
A $44,000 National Multiple Sclerosis Society grant will allow a researcher at the Kessler Foundation to advance her work on multiple sclerosis patients’ emotional processing challenges. Dr. Helen Genova, Kessler’s assistant director of ... Read more
Multiple sclerosis patients whose first treatment is Genentech’s Rituxan (rituximab) stay on it longer than other disease-modifying drugs that patients start with, a Swedish study reports.
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A combination therapy of low-dose methylprednisolone and interferon (IFN)-beta-secreting stem cells is effective in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new Korean study suggests.
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The nerve-cell-protecting myelin sheath’s failure to remove cholesterol after the membrane has been damaged limits its ability to regenerate, German researchers report. Their finding has important ... Read more