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The world of MS information changes rapidly. Breakthroughs in understanding the mechanisms of MS, its cause, and its treatment come at a rapid pace. And there's so much to know just about managing the disease in your daily life! 

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FDA approves new MS injection treatment

January 11, 2023

In clinical trials, Briumvi was found to significantly lower annualized relapse rates compared to Aubagio (teriflunomide).
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Poor gut health may drive MS — better diet may ease it

January 05, 2023

Study suggests dietary adjustments such as increased fiber may slow MS progression.
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Scientists uncover new genes possibly linked to MS

December 08, 2022

The findings provide promising targets for future therapy research.
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Study shows cancer treatment may offer useful approach to MS

December 07, 2022

The findings extend the powerful tool of immunotherapy to a class of diseases that are often debilitating and difficult to treat.
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Multiple sclerosis therapy improves gut flora

December 02, 2022

Treatment with dimethyl fumarate reduced the proportion of proinflammatory types of bacteria, which have been linked to MS, and supported the growth of “good” bacteria.
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Researchers seek to know why stem cell treatment works

November 14, 2022

These findings have enabled the researchers to understand why stem cell transplants are usually so successful.
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Study finds obesity linked to poorer disability outcomes

November 04, 2022

The findings suggest that dedicated management of obesity should be explored for its potential merit in improving long-term clinical outcomes of patients diagnosed with MS.
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Study: Brain discovery may help boost body’s ability to fight MS

October 19, 2022

The findings may point to a treatment avenue that could alter the behavior of these native brain cells to behave in a more neuroprotective way.
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Researchers seek participants to test drug safety

October 14, 2022

The study drug combines an antibody with a “brain shuttle” module, which delivers it to the brain.
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FDA approves new MS injection treatment

January 11, 2023

In clinical trials, Briumvi was found to significantly lower annualized relapse rates compared to Aubagio (teriflunomide).
Learn more

Poor gut health may drive MS — better diet may ease it

January 05, 2023

Study suggests dietary adjustments such as increased fiber may slow MS progression.
Learn more

Scientists uncover new genes possibly linked to MS

December 08, 2022

The findings provide promising targets for future therapy research.
Learn more

Study shows cancer treatment may offer useful approach to MS

December 07, 2022

The findings extend the powerful tool of immunotherapy to a class of diseases that are often debilitating and difficult to treat.
Learn more

Multiple sclerosis therapy improves gut flora

December 02, 2022

Treatment with dimethyl fumarate reduced the proportion of proinflammatory types of bacteria, which have been linked to MS, and supported the growth of “good” bacteria.
Learn more

Researchers seek to know why stem cell treatment works

November 14, 2022

These findings have enabled the researchers to understand why stem cell transplants are usually so successful.
Learn more

Study finds obesity linked to poorer disability outcomes

November 04, 2022

The findings suggest that dedicated management of obesity should be explored for its potential merit in improving long-term clinical outcomes of patients diagnosed with MS.
Learn more

Study: Brain discovery may help boost body’s ability to fight MS

October 19, 2022

The findings may point to a treatment avenue that could alter the behavior of these native brain cells to behave in a more neuroprotective way.
Learn more

Researchers seek participants to test drug safety

October 14, 2022

The study drug combines an antibody with a “brain shuttle” module, which delivers it to the brain.
Learn more

Researchers seek adolescent participants for ocrelizumad trials

October 13, 2022

This two-year study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamic effects of ocrelizumab in children and adolescents with relapsing-remitting MS.
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Researchers seeking patients with relapsing MS to participate in a clinical trial

October 12, 2022

The FENhance study is assessing how safe and effective the investigational study drug is in treating RMS.
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Researchers seek patients with primary progressive MS for clinical trial

October 10, 2022

The FENtripid Study is assessing how safe and effective the investigational study drug is in treating PPMS.
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Model predicts MS symptom outcomes during stay-at-home periods

October 06, 2022

The work could help inform policymakers tasked with issuing future stay-at-home orders or other similar responses during pandemics or natural disasters.
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Study: Improvements, few side effects with new stem cell treatment 

September 19, 2022

Biomarker analyses showed consistent treatment effects in neuroinflammation and neuroprotection pathways.
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MS Focus Providing Relief for Disaster Survivors

September 19, 2022

MS Focus has announced that the organization’s Cooling Program is being reopened for those in disaster zones.
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Healthcare spending may help explain link between MS and latitude

August 26, 2022

A new analysis shows the amount a country spends on healthcare may help explain the link between MS and latitude.
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Monkeypox vaccine and MS

August 15, 2022

Jynneos, is a nonreplicating live vaccine and is felt to be safe for all, regardless of immune status.
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Processing training has sustained benefits for individuals with MS  

May 25, 2022

Effective ways to improve processing speed in this population have the potential to enhance outcomes.
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