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A commonly-prescribed multiple sclerosis (MS) infusion medication linked to a rare but serious side effect is safer to use when dosing intervals are extended, according to a new study led by MS...

Of 1,000 women diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in the last five years, 88% were concerned they would not be able to have children, despite studies that show otherwise...

Biopharmaceutical Company MediciNova has announced additional positive clinical data from its SPRINT-MS phase IIB trial of MN-166 (ibudilast) in progressive multiple sclerosis (PMS).

MN-166...

According to a study, published in the 31 January 2018 online edition of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, a special programme of balance and eye movement...

The Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board has signed off AXIM Biotechnologies’ MedChew Rx clinical development programme, which will see them develop and trial a cannabis based chewing gum.

The...

It is difficult to identify patients at risk of disease reactivation. So in a recent study scientists at Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University in Turkey compared the demographic and...

Researchers from Monash University in Australia are set to conduct a large study into a drug that may one day help halt the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS).

The preclinical study,...

A study, published at ECTRIMS 2017, has revealed that serum vitamin D levels could be involved in the regulation of the replication/reactivation of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in multiple sclerosis (...

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...

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