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2014-05-28 16:27:07

HAYWARD, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it has been honored with a "Recognition of Appreciation" Award from MS Views & News, Inc., a leading multiple sclerosis (MS) education, information and advocacy organization. "We are very proud to recognize Questcor for its exemplary support in helping to provide services to the multiple sclerosis community," said Stuart Schlossman, President and founder of MS Views...

2014-04-11 16:21:36

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btp9ds/global_multiple) has announced the addition of the "Global Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapeutics Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btp9ds/global_multiple ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapeutics market to grow at...

2014-01-27 08:27:45

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DioGenix, Inc. announced today new data supporting the clinical validation of MSPrecise®, its proprietary next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay for the identification of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) at first clinical presentation. The prospective study met its primary endpoint by demonstrating the ability of MSPrecise to diagnose patients with MS. The test performed consistently with previous clinical studies, having a...

2013-12-18 13:24:08

Measuring changes in certain proteins -- called biomarkers -- in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may better predict the progression of the disease, according to scientists at Penn State College of Medicine. ALS is often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurological disease in which the brain loses its ability to control movement as motor neurons degenerate. The course of the disease varies, with survival ranging from months to decades. "The cause of most cases of ALS...

2013-09-24 13:28:35

Real-time Imaging Technique Provides Essential Molecular Picture of Protective Nerve Sheath Researchers have made an exciting breakthrough – developing a first-of-its-kind imaging tool to examine myelin damage in multiple sclerosis (MS). An extremely difficult disease to diagnose, the tool will help physicians diagnose patients earlier, monitor the disease’s progression, and evaluate therapy efficacy. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine scientists have developed a...

New Imaging Technique Could Help Speed Up Research For MS
2013-06-13 11:46:17

University of British Columbia Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that detects the telltale signs of multiple sclerosis in finer detail than ever before — providing a more powerful tool for evaluating new treatments. The technique analyzes the frequency of electro-magnetic waves collected by an MRI scanner, instead of the size of those waves. Although analyzing the number of waves per second had long...


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