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Category Archives: MS Treatment

What is being done to treat MS? – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 7:45 am

Considered untreatable until the early 1990s, multiple sclerosis (MS) has benefited in recent decades from huge progress in developing treatments for people with relapsing MS, the most common form of the condition at the point of diagnosis. But there are many people living with the progressive forms of MS who face increasing disability and still have very few, if any, treatment options. Thats why the MS Society is now focusing its attention on finding effective treatments for everyone with MS. Continue reading

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Antibodies used to treat and reverse MS symptoms in mice – Drug Target Review

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Researchers have identified a protein on the surface of cells that cause MS and have used antibodies as an effective treatment for the condition in mice. A study has identified a specific subgroup of T cells that are a causation of multiple sclerosis (MS) Continue reading

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#ECTRIMS2019 – Rituximab is Not a Reasonable Option to Ocrevus, Researcher Says – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

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Editors note: This is the third story in a three-part report examining the question, Is rituximab a reasonable alternative treatment for MS?, which was a topic discussed at this years Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS). Continue reading

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Diagnosis Set This Athlete On a New Course – UConn Today

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Is This the Shape of Things to Come? – The New York Times

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In June the F.D.A. cleared two more treatments for those who want a little muscle without the, er, heavy lifting. One is truSculpt Flex, which pumps up muscle via electrical current, which is similar in principle to the ab belts of those late-night infomercials except it has electrodes that can work on eight areas simultaneously Continue reading

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Learning to live with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis at 31 – The Irish Times

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Keith Byrne says that when he was first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 31, he thought it was a death sentence. Now, almost five years later, he has learned to live with the condition and even made some positive changes that would possibly never have happened had he not received the diagnosis Continue reading

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Panacea Charitable Trust grants 15000 to Beds & Northants MS Therapy Centre – Bedford Independent

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The Panacea Charitable Trust has awarded the Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire MS Therapy Centre a grant towards the provision of nursing services of 15,000. The Panacea Charitable Trusts grants fund supports a broad range of initiatives and recipients in Bedfordshire, providing a range of valuable work and support in the area. Based at Bradbury House in Bedford, the MS Therapy Centre was set up in 1983 to aid those with Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading

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A Philosopher and a Scientist Share a Bench – The New York Times

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The first time Jennifer Hindieh saw Alexander Najman, she wished he would go away. Instead, after bumming a Marlboro off her in September 2011 at Long Island University, he stuck around and tried to strike up a conversation. I was lost in thought, she said. Continue reading

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UB researchers discover clues that may boost MS diagnosis, treatment – Buffalo News

Posted: October 4, 2019 at 10:44 am

More than 1,300 patients in the Buffalo region with multiple sclerosis have provided evidence that will help doctors around the world better predict who most likely will get the most debilitating form of the disease. Researchers at the University at Buffalo this week released findings of a long-term study which used brain scans of those patients to yield clues about how secondary progressive MS appears to form. They will couple those findings with treatment records that stretch back up to a decade to see what medications and other treatments were used by patients who developed the most serious form of multiple sclerosis and who did not. Continue reading

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She wanted to die. She needed to go to a hospital. We cant afford it, her husband said – Clarion Ledger

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Julie Whitehead, Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting Published 4:04 a.m. CT Oct Continue reading

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