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An international team of researchers led by Professor Savvas Savvides, VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, has unravelled a crucial aspect of the molecular basis of autoimmune and...

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a request for healthy individuals to consume vitamin D to reduce the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). 

The FDA reviewed 85...

The European Commission (EC) has granted a licence for the use of ocrelizumab, also known as Ocrevus, in people with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) and relapsing remitting multiple...

Back in July 2017, the Medical and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) highlighted restrictions on the use of daclizumab (Zinbryta) for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS)...

Scientists have conducted a study that looks at how traditional initial disease modifying treatment (DMT) choices, including dimethyl fumarate, fingolimod, or natalizumab compare with rituximab in...

The regeneration of intact myelin sheaths is a necessary prerequisite for patients to recover from multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses. Nevertheless, the body's ability to regenerate myelin decreases...

The McDonald Criteria, used for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), has been revised by a 30-member international panel of MS experts co-chaired by Jeffrey Cohen, MD (Cleveland Clinic) and...

The Department of Health has asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to produce guidance on using beta interferons and glatiramer acetate for the treatment of multiple...

Medday, the makers of Biotin have formally withdrawn their application for EMA (European Medicines Agency) marketing authorisation for progressive MS drug Qizenday.

Qizenday is a capsule...

Novartis today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation for fingolimod for the treatment of children and adolescents 10 years of age or...

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