Tag : Multiple Sclerosis

Neurology

Simple sugar in human breast milk can promote myelin repair in multiple sclerosis patients

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N-acetylglucosamine, a simple sugar found in human breast milk and sold as an over-the-counter dietary supplement in the United States, promotes myelin repair in mouse...
Neurology

Alemtuzumab: Prior Autoimmunity Does Not Predict Adverse Events

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There’s no evidence to support the idea that previous autoimmunity before or after alemtuzumab predicts subsequent rare but serious autoimmune events recently linked to the...
Neurology

Safety Concern With Fingolimod to Ocrelizumab Switch in MS

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A new study has suggested that some patients who make this switch may experience "double immunosuppression" – very low levels of both T and B...
Neurology

Study protocol: improving cognition in people with progressive multiple sclerosis: a multi-arm, randomized, blinded, sham-controlled trial of cognitive rehabilitation and aerobic exercise (COGEx).

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Related Articles Study protocol: improving cognition in people with progressive multiple sclerosis: a multi-arm, randomized, blinded, sham-controlled trial of cognitive rehabilitation and aerobic exercise (COGEx)....
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An evaluation of dimethyl fumarate for the treatment of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.

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Related Articles An evaluation of dimethyl fumarate for the treatment of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2020 Aug;21(12):1399-1405 Authors: Valencia-Sanchez C, Carter JL...
Neurology

Researchers Identify Five Cognitive Phenotypes in MS

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Researchers have identified five cognitive phenotypes among patients with multiple sclerosis, which can help drive tailored rehabilitative strategies, say researchers. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Optimal Dose of Fingolimod for Multiple Sclerosis Confirmed

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The 0.5-mg dose of fingolimod provides a greater reduction in annualized relapse rate vs both the 0.25-mg dose of fingolimod and the 20-mg dose of...
Neurology

B Cell Test Predicts Alemtuzumab Autoimmunity in MS

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Analyzing B cell counts before treatment could help select patients for the drug, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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NIH and FDA examine serious side effect that surfaced in COVID vaccine trial

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The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered...
Neurology

High Plasma GFAP Level Predicts Disability in Progressive MS

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A high level of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) in the blood may predict worsening disability in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), according...
Neurology

Masitinib Impresses in 'Nonactive' Progressive MS

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The drug, with a completely new mechanism of action for multiple sclerosis, slowed disability in nonactive primary and secondary progressive forms of the disease, where...
Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis Prodrome Holds Promise of Earlier Diagnosis

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There is now no doubt that a prodromal phase of MS exists for several years before the first demyelinating event occurs, latest evidence shows. Medscape...
Neurology

NfL Blood Biomarker Captures Suboptimal Treatment Response in MS

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Measuring levels of neurofilament light chain is an effective way of detecting disease activity and the need to optimize treatment in patients with multiple sclerosis,...
Neurology

App for MS Aims to Capture Elusive Signals of Progression

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Investigators in Switzerland are testing an application for smartphones that they hope will elucidate subtle signs of disease progression in multiple sclerosis (MS) — beyond...
Neurology

Lessons for Patients With MS and COVID-19

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Two lessons about managing patients with MS and COVID-19 have emerged: Combined PCR and serology helped avoid disease reactivation in asymptomatic carriers during the pandemic...
Neurology

In MS, Serious AEs More Common in Rituximab vs Ocrelizumab

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