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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment News: Breakthrough in MS treatment

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(SOURCE: MCGILL UNIVERSITY) – Ocrelizumab shown to reduce new attacks/symptom progression in some patients. In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progression in primary progressive MS. Three studies conducted by an international team of researchers, which included […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment News: UTHealth’s Wolinsky is senior author of paper on new therapy for primary progressive MS

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT HOUSTON) – Positive results of an investigational medication study for primary progressive multiple sclerosis were published online in today’s New England Journal of Medicine in a paper led by senior author Jerry Wolinsky, M.D., of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Research News: : Newly discovered signal mechanism causes T cells to turn pathogenic

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(SOURCE: TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH) – T cells are an important part of the immune system. However, they are not only capable of destroying pathogens. They can also become harmful themselves. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have discovered the conditions under […]

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Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Drug Shown to Reverse Some of the Disease Damage

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(Medical News Today) According to a recent article published in Medical News Today, most people with Multiple Sclerosis are initially diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS). In RRMS, there are clear episodes of inflammatory activity (relapses). During a relapse, there are new or worsening symptoms. Relapses are also called attacks, flare-ups, or exacerbations. People with RRMS […]

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Research Suggests a New Path for Multiple Sclerosis Therapies and Diagnostics

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(News-medical.net) According to a recent article published in news-medical.net, a new Tel Aviv University study which was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) located a structural instability in the myelin membranes, the “insulating tape” surrounding neurons. This vulnerability provides the immune system with access to otherwise protected regions.