AUBAGIO (Teriflunomide) effect on immune response to influenza vaccine in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Teriflunomide-treated patients generally mounted effective immune responses to seasonal influenza vaccination, consistent with preservation of protective immune responses. This study provides Class II evidence that teriflunomide generally does not adversely impact the ability of patients with RMS to mount immune responses to influenza vaccination
Will MRI Be a Primary Endpoint for Regulatory Approval of Future MS Therapeutics?
Magnetic resonance imaging may allow for practical investigation of biosimilar and generic medications in relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Robert T. Naismith, MD reviewing Sormani MP and Bruzzi P. Lancet Neurol
“Black Holes” and Long-Term Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
The number of T1 hypointensities at baseline and increases in black-hole volumes on magnetic resonance imaging predict worsening on the Expanded Disability Status Scale.
Dronabinol Ineffective to Reduce Disability in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Robert T. Naismith, MD reviewing Zajicek J et al. Lancet Neurol 2013
Marijuana extract does not have beneficial effect as a disease modifier in progressive MS.
Cannabidiol provides long-lasting protection against the deleterious effects of inflammation in a viral model of multiple sclerosis: A role for A2A receptors.
Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic cannabinoid constituent of Cannabis sativa, has potent anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive propertiesTogether, our findings highlight the anti-inflammatory effects of CBD in this viral model of MS, and demonstrate the significant therapeutic potential of this compound for the treatment of pathologies with an inflammatory component.
Former Pro Golfer from Wilton & Ridgefield Golf Club Fights Back ...
Former professional golfer Greg "Jake" Jacobson is teaming up with the Ridgefield Golf Club to host, The Jake, their first-ever golf tournament to benefit the fight ...
5 Companies Leading the Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis
It's a disease that doesn't often find itself in the spotlight, but multiple sclerosis is quickly becoming an ailment that drugmakers are focusing their efforts on to ...
Groundbreaking multiple sclerosis stem cell trial approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new clinical trial of a groundbreaking strategy using stem cells for the treatment of MS (multiple ...
Local Musician is Busking for Mobility
Four years ago, Mark Brown started strumming, singing, and humming to raise money for MS research and treatment. Or as he calls it, "Busking for Mobility."
St. Cloud Dedicates Pineview Park To The Post Family [VIDEO]
During her annual fundraising effort for Multiple Sclerosis, St. Cloud mayor Dave Kleis made a special announcement for the Post Family, dedicating Pineview ...
Stem cell spine injections for MS - trial approved
The main objective of the clinical trial, the researchers say, is to determine the safety of the treatment, while the secondary objective is to measure the effectiveness.
MS Regatta: Fun for a worthy cause
The money raised benefits the National Multiple SclerosisSociety. About 60 boats of varying length compete in the race, which starts near Fort Gorges, ..
Medical marijuana passes drugs testIf we treat recreational drugs in ...
The drug will be available for therapeutic purposes only, initially for treatment of spacisity in Multiple Sclerosis. However, it has clinical applications for an array ...
Yoga Enhances Sleep Quality
"Three-fourths of clinicians taking part in a New England Journal of Medicine poll said they would prescribe marijuana to ease pain...."
Video Visits With Patients Can Boost Your Bottom Line
Newly Recognized JC Virus Syndrome with Pure Cerebellar Degeneration
A case of cerebellar granule cell neuronopathy with progressive ataxia and cerebellar atrophy in the setting of TYSABRI (natalizumab) treatment for multiple sclerosis
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