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2012-01-30 06:08:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Many of us have heard of or know someone with the dreadful disease known as multiple sclerosis. Affecting approximately 400,000 people in the United States and 2.5 million people worldwide, multiple sclerosis is still incurable and has few effective treatments available. Patients affected by multiple sclerosis are hindered on a daily basis by physical ailments, including fatigue, pain, and difficulty with mobility, as well as problems with social functioning and...

2012-01-26 12:34:08

Muscle endurance tests can detect abnormalities in the early stages of multiple sclerosis, say Tel Aviv University researchers Multiple sclerosis (MS), a neurodegenerative disease, causes periodic attacks of neurologic symptoms such as limb weakness and mobility defects. And while MS patients' walking abilities and muscle strength are examined on a regular basis, doctors have yet to determine when the lower limb muscles begin to deteriorate. That's important because with earlier...

New Drug Shows Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis
2011-11-02 04:45:28

An experimental drug called Ocrelizumab has shown promise in a Phase 2 clinical trial involving 220 people with multiple sclerosis (MS), an often debilitating, chronic autoimmune disease that affects an increasing number of people in North America. It usually strikes young adults and is more common in women than in men. The study, carried out by researchers at UCSF Medical Center, and involving hospitals in the United States, Canada, and Europe, is described this week in the British...

2011-10-05 12:54:24

Taking the new generation anti-inflammatory drug natalizumab for two years lowers the number of remitting multiple sclerosis patients who experience relapses and progression of disability. This is the main finding of a systematic review published in the latest edition of The Cochrane Library. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that damages a person's nervous system. The symptoms vary considerably from person to person, but many have a form of the disease in which they feel healthy for a...

2011-07-20 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning July 29, Mark J. Tullman, MD, board-certified neurologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), will join The MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center to help patients living with the chronic, often disabling affects of MS. The Center at Missouri Baptist is designated as a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Affiliated Center for Comprehensive Care. "I am extremely pleased to...


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