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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...

2014-05-21 23:04:00

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “EpiCast Report Multiple Sclerosis – Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. Order a purchase copy @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=179179 . Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The number of multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalent cases across the ten major markets (10MM) will increase from 904,908 in 2013 to 940,413 by 2023, at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 0.39%. The company’s latest report ”EpiCast Report Multiple Sclerosis...

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 04:22:33

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today it acquired worldwide rights (excluding China) for early preclinical therapies addressing Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis based on the academic research of Dr. Bin Wang, a professor at Fudan University's Shanghai Medical College. Dr. Wang is a pioneer in the field of DNA therapies, having worked closely with Dr. David Weiner at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wang was 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...

2014-05-06 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...

2014-05-06 23:01:57

Activz Whole-Food Nutrition is dedicated to raising awareness about MS and promoting the 2014 MS Run the US Relay. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The MS Run the US 2014 Relay, which kicked off last month in Los Angeles, CA, announces its 2014 partnership with Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. As part of the partnership, Activz will provide monetary and product support for the MS Run the US Relay athletes as they make the 3000+ mile relay journey across the United States. According...

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...


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