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Industry News for MS (INforMS)
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Rituxan-treated MS Patients 3x More Likely to Have Improved Brain Scans »
Multiple sclerosis patients who start Rituxan ( rituximab ) treatment are three times more likely to have unchanged or imp...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Cladribine Reduced Annual MS Relapse Rate by 55% to 57%, Trials Show »
Cladribine tablets reduced relapsing multiple sclerosis patients’ annual relapse rate by 55 to 57 percent, depending on t...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Review Suggests Certain MS Patient Groups May Discontinue DMTs »
Older patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis ( SPMS ) as well as older relapsing patients whose MS has bee...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Tysabri Improves Mental Outlook for Patients with Secondary Progressive MS »
Long-term therapy with Tysabri ( natalizumab ) significantly improved the mental state of people with secondary progress...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Feeling of Social Stigma Makes Depression in MS More Likely, Study Reports »
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who feel stigmatized because of their condition are more likely to have depression ,...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – MS Patients Should Contribute to Outcome Measure Development, Study Argues »
Patients must help develop new outcome measures of multiple sclerosis (MS), since they and healthcare providers may have d...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – MS Mobile Apps Link Clinicians and Patients, Improving Disease Management »
The use of multiple sclerosis (MS) mobile apps by patients and their clinicians encourages shared decision-making and help...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Relapse After First Lemtrada Course No Indication of Poor Long-Term Outcome »
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who experienced a relapse between their first and second rounds of Lemtrada ( alemtuzum...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Single Session of Ball-throwing Exercise Improves Balance Control in MS »
Patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis ( RRMS ) regain part of their balance control after a single training...
Friday, May 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC17 – Genentech Starts Site to Connect MS Patients and Caregivers with Resources »
Genentech has rolled out a website to connect multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and caregivers with resources that can...
Saturday, May 20, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Multiple sclerosis study in cancer breakthrough »
A DRUG that helps the immune system destroy cancer has been developed by US scientists. It dramatically shrank deadly s...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
CMSC INforMS: CMSC 2017 - All About Teamwork in MS »
NEW ORLEANS — The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) annual meetings always aim to offer a multidisciplinary...
Friday, May 12, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Multiple sclerosis is more complex than once thought: Study »
Having a disabling disease can making living very difficult, especially when the source of the disability is not well unde...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Multiple Sclerosis Starts Five Years Before Onset of Disease, Study Suggests »
Symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) can appear 5 years before onset of the disease, according to a new study published in...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
CMSC INforMS: The Hidden Costs of Multiple Sclerosis »
MS is sneaky. It is expert at evading detection and diagnosis, and often brings a host of invisible symptoms that may come...
Monday, May 8, 2017
CMSC INforMS: What Triggers Multiple Sclerosis? Scientists May Have Identified the Culprit »
Scientists have identified a cellular mechanism that may be responsible for the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), an...
Friday, May 5, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis »
Results of a study published in a recent issue of Scientific Reports 1 showed significant improvements in cognitive perfo...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Nose2Brain – project to improve Multiple Sclerosis therapy »
Medically active substances are usually distributed via the blood – either directly or indirectly. In many diseases, howev...
Monday, May 1, 2017
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC2017 – Experts to Focus on MS Patient Care at CMSC Annual Meeting in New Orleans »
The 31st Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) will take place May 24-27 at the Ernest N...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
CMSC INforMS: New Survey Finds MS Patients Struggle with Misdiagnosis and Invisible Symptoms »
PHILADELPHIA, PA --(Marketwired - April 27, 2017) - MS in America 2017 , a national survey of more than 5,300 individuals...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Why the Future of Science Is Crucial to the MS Community »
Everything around us, and within us, begins with science. Science is important to the future of humanity’s well-being....
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Health Reform: How is Pharma Affected? »
Reforming the health care industry is an increasingly complex challenge due to multiple layers of legislation already in p...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Is 'No Evidence of Disease Activity' a Misnomer in MS? »
BOSTON -- Multiple sclerosis patients who are not having relapses, not becoming more disabled according to a standard meas...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
CMSC INforMS: How Biotech is Mastering Multiple Sclerosis: A Review »
With last month’s FDA approval, Ocrevus (ocrelizumab), became the first drug for primary-progressive multiple sclerosis. R...
Monday, April 24, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Brain protein may unlock key to multiple sclerosis treatment - study »
Scientists have made significant progress in finding the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), discovering the presence of a p...
Monday, April 24, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Research moves closer to unraveling mystery cause of multiple sclerosis »
A new study has made a major new discovery towards finding the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), potentially paving the wa...
Monday, April 24, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Glove with Sensors Measures Spasticity More Accurately than Physicians »
A  multidisciplinary team at the University of California at San Diego has come up with a computerized glove used a...
Saturday, April 22, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Symptoms of multiple sclerosis start to show five years before its onset »
People with multiple sclerosis start showing its symptoms five years before the onset of the disease, claim Canadian resea...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Researchers Analyze MS Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality in 60-year Study »
A 60-year longitudinal multiple sclerosis (MS) study in a Norwegian cohort analyzing life expectancy, survival and mortali...
Friday, March 17, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Alexa, Tell Me About MS »
Alexa, Amazon’s little voice-activated information box , has just received a multiple sclerosis infusion. As part of...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Pilot Study May Lead to Telemedicine Benefiting People with Multiple Sclerosis »
Telemedicine, which allows healthcare professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients at a distance with telecommun...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Researchers make major brain repair discovery in fight against Multiple Sclerosis »
Queen's University Belfast scientists have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
CMSC INforMS: 5 Benefits of Having a Pet When You Have Multiple Sclerosis »
As part of MS Awareness Month , we’re looking at different aspects of living with multiple sclerosis and some of the th...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
CMSC INforMS: Here’s how you can prevent, manage multiple sclerosis »
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects around 2.3 million people worldwide and can cause blurred vision...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
CMSC INforMS: How Stress Affects Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms »
As part of MS Awareness Month , we want to talk about the role stress plays in multiple sclerosis. Having any chronic ill...

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