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2014-05-27 08:27:32

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Biogen Idec Canada announces today that TECFIDERA(TM) (dimethyl fumarate) is now available for reimbursement in Ontario through the Ontario Public Drugs Program's (OPDP) Exceptional Access Program (EAP), as indicated in the upcoming May 29, 2014, Edition No. 42, Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary/Comparative Index. TECFIDERA(TM) is a first-line oral treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). TECFIDERA(TM) is indicated as...

2014-05-19 23:12:15

There is “an increased frequency of latent EBV-infected B cells in MS,” according to a study published in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica on March 31, 2014 (1). polyDNA reviews the study and recommends that patients with MS talk to their doctors about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). One recent study found that “Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have elevated antibodies...

2014-05-16 08:25:39

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. Remarkably, the mice recovered even after their bodies rejected the human stem cells. "When we implanted the...

2014-05-13 12:23:59

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Gas Chromatography Systems Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/gas_chromatography_systems.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Gas Chromatography Systems in US$ Million/Thousand by the following End-Use Segments: Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Clinical, Environmental, Petrochemicals, Food & Beverage, Research, and Others. The...

2014-05-09 00:21:25

DUBAI, UAE, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) have dramatically improved over recent decades due to scientific advancements, yet MS persists as one of the most disabling neurological disorders, having a significant impact on young adults - the age group most affected by the disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140509/685679 ) Continuing medical education provider, EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical...

2014-05-08 12:29:52

SALT LAKE CITY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice severely disabled by a multiple sclerosis (MS) - like condition could walk less than two weeks following treatment with human stem cells. The finding, which uncovers new avenues for treating MS, will be published online on May 15, 2014, in the journal Stem Cell Reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/DC59634LOGO When scientists transplanted human stem cells into MS mice, they predicted the cells would be...

2014-05-07 08:32:12

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Dotmatics at booth #127 to analyse and visualise antibody and drug mass Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, will be exhibiting at booth #127 of the 10th Annual PEGS Boston [http://www.pegsummit.com ] conference at the Seaport World Trade Center from May 5th - 9th. Dotmatics' new...

2014-05-06 23:17:02

How To Reverse MS Now created by Matt Traverso is the latest program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, and tips on how to treat their multiple sclerosis naturally. An overview on the website shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Multiple sclerosis is a nervous system disease which affects the brain and spinal cord. This disease damages the myelin sheath, which surrounds and protects the nerve cells. How To Reverse MS Now is...

2014-05-04 23:01:46

On March 20, Dr. J. Michael Robertson hosted a dental hygiene meeting in Southaven, Mississippi to educate dental professionals on the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), a type of gum surgery Dr. Robertson performs at his Tupelo periodontics practice. LANAP® treats periodontal disease while preserving healthy tissue and reducing healing time, which is why Dr. Robertson often recommends the procedure to patients needing Tupelo gum disease treatment. Tupelo, MS...

2014-05-01 12:32:03

- Consistent effects seen across key MRI measures of disease activity; Effects were sustained beyond two-year pivotal MS studies - - Approximately 80 percent of patients treated with Lemtrada did not receive a third course of treatment in the first year of the extension - CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Genzyme, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data from the Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) clinical development program. In Lemtrada...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.