New Findings to be Presented on Recently Approved Neuromyelitis Optica Drug
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New Findings to be Presented on Recently Approved Neuromyelitis Optica Drug

According to a story from BioSpace, Genentech (of the Roche Group) has announced its plans to present new data related to its drug satralizumab-mwge (marketed as Enspryng™) at the upcoming…

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ENSPRYNG Now Available to Canadians with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
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ENSPRYNG Now Available to Canadians with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

Health Canada has recently granted market authorization to Hoffman La-Roche Limited for their neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder treatment, ENSPRYNG. Canada is the first country to offer this medication, and hopefully…

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Study Finds That Neuromyelitis Optica Patients Could Face Weakened Bones and Fractures
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Study Finds That Neuromyelitis Optica Patients Could Face Weakened Bones and Fractures

According to a story from Neurology Advisor, a recent study has found that patients living with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) are at an increased risk of experiencing bone loss,…

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TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders
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TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders

According to MedScape, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors present severe issues for patients with autoimmune disorders. In particular, patients exposed to TNF inhibitors may experience inflammation throughout their central nervous…

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Satralizumab May Lower Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Relapse in Patients
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Satralizumab May Lower Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Relapse in Patients

By Danielle Bradshaw from In The Cloud Copy It has been shown in a recently published trial that satralizumab could potentially reduce the risk of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD)…

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New Method Easily Distinguishes Between Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica
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New Method Easily Distinguishes Between Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica

  Technological advancement throughout the world will ultimately lead to new ideas and strategies within the medical realm. As reported by Azo Sensors, a team of Brazilian researchers is already…

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Future is Uncertain for Australian Boy with a Neuromyelitis Optica
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Future is Uncertain for Australian Boy with a Neuromyelitis Optica

By Natalie Homan from In The Cloud Copy Theo Thomas of Secret Harbour, Australia, may be a shy, soft-spoken 8-year-old, but he loves racing his motorcycle in his town’s Lightweight…

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The FDA is Developing, Approving, and Expediting Exciting New Therapies
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The FDA is Developing, Approving, and Expediting Exciting New Therapies

  Janet Woodcock, Director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) recently gave an interview to the publication FDA Voices about the agency’s approval in 2019 of a…

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Research Team Offers Recommendations to Improve Personalized Care for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
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Research Team Offers Recommendations to Improve Personalized Care for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

A New Working Group A team of healthcare professionals from the Institute for Quality and Efficacy in Health Care, the Drug Commission of the German Medical Association, and the Charité…

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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Patients in Japan Now Have a New Treatment Option

Phase 3 Trial Results from the Phase 3 PREVENT study for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) were extremely positive. 98% of patients in the treatment group did not experience a…

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Marketing Applications for a Possible Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Drug Have Been Accepted in the US and EU
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Marketing Applications for a Possible Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Drug Have Been Accepted in the US and EU

According to a story from BioSpace, Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has recently announced that the Marketing Authorisation Application for the its drug satralizumab has been accepted by the European Medicines…

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An Experimental Drug Could be Effective for Neuromyelitis Optica, Study Results Show

According to a story from Biotech 365, the biotechnology company Viela Bio announced the publication of critical results from a recent study that tested the company's investigational drug inebilizumab as…

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FDA Begins Review of Biologics License Application for Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Drug
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FDA Begins Review of Biologics License Application for Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Drug

According to a press release from Maryland-based Viela Bio, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently agreed to review the Company's Biologics License Application for its neuromyelitis optica spectrum…

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Shocking News: Listening to the Rare Disease Patient Can Improve Outcomes

Sumaira Foundation Sumaira Ahmed established the Sumaira Foundation so that fewer rare disease patients would have to face the experience by themselves. Sumaira Ahmed is diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder…

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FDA Approves Soliris for Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

According to a publication at Markets Insider, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Soliris (eculizumab) as a treatment for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. The approval marks the first…

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Experimental Treatment for Neuromyelitis Optica Earns Breakthrough Therapy Designation

According to a story from BioSpace, the biotechnology company Viela Bio recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded an experimental therapy in development by the…

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