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Industry News for MS (INforMS)
Monday, May 9, 2016
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC - High Glutamate Levels in Brain Seen to Drive MS Progression »
Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have increased levels of the neurotransmitter glutamate in their brains, lowering th...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Vitamin D Status During Pregnancy and Risk of Multiple Sclerosis in Offspring »
Study Summary Although adequate vitamin D levels have been linked to lower risk for multiple sclerosis (MS) in adul...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Yoga may help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms, says study »
GENEVA: Yoga and aquatic exercise may reduce certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) such as fatigue, depression and p...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC Agenda »
Here’s this year’s latest agenda and schedule for the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers : ht...
Monday, May 2, 2016
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC Goals and Highlights »
According to the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers , this year’s meeting wants to issue mult...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
CMSC INforMS: At-Home ‘Brain Training’ Program for MS Patients to Improve Cognitive Skills by 29% »
Multiple sclerosis patients using a cognitive remediation computer training program, part of a controlled trial by researc...
Monday, April 25, 2016
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC16: MS Experts Agree on Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements »
A  roundtable discussion , provided as a webinar activity organized by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Center...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Multiple sclerosis risk may increase with obesity in children and teens »
Multiple sclerosis (MS) risk may increase with obesity in children and teens. The researchers suspect that the hormone le...
Monday, April 18, 2016
CMSC INforMS: #CMSC16 – Dr. Fred Lublin Opening Lecture on MS Relapses and Impact on Patient Outcome »
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2016 Annual Meeting will open with the John F. Kurtzke Memorial Lectu...
Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMSC INforMS: CMSC 2016 - An Interview with June Halper, the Consortium’s CEO and an MS NP »
When the 2016 annual meeting of the  Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) opens June 1, marking the organ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Urinary Tract Symptoms Affect 70% of MS Patients in Study and Contribute to Disability »
Urinary tract symptoms affect a large proportion of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), yet their extent and type is no...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Study Associates Obesity in Youth, Low Vitamin D Levels with MS Onset and Progression »
A systematic review of existing medical literature on multiple sclerosis (MS) could shed light on MS causes and predictors...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Generic Drug Helps Multiple Sclerosis Damage in Mid-Stage Trial »
A generic drug for allergy symptoms showed signs that it may help patients with multiple sclerosis rebuild their eye nerve...
Monday, April 11, 2016
CMSC INforMS: 5 Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Options »
There are no specific therapies that can effectively cure patients with multiple sclerosis. However, there are a number of...
Friday, April 8, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Smoking Appears Linked to Brain Abnormalities in People with MS-related Disease »
A team of researchers suggested that cigarette smoking is associated with adverse effects to white matter in the brain,...
Friday, April 8, 2016
CMSC INforMS: In multiple sclerosis, brain damage may be repaired by blocking a certain brain enzyme »
In multiple sclerosis (MS) , brain damage may be repaired by blocking a certain brain enzyme. Coming from researchers at...
Friday, April 8, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Taste Sensory Deficit Underestimated in Multiple Sclerosis Patients »
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may exhibit taste sensory deficits more often than previously understood, according to fi...
Thursday, April 7, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Patients Take Part in Survey of Risk/Benefit Considerations in Choosing Treatments »
The  National Multiple Sclerosis Society is funding a new survey to understand how people living with multiple scler...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
CMSC INforMS: 5 Important Tools in Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis »
A thorough physical examination of the patient and knowledge of his or her medical history is a must in an accurate ...
Monday, April 4, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS treatment, faster MRI diagnosis method helps reduce brain inflammation »
New multiple sclerosis treatment has been uncovered, along with faster MRI diagnosis method to help reduce brain inflammat...
Monday, April 4, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Young MS Patients in US More Likely Overweight & Suffer Relapses Than Peers - Study »
Scientists at the Pediatric MS Center at NYU Langone , New York, reported that U.S. adolescents with multiple sclerosis (M...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) Seen to Slow Disease Progression by Targeting Key Brain Systems »
Several clinical trials have shown that alemtuzumab ( Lemtrada ) effectively reduces relapse rates in patients with mul...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Plant peptide could prevent onset of multiple sclerosis »
MedUni Vienna has made a crucial development in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Together with his team and the r...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MRI Could Be Used for Multiple Sclerosis Diagnostics »
Evidence of multiple sclerosis (MS) can be detected using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners in the near future, ac...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Multiple Sclerosis: Comorbidities Common at Diagnosis »
Patients newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) often have other chronic medical conditions, with fibromyalgia, infl...
Sunday, March 20, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Using Adaptive Yoga to Battle Multiple Sclerosis »
Yoga has long been considered an effective form of exercise to help the body and mind. But recently it' also become an imp...
Friday, March 18, 2016
CMSC INforMS: 5 Potential Side Effects of Multiple Sclerosis Meds »
Possible side effects for multiple sclerosis (MS) medications can range from mild to life-threatening.   When...
Thursday, March 17, 2016
CMSC INforMS: New role of environment in multiple sclerosis revealed »
Environmental factors may be playing a much greater role in the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) than previously realized,...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Brain training video games 'can soothe symptoms of multiple sclerosis' »
Brain training games boost connections between neurons which play an important role in the mental decline of MS patients....
Thursday, March 3, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Can drinking lots of coffee lower risk for MS? »
Coffee's possible health perks  keep getting sweeter. In this case, a new study in the Journal of Neurology Neuros...
Monday, February 22, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Ocrelizumab Benefit in Primary Progressive MS Consistent in Subgroups »
NEW ORLEANS — A subgroup analysis of the phase 3 ORATORIO trial in primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) showed th...
Friday, February 19, 2016
CMSC INforMS: Wearable robotic exoskeleton may enable MS patients to walk more efficiently »
Walking with a wearable robotic exoskeleton may enable people with multiple sclerosis to walk more efficiently by reducing...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
CMSC INforMS: FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy for Ocrelizumab for PPMS »
Press Release FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for GENENTECH’s investigational medicine ocrelizumab in pr...
Sunday, February 14, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Patients May Lose Ability to Taste »
Lost taste perception associated with more MS brain lesions. Many patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose the abil...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
CMSC INforMS: MS Study Finds Lipid Antibodies Reflect Changes in Brain Volume and Lesions »
Brigham and Women’s Hospital  researchers reported that antibodies directed at lipids are associated with magnetic re...

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