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Industry News for MS (INforMS)
Thursday, October 6, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Tysabri May Be More Effective Than Gilenya at Reducing Disease Activity in MS Patients »
An indirect comparison of results from randomized clinical trials in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis ( RRMS ) pat...
Monday, October 3, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Lifelong Exercise Doesn’t Lower the Risk of MS, Large Study in Women Reports »
In a large prospective study with validated measures of physical activity, researchers found no evidence that exercise red...
Friday, September 30, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Satisfaction with MS Therapy Influenced by Doctor-Patient Communication, Study Finds »
A study published in the BMC Neurology journal emphasized that clear and regular communication between physicians and...
Thursday, September 29, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS More Frequent Among Females Exposed to High Levels of Copper, Study Shows »
Exposure to heavy metals and being female are associated with a higher incidence of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
CMSC INforMS: How Tecfidera Works to Reduce MS Relapses Discovered, May Lead to Better Treatments »
How the multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) works on a molecular level has finally been uncove...
Friday, September 23, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Protein Biomarker Identified for MS May Predict Disease Severity, Treatment Response »
A newly discovered potential biomarker of multiple sclerosis (MS) may help to distinguish between people who will go on to...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Experimental drug may prevent development of multiple sclerosis in mice »
The experimental drug laquinimod may prevent the development or reduce the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice,...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
CMSC INforMS: 8 Less Common Symptoms of MS »
Multiple sclerosis (MS) results when the body’s immune system starts to attack and destroy myelin, the protecting coating...
Monday, September 12, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Can MS Be Detected by Biomarkers in the Blood? Yes, Study Says »
MicroRNAs present in the blood show promise as potential biomarkers of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study suggests....
Saturday, September 10, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Diagnosis And Treatment: Scientist Challenge Study Linking Gene To The Condition »
Last June, a study came out in Neuron that a gene is responsible for multiple sclerosis . That gene has been identified a...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Treatments May Lower Levels of Immune White Blood Cells »
Multiple sclerosis patients are at risk of developing lymphopenia, or abnormally low levels of immune defense white blood...
Friday, August 19, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Blood Test Seen to Distinguish MS from Other Neurological Conditions »
Researchers at  Michigan State University suggest that a blood test can distinguish patients with multiple sclerosis...
Thursday, August 18, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Specific Definition of Fatigue in MS Proposed as Way to Advance Research into Symptom »
Researchers from  Colorado State University propose a new model of fatigue in multiple sclerosis (MS), designed to o...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Researchers develop technology for treating multiple sclerosis with gaming cameras »
Using a gaming camera that detects movement and computer algorithms that quantify people’s walking patterns can help clini...
Sunday, August 14, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Early treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms extends diagnosis time »
Beginning multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment at the early stage of symptoms may delay the time period in which the disease...
Friday, August 12, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Multiple sclerosis: Identifying and treating early symptoms can prevent MS diagnosis »
Some patients who took drug interferon beta-1b before being diagnosed did not develop the disease. Early treatment of...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
CMSC INforMS: 5 Things a Neurologist Wants You to Know About Multiple Sclerosis »
Scientists' understanding of MS is beginning to change as research on MS progression intensifies. Whether you’re newly...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Early Disease Activity in MS Seen to Have Little Long-Term, Prognostic Value »
A large study of multiple sclerosis patients (MS) came to the conclusion that clinical and brain imaging assessments drawn...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Treating Multiple Sclerosis Early Can Bring Benefits, Delay Relapses »
Getting an early head start on treating multiple sclerosis (MS) may bring dividends years down the road, find a new study...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) »
Primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) is an uncommon form of MS that affects approximately 10-15% of MS patients....
Monday, August 8, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MRI Not a Predictor of Long-Term MS Outcomes »
For patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and clinical assessments do not appear to offe...
Thursday, August 4, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Antioxidant Therapies Seen as Promising Approach in Treating MS and Like Diseases »
A review article published in the  British Journal of Pharmacology assesses antioxidant approaches for treating...
Friday, July 22, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Disease Modifying Drugs Help Protect MS Patients with Benign Status from Disability »
Women with multiple sclerosis (MS) and people diagnosed with the disease at a younger age are more likely to have a benign...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Finally, Attention Switches To Progressive Multiple Sclerosis »
A surge of new MS treatments have been for the relapsing-remitting form of the disease. A new drug that targets CD20-posit...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Rehabilitation Specialist, Susan Bennett, Receives CMSC Lifetime Achievement Award »
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers ( CMSC ) has awarded Susan E. Bennett one of its highest honors, the Life...
Friday, July 15, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Alleviating Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Possible with Yoga and Aquatic Exercises »
Multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms such as fatigue, depression, and paresthesia can be alleviated using yoga and aquatic exe...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Multiple sclerosis risk higher in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Study »
Multiple sclerosis (MS) risk is higher in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes , according to research. Susa...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Scientists believe to discover ‘breakthrough’ cure for MS/Type 1 diabetes »
Scientists have claimed that they believe they have discovered a way to stop autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis o...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
CMSC INforMS: High Depression Rates in MS Patients Tied to Brain Inflammation in Recent Study »
Inflammation in a brain region called the hippocampus might explain why patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) suffer from...
Sunday, July 10, 2016
CMSC INforMS: 9 Approved MS Therapies You Should Know About »
1. Tysabri (Natalizumab) Natalizumab (manufactured by Biogen Idec as Tysabri ; previously named Antegren) is a huma...
Friday, July 8, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Patients’ Personal Circumstances Largely Shape Their Views on Therapy Preferences »
Opinions voiced by multiple sclerosis (MS) patients as to what they most want from, and like in, an MS treatment differ wi...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Clean Scans Sustained With Siponimod in MS »
2-year data positive in extension study, but no control group An extension of the phase II BOLD study found sustained...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
CMSC INforMS: ICER Draft Report Evaluating Therapies for RRMS Now Open for Public Comment »
The  Institute of Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released the early draft of a paper intended to inform a futur...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Microbiome study reveals inflammatory pathways linked to multiple sclerosis »
The collective microenvironment of gut bacteria, called the  gut microbiome , has come to receive attention in many r...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
CMSC INforMS: High Blood Pressure in MS Seen to Increase Risk of Disability Progression »
High blood pressure may be linked to greater overall disability in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), although the rate...

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