Hydroxychloroquine Delays Disability for Least Treatable Form of Multiple Sclerosis

Hydroxychloroquine shows promise for reducing some of the debilitating systems associated with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, a new study reports. A University of Calgary study…

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Exercise Therapy Has Positive Effect on Multiple Sclerosis-Related Fatigue

Exercise is an effective therapeutic strategy for fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and combined exercise is the most effective modality for physical and…

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Long-Term Satralizumab Safe in Patients with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

The following article is part of conference coverage from the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), held October 25-28 2021, in…

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Ocrelizumab Beneficial for Relapse Risk and Disability in Multiple Sclerosis

Ocrelizumab, a humanized anti-CD20 immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody, may effectively control the risk of relapse and disability worsening in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according…

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SARS-CoV-2 Severity, Outcomes Linked to Age and Multiple Sclerosis Subtype

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and SARS-CoV-2 were at increased risk for severe disease and mortality if they were of advanced age and had progressive…

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The Changing Guidelines on the Role of MRI in Multiple Sclerosis Management

The 2021 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis (MAGNIMS), Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centres (CMSC), North American Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis Cooperative (NAIMS), provided updated…

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Emerging Research Provides Insight in Secondary Progressive MS

To date, there has yet to be established clear clinical, imaging, pathological, or immunological criteria to mark the transition from relapse-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) to…

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early intensive treatment strategy is more effective than escalation treatment in MS patients to controlling disability progression

The early intensive treatment strategy is more effective than escalation treatment in MS patients to controlling disability progression

New results indicate that early intensive treatment (EIT) strategy is more effective than escalation to higher-efficacy disease-modifying therapy (ESC) strategy in controlling disability progression over…

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