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Reducing Relapse with New MS Medication
In most patients, multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks in spurts. That is, periods of debilitating symptoms are followed by periods with few or no symptoms. Researchers are currently testing a new medication to reduce these attacks.
FDA Approves new Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration today approved Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) capsules to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Off to the Hospital for MS Patients
Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more prone to infection than people without the disease. This increased infection risk may translate to more hospitalizations among MS patients.
No Added Benefit From MS Medications
While there is no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), there are medications to manage the disease. Two of these medications work fairly well to control flare-ups. Could they work even better when combined?
Dance Out Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
Past studies have shown the popular video game, Dance Dance Revolution (DDR), can help patients improve balance and mobility. Could this be a good treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Extra Struggles For Kids With MS
Childhood is an important time for developing skills and learning. Spotting and treating any developmental problems early is of special importance for those managing conditions like multiple sclerosis (MS).
MS Risk in the Young and Obese
Children who are obese are at risk of developing a number of diseases. Could multiple sclerosis (MS) be one of those diseases?
In the Face of Multiple Sclerosis
There may be some truth to looking in the eye of the beholder, at least for patients with multiple sclerosis.
Multiple Sclerosis Rx Approved by FDA
EMD Serono , Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA , Darmstadt , Germany, and Pfizer Inc. announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Rebif ® Rebidose ® (interferon beta-1a ), a single-use auto-injector for the self-administration of Rebif , a disease-modifying drug used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Eyes on Multiple Sclerosis
Vision problems are common in those living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and are often an early symptom of relapse. A simple and specific eye exam may be a good way to track the disease.