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Recruitment for PPMS Patient Advisory Board

August 14, 2017

A pharmaceutical/biotech company will be hosting a small patient and care-partner Medical Advisory Board meeting on Nov. 8-9 in Los Angeles.
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Researchers closer to understanding MS relapse, flu link

August 11, 2017

A recent study sheds light on what may be happening in the brains of MS patients during upper respiratory infections.
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Human gut microbe may lead to MS treatment

August 09, 2017

A new study suggests a human gut microbe discovered at Mayo Clinic may help treat MS.
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Resistance training may slow MS progression

August 01, 2017

A new study shows resistance training may protect the nervous system, slowng the progression of multiple sclerosis.
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Breastfeeding may reduce MS risk

July 18, 2017

Study: mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop MS.
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FDA approves Dysport for treatment of lower limb spasticity

June 28, 2017

The FDA has expanded the approved use of Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) for treatment of spasticity in adults.
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Researchers seek participants for MS films survey

June 27, 2017

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have developed four short, animated films about multiple sclerosis.
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Shared decision-making is cornerstone of MS treatment

June 26, 2017

A new report claims shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses is central to the treatment of MS.
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Researchers seek participants for MS survey

June 23, 2017

The MS Minority Research Engagement Partnership Network wants to understand how people with MS from different backgrounds and ethnic communities think about medical research.
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Recruitment for PPMS Patient Advisory Board

August 14, 2017

A pharmaceutical/biotech company will be hosting a small patient and care-partner Medical Advisory Board meeting on Nov. 8-9 in Los Angeles.
Learn more

Researchers closer to understanding MS relapse, flu link

August 11, 2017

A recent study sheds light on what may be happening in the brains of MS patients during upper respiratory infections.
Learn more

Human gut microbe may lead to MS treatment

August 09, 2017

A new study suggests a human gut microbe discovered at Mayo Clinic may help treat MS.
Learn more

Resistance training may slow MS progression

August 01, 2017

A new study shows resistance training may protect the nervous system, slowng the progression of multiple sclerosis.
Learn more

Breastfeeding may reduce MS risk

July 18, 2017

Study: mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop MS.
Learn more

FDA approves Dysport for treatment of lower limb spasticity

June 28, 2017

The FDA has expanded the approved use of Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) for treatment of spasticity in adults.
Learn more

Researchers seek participants for MS films survey

June 27, 2017

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have developed four short, animated films about multiple sclerosis.
Learn more

Shared decision-making is cornerstone of MS treatment

June 26, 2017

A new report claims shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses is central to the treatment of MS.
Learn more

Researchers seek participants for MS survey

June 23, 2017

The MS Minority Research Engagement Partnership Network wants to understand how people with MS from different backgrounds and ethnic communities think about medical research.
Learn more

Data review offers new insights into Alemtuzumab

June 15, 2017

Researchers say this new information will help contribute to the effective management of people with MS.
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Study probes MS patients’ treatment beliefs, priorities

June 14, 2017

Researchers seek participants for a survey to explore peoples’ experience with medicine for MS, and the attitudes of prescribing clinicians.
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Multiple Sclerosis Coalition seeks participants for mental health care survey

June 08, 2017

The Multiple Sclerosis Coalition is seeking participants to take a brief, anonymous survey about access to mental health care.
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Acne medication possible new MS treatment

June 07, 2017

A Canadian clinical trial shows that a common acne medication can slow the progress of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
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In MS, problems reading social cues may be tied to brain changes

June 06, 2017

A new study suggests that for people with multiple sclerosis, an impaired ability to understand how others feel and think may be linked to subtle brain changes.
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FDA approves myBETAapp and Betaconnect Navigator

June 02, 2017

The FDA approved a supplemental Biologics License Application for Bayer’s myBETAapp and the Betaconnect Navigator.
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Brain neuron density may be better disease progression indicator

May 12, 2017

A new study suggests demyelination may not be as good an indicator of disease progression in multiple sclerosis as previously thought.
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Augusta University seeks participants in MS survey

May 11, 2017

Augusta University researchers seek to learn more about how patient health has been affected by multiple sclerosis, and what information people living with MS may be lacking.
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Firm seeks participants for living with MS research study

May 04, 2017

Schlesinger Associates is seeking participants for a research study. The researchers are seeking thoughts and opinions from those living with MS about their experience with treatments and what kinds of unmet needs that they may have.
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