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A drug currently being developed for people living with multiple sclerosis has shown promising results to stop the progression of the disease in mice. Known as Laquinimod, it is being tested in phase...
Presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) a Novartis report found that siponimod (BAF312) reduced the risk of disability progression in a Phase...
Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) as a first treatment option for relapsing multiple sclerosis reduced relapse rates and disability progression throughout a study period of six years — although most patients...
A study by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has helped to de-mystify the molecular workings of the multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera®. The drug is the most widely prescribed pill-...
University of Maryland researchers have manipulated lymph nodes to “switch off” autoimmune attacks in diseases like multiple sclerosis while preserving healthy immune function. The treatment, which...
Novartis recently announced positive results from the ACROSS study, which is assessing the clinical effect of Gilenya (fingolimod) in 10-year disability outcomes in people with relapsing-remitting...
A recent phase IV study showed that after one year, the majority of multiple sclerosis patients taking oral Gilenya (fingolimod) therapy stuck with their treatment, while a large proportion of those...
A recent study showed that the clinical benefits offered by Ampyra (fampridine) in improving mobility among multiple sclerosis patients has clinical significance. The results were shown in an oral...
Physiotherapists can meet people with multiple sclerosis at a Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) hosted event to share ideas and discuss collaborating on research into better care. The workshop...
European researchers are putting finishing touches on the first-ever clinical guideline for drug treatment of multiple sclerosis, with a preview presented at ECTRIMS in advance of its final release....

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