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Category Archives: MS Treatment

Watch How the Coronavirus Spread Across the United States – The New York Times

Posted: March 23, 2020 at 7:43 am

Note: The map shows the known locations of coronavirus cases by county. Circles are sized by the number of people there who have tested positive, which may differ from where they contracted the illness Continue reading

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Digital health apps to transform cancer and dementia care – HeraldScotland

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When Bruce Vickery was diagnosed with prostrate cancer in 2018 he would have found a resource like the OWise app invaluable. The 75-year-old was "overwhelmed with information and paper work" during his treatment. Continue reading

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What Does Coronavirus Do to the Body? – The New York Times

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As cases of coronavirus infection proliferate around the world and governments take extraordinary measures to limit the spread, there is still a lot of confusion about what exactly the virus does to peoples bodies. The symptoms fever, cough, shortness of breath can signal any number of illnesses, from flu to strep to the common cold. Here is what medical experts and researchers have learned so far about the progression of the infection caused by this new coronavirus and what they still dont know Continue reading

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Cuba in the time of the coronavirus – Open Democracy

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During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have looked to the most affected great powers and countries for information and to see what measures they are taking. But perhaps we can find some interesting examples from other countries. One of the countries that has always provided good examples outside of the dominant mainstream has been Cuba. Continue reading

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ImStem Biotechnology Announces FDA has Lifted the Clinical Hold on the Investigational New Drug Application for IMS001 for the Treatment of Multiple…

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 10:50 pm

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --ImStem Biotechnology, Inc. (Farmington CT), a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the development of human embryonic stem cell (ESC) derived mesenchymal stem cells (hES-MSC), through a proprietary method using a trophoblast intermediate stage (hence also known as T-MSC) for the treatment of neurological, autoimmune, and rare orphan diseases, today announced that the U.S Continue reading

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Coronavirus Treatment: Hundreds of Scientists Scramble to Find One – The New York Times

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In an ambitious international collaboration, researchers have mapped proteins in the coronavirus and identified 50 drugs to test against it. Working at a breakneck pace, a team of hundreds of scientists has identified 50 drugs that may be effective treatments for people infected with the coronavirus. Continue reading

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Gilenya Linked to Slightly Increased Cancer Risk in MS, Swedish… – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

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The risk of invasive cancer may be slightly higher in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients treated with Gilenya(fingolimod) compared with those treated with rituximab, and with people from the general population, a Swedish study suggests. The study, Cancer Risk for Fingolimod, Natalizumab, and Rituximab in MS Patients, was published in the journal Annals of Neurology. Disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) have revolutionized how MS disease is managed. Continue reading

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Coronavirus Tests Are Now Free, but Treatment Could Still Cost You – The New York Times

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Government programs like Medicare and Medicaid are also covering the test, which isnt that expensive Medicare is paying anywhere from $36 to $51 for the actual test. People without insurance, or those enrolled in so-called junk plans that dont meet the standards for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, should also be able to get tested at no cost, said Karen Pollitz, a senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation, which recently released an issue brief on private insurance coverage of coronavirus. But could I still end up with bills to pay? Continue reading

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Have You Tested Positive for Coronavirus with MS? – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

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What happens if you have MS and youve tested positive for COVID-19? How will the disease affect your disease-modifying therapies and your MS Continue reading

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A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails – The New York Times

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There is no solid evidence yet that anything works, but the epidemic is moving so fast that doctors are trying approaches where even preliminary data suggests there may be a benefit. Continue reading

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