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2006-04-05 16:15:00

A high dose of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.'s multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone is more effective at limiting relapses and brain lesions than the standard dose, without more side effects, researchers said on Wednesday.

2005-09-16 09:49:18

By Julie Steenhuysen and Sitaraman Shankar CHICAGO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A drug from Genzyme Corp. and Schering helped reduce the risk of relapses in multiple sclerosis patients, but caused a serious side effect in three cases that led to a death, the companies said on Friday.

2004-11-27 12:00:07

WASHINGTON -- The government approved a drug Tuesday that tries a new method of attacking multiple sclerosis, an incurable disease of the central nervous system that affects 350,000 Americans. The drug -- a monoclonal antibody produced by Cambridge, Mass.- based Biogen Idec Inc.

2004-11-26 18:00:09

FRIDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDayNews) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Tysabri (natalizumab) as a new treatment for multiple sclerosis. The incurable nervous system disease affects about 350,000 Americans.

2004-11-26 06:00:07

WASHINGTON -- The government approved a drug Tuesday that tries a new method of attacking multiple sclerosis, an incurable disease of the central nervous system that affects 350,000 Americans. The drug -- a monoclonal antibody produced by Cambridge, Mass.- based Biogen Idec Inc.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.