In recognition of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, AscellaHealth, a national pharmacy benefit management company, is calling attention to its clinical and educational program designed to assist individuals with multiple sclerosis ... Read more
The Physicians’ Education Resource will host an interactive, case-based discussion on the latest therapeutics in multiple sclerosis (MS). The free educational program, part of the 2019 Americas Committee for Treatment and ... Read more
Awareness of certain symptoms, particularly gait disorders and depression, could be critical for reducing the time it takes to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) after a patient first contacts a healthcare ... Read more
Multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses can be challenging for some patients, and better engagement is needed between patients and their healthcare providers, a study focused on patient experiences has found. ... Read more
In recent years, pregnancy rates have increased among women with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States, according to a retrospective study, but the rate of pregnancy complications is ... Read more
IQuity, a data analytics company, announced the launch of an analytics platform that uses machine learning to predict, identify, and monitor chronic disease within large populations of patients, including ... Read more
Health professionals are often not discussing the importance of following national dietary guidelines with their multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, causing them to turn to other sources like the internet ... Read more
Multiple sclerosis patients are among those with debilitating diseases who are most satisfied with their healthcare, two surveys indicate. Others who are satisfied include people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson’s, according ... Read more
Multiple sclerosis patients who adhere strictly to their medication pay more but stay healthier in the long run than those who don’t, a study found.
Researchers at Liberty University College of ... Read more
A national survey in the U.S. revealed that 98% of women newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis struggle to discuss important personal concerns with their healthcare team.
The survey was conducted ... Read more
Have you heard of a healthcare “reform” proposal in the U.S. Senate called “Graham-Cassidy?” If not, take heed because Graham-Cassidy is a last-ditch effort by Republicans on Capitol Hill, ... Read more
Costs associated with multiple sclerosis increase as the disease worsens, according to a study of more than 16,000 patients in 16 European countries.
The study, “New insights into the burden ... Read more
A recent study has found that continued use of Ampyra (dalfampridine extended-release, sold in the U.S. by Acorda Therapeutics) by patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) lowers both inpatient hospital ... Read more
Advertising for stem cell therapies not supported by clinical research — often made directly to patients and sometimes promoted as a “cure” for diseases like multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s ... Read more
African- and Hispanic-Americans are less likely than whites to receive care for neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis in a doctor’s office or clinic, according to a study. Many ... Read more
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other chronic diseases value the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) more than the general public, concludes a poll conducted by PatientsLikeMe. These ... Read more
Sutter Health, a not-for-profit healthcare network serving more than 100 northern California communities, has been awarded $1.2 million by the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) to support patients living ... Read more
CannaCure Florida, a patient-focused producer of medical cannabis and related products, will host physicians and medical professionals for a peer-to-peer medical cannabis educational conference Nov. 18 in Tampa to provide guidance ... Read more
Paralyzed Veterans of America recently held its annual health conference, called 2016 Summit + EXPO, focused on the latest research and discoveries in patient care for diseases that span multiple sclerosis and spinal ... Read more