Author Archives: Charles Moore

European Program Aims to Develop Wearable Devices to Monitor and Treat MS

A major new European research program to develop ways of monitoring three main central nervous system diseases —multiple sclerosis (MS), depressive disorder, and epilepsy — using wearable devices and smartphones was launched on April 26. The RADAR-CNS (Remote assessment of disease and relapse Central Nervous System) project, supported by the Innovative…

FDA Invites Comment on Pending Stem Cell Therapy Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a one-day public hearing on four recent draft guidelines regarding the regulation of human cells, tissues, or cellular or tissue-based products (HCT/Ps). Critics of the proposed regulations warn that they curtail the medical use of autologous cell therapy and biologics, and their future potential…

New MS Drug To Be Distributed By Global Supply Chain Distributor Durbin

Medical Need Europe, a privately held pharmaceutical company headquartered in Sweden and focused on registration, distribution, marketing and sale of orphan drugs and niche speciality pharmaceuticals for treatment of rare diseases, has appointed London, U.K. based Durbin PLC, a leading global supplier and distributor of pharmaceuticals, to manage…

Could Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers Benefit From Cannabis Chewing Gum?

AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on global research, development and production of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food and cosmetic products derived from industrial hemp, has announced commencement of clinical development of its leading patented pharmaceutical chewing gum, MedChew RX, for registration as a drug for relieving pain and/or spasticity…

Biogen’s Tecfidera Now The Most Prescribed Oral MS Therapy Globally

Cambridge, Massachusetts based Biogen Inc. has reported its second quarter 2015 results, posting a year-over-year seven percent revenue increase to $2.6 Billion in the quarter. “Biogen remains focused on improving the lives of people living with complex diseases,” says Chief Executive Officer George A. Scangos, Ph.D. “Tecfidera, which is…

Dancing Doodle

Did you know some of the news and columns on Multiple Sclerosis News Today are recorded and available for listening on SoundCloud? These flash briefings give our readers an alternative option for accessing information important for them.

Listen Here

Survey Icon

Video