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Scientists who conducted a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled,...

Novartis has announced the results of a phase IV multiple sclerosis (MS) clinical outcomes and MRI study in the US. It confirmed the effectiveness of Gilenya (fingolimod) in a real-world setting,...

Scientists who evaluated the effectiveness of alemtumzab (Lemtrada) on active relapse remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients over a six year period, found over half achieved no evidence of...

A new badge specially designed to make travelling easier for people who find it difficult to stand has been officially launched by Transport for London.

The blue ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’...

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can show signs of something being wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health...

Lanarkshire’s only specialist MS nurse, Mhairi Coutts, has handed in her notice after working with a caseload of 1,200 patients, which is much larger than the recommended limit.

Her...

Data analysis of two previous trials has shown that a higher number of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) achieved no evidence of disease activity (NEDA), over a two year...

A case report has revealed that a patient who was treated with alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) contracted food poisoning. 

Although the female patient’s symptoms mimicked those of an infusion...

Less than a year after publishing research identifying a single genetic mutation that caused multiple sclerosis (MS) in two Canadian families, scientists at the University of British Columbia have...

Scientists have made another advance in finding a new potential treatment of MS by discovering a new way to alter the immune system without using chemotherapy.

In a mouse study a group of...

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