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Saturday, October 2, 2010
AMPYRA® - a medication indicated as a treatment to improve walking in people with multiple sclerosis (MS)
Friday, October 1, 2010
Unique Combination Of Stem Cell Therapy and Liberation Angioplasty Offers New Hope To Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Other potential serious risks are described. The long-term safety of Gilenya is unknown at this time. Other phase III clinical trials of Gilenya, including one involving people with primary progressive MS, are still underway, as are extension studies involving those who have completed trials. These and other post-marketing studies should provide additional data on the safety and efficacy of Gilenya.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Patients with multiple sclerosis who smoke appear to experience a more rapid progression of their disease
Cigarette smokers are at higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to background information in the article. However, the effect of smoking on the progression of MS remains uncertain.
Brian C. Healy, Ph.D., of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and colleagues studied 1,465 patients with MS who visited a referral center between February 2006 and August 2007. Participants had an average age of 42 and had MS for an average of 9.4 years. Their progression was assessed by clinical characteristics as well as by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) over an average of 3.29 years.
Monday, September 27, 2010
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