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Friday, October 5, 2012
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) specialty drug treatment cost projected to exceed $50,000 per person per year in 2016
Thursday, October 4, 2012
- A "clinically isolated syndrome." These are actual physical symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis that last at least 24 hours. This might be as dramatic as Williamson’s paralysis, or could be more subtle, like persistent numbness in one arm or leg, or a sudden loss of vision in one eye (known as optic neuritis).
- Evidence of lesions on the brain. MS lesions are usually detected using magnetic resonance imaging. These lesions are caused when inflammation leads to the loss of myelin, the protective substance that insulates nerves in the brain and spinal cord.
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
- Aetna medical insurance is considering no longer paying for the ACTHAR Gel for Multiple Sclerosis
- Aetna is trying to prevent an FDA approved medication from being used by MS patients
If true, it might be a useful tool to measure the effectiveness of treatmentsOctober 1, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
September 30, 2012