News tagged with multiple sclerosis

UK publishes new rules for assisted suicide

(AP) -- Britain's top prosecutor published new guidelines Thursday spelling out what types of assisted suicide cases were more likely to face prosecution, keeping the practice illegal but finding some leeway for suspects ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Health
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Migraine more common in women with MS

Migraine is seen more frequently in women with multiple sclerosis (MS) than those without, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 62nd Annual Meeting in Toronto April ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Promising therapy for relapsing multibple sclerosis

An international team of researchers has found that adding a humanized monoclonal antibody called daclizumab to standard treatment reduces the number of new or enlarged brain lesions in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis. ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Multiple sclerosis risk changes with the season

Previous studies have shown multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are more often born in spring than in any other season, indicating that there is an environmental risk factor for the disease. A paper in the journal Neurology, ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Researchers welcome new multiple sclerosis drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug fampridine-SR for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have been evaluating the effects of the drug ...

dateJan 23, 2010 in Medications
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