New Multiple Sclerosis Drug Rejected by NICE
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New Multiple Sclerosis Drug Rejected by NICE

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), an agency under the UK's National Health Service (NHS), has recently rejected Zeposia. Zeposia is an oral, multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment…

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Experimental Treatment Reduces Retinal Thinning in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
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Experimental Treatment Reduces Retinal Thinning in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

According to a story from GlobeNewswire, the biopharmaceutical company MediciNova, Inc. has announced encouraging results related in Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in a phase 2b clinical trial. This clinical trial…

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Why The FDA Cautions Rare Neurological Disease Patients About Dental Amalgams

In a press release from the FDA; the FDA has new recommendations for a common mercury-based filling, dental amalgams. While the mercury in the tooth treatment isn't significant enough to…

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Study Examines Telehealth Visits for Patients with Autoimmune Conditions During COVID-19

Michael George and his team from the University of Pennsylvania have recently uncovered new insights regarding autoimmune patient’s comfortability with care during COVID-19. They've been working since the pandemic began…

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Early Ocrelizumab Treatment Benefits Patients with Primary Progressive MS, Extension Study Shares

Did you know that there are multiple forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)? The most common form of MS is relapsing-remitting, meaning patients go through symptomatic periods and periods of remission.…

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Scientists Have Discovered An Immune Cell That May Partially Reverse Damage Caused by ALS and MS

A series of articles recently published in FierceBiotech describe a discovery by Ohio State and Michigan University scientists. The teams have discovered an immune cell that could be tapped to…

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New Test Developed to Better Assess the Efficacy of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 3 Therapies

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have collaborated with the international community to develop a potential way to test for spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3), also called Machado-Joseph Disease. Additionally, they…

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Enrollment for Phase 2 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Trial is Complete
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Enrollment for Phase 2 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Trial is Complete

According to a story from BioSpace, the biopharmaceutical company Clene Nanomedicine, Inc., has recently announced that it has completed the process of enrollment patient participants in its upcoming phase 2…

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Preclinical Data Supports NurOwn for ALS, MS, and Alzheimer’s Disease
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Preclinical Data Supports NurOwn for ALS, MS, and Alzheimer’s Disease

  Within the last month, BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. announced the publication of pre-clinical data on the NurOwn system. NurOwn technology produces autologous, bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for…

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IVX Health Opens 3 Tampa-Based Infusion Centers to Treat MS and Other Chronic Conditions

Recently, IVX Health announced the opening of three new Tampa-based infusion centers to treat patients with chronic conditions. Currently, IVX Health, who describes themselves as "[providing] biologic injections and infusions…

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are Researching Methods to Reverse Autoimmune Diseases
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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are Researching Methods to Reverse Autoimmune Diseases

  According to an article in Science Alert first published in the journal The Conversation, researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that it is possible to prevent the…

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