Tag : multiple sclerosis (ms)

Neurology

'Intriguing Changes' in Gut Bacteria After MS Treatment

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Significant changes in gut bacteria were observed in patients with multiple sclerosis within a month of treatment with ocrelizumab, a small, ongoing study reports. Medscape...
Pediatrics

Scientists Find Molecular Key to Body Making Healthy T Cells

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In a finding that could help lead to new therapies for immune diseases like multiple sclerosis and IBD, scientists report in the Journal of Experimental...
Neurology

Late 30s Could Be 'Critical Time' for Starting MS Therapy

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A large study of patients with multiple sclerosis evaluated the interplay of age at disease onset and the timing of immunomodulatory therapy. Medscape Medical News...
Neurology

Unlocking the Mystery of Prodromal MS With a Key Biomarker

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The promise of serum neurofilament light chain to diagnose multiple sclerosis continues to evolve, with new evidence supporting a role in identifying presymptomatic disease. Medscape...
Neurology

MESEMS: No Reduction in MS Lesions With Stem Cell Therapy

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Although the primary outcome of a multinational phase 2 study was negative, researchers said promising secondary findings support the use of mesenchymal stem cells in...
Neurology

More Evidence for Neurofilament Light Chain as MS Biomarker

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Tracking sNfL levels over time corresponds to multiple sclerosis disease course in a longitudinal study, but use of the blood biomarker for individual prognosis remains...
Neurology

FDA OKs Botox for Upper Limb Spasticity in Children

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Botox is the first neurotoxin to be approved in the US to treat upper limb spasticity for pediatric patients aged 2 years and older. FDA...
Neurology

ORACLE-MS: Cladribine Effective in MS Subgroups

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The recently approved disease-modifying therapy is expected to find a niche for patients with multiple sclerosis who fail other agents. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

FDA Clears First Soft Robotic Exo-Suit for Stroke Rehab

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The ReStore system is designed like a garment that connects to waist pack and cables that help lift the patient’s affected leg in synchronized timing...
Neurology

PREVENT: Eculizumab May Lower Relapse Risk in NMOSD

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Use of eculizumab resulted in significantly greater relapse reduction over placebo in patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMSOD), new findings from the phase 3...
Neurology

Let's Hit the Brakes on Escalation-vs-Induction Debate in MS

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Dr Stephen Krieger on the flaws inherent in applying a one-size-fits-all approach to a disease as heterogeneous as MS. Medscape Neurology Source link...
Neurology

PRAC Restricts Use of Alemtuzumab for MS Pending Ongoing Review

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The EMA committee recommends updating the product information to note the potential for acute immune-mediated conditions, stroke, cervicocephalic arterial dissection, and severe neutropenia. News Alerts...
Neurology

Obesity a Key Driver of Multiple Sclerosis Risk

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Ties between early puberty and an increased risk for multiple sclerosis appear to be largely driven by increased body weight, supporting the need for obesity...
Neurology

Pace of Multiple Sclerosis Progression May Be Slowing

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The risk for reaching specific disability milestones in patients with multiple sclerosis has decreased over the past decade, a large cohort study from Sweden suggests....

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