MS News: April 2015

kinex-clinical-trialsResearch news

  1. Miconazole and clobetasol may be effective as multiple sclerosis therapies
  2. Drug Derived From Sea Anemone Shows Promise Against Psoriasis, MS
  3. Novel Drug From Nature Shows Early Promise
  4. ‘Brainbow’ illuminates cellular connections
  5. MS Association of America releases 2015 multiple sclerosis research update
  6. B Vitamin Promising in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  7. Phenytoin protects against optical damage in multiple sclerosis
  8. Could Eczema Cream Be Used for Treating Multiple Sclerosis?
  9. URMC Start-up Takes Aim at Memory and Cognitive Problems
  10. Controversial stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis
  11. Key Cytokine Discovery May Shape Future MS Treatment
  12. The UpBeat: One of the ‘super heroes’ encouraged by promising MS research
  13. Drugs that activate brain stem cells may reverse multiple sclerosis
  14. Novel Mechanism May Prevent Onset of MS in Immune Cells
  15. French firm announces multiple sclerosis drug breakthrough
  16. A Missing Subset in ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Revealed? Take the Disease Course Survey
  17. Stem Cell Transplant Reduces Multiple Sclerosis Disease Activity
  18. Seizure Medication Reduced Optic Neuritis In Multiple Sclerosis
  19. Tisch MS Research Center Of New York Reports Early Improvement In Stem Cell Trial
  20. Public Release: 22-Apr-2015 Researchers discover new drugs to combat the root cause of multiple …
  21. Progressive MS Pipeline Slowly Filling With New, Experimental Therapies
  22. Important Multiple Sclerosis Research Grants Announced
  23. Promising New Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis Based on Placenta Cells

Clinical trials

  1. GliaCure Initiates Phase 1b Dosing in Alzheimer’s Patients
  2. Opexa Developing Tcelna as a True Personalized MS Therapy For SPMS, RRMS
  3. Clinical trial for guanabenz as treatment for Multiple Sclerosis begins enrollment
  4. Myelin Repair Foundation and NIH begin clinical studies of guanabenz to treat multiple sclerosis
  5. New Tx for Relapsing MS Moves Closer to Approval as FDA Accepts BLA for Review
  6. Baseline Characteristics of 228 Subjects Enrolled in MediciNova’s Phase 2b Trial of M.
  7. Teva and Active Biotech Announce First Patient Enrolled in Phase II Study Evaluating Laquinimod …
  8. New candidate drug ‘dials down’ protein synthesis to treat demyelinating diseases
  9. New Drug Treatment Can Save Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers From Blindness
  10. MedDay’s Phase III trial of multiple sclerosis therapy meets primary endpoint

Medical treatment news

  1. Gamma knife an alternative
  2. Senator Alexander Says FDA And NIH Must Be Ready For Medical Breakthroughs That Are Coming
  3. FDA Accepts Bayer’s BETACONNECT License Application for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
  4. Interferon beta and glatiramer acetate are cost-effective treatments for multiple sclerosis
  5. MRI Data Indicate Slowing of Brain Atrophy with Lemtrada
  6. Increasing Tysabri Dosing Interval May Cut PML Risk
  7. New Multiple Sclerosis Model Visualizes Disease Course
  8. Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Responds to Biotin
  9. Sandoz receives US FDA approval for generic Copaxone to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis

Holistic treatment news

  1. Exercise program shows promising results for multiple sclerosis patients
  2. Hawaii committee passes medical marijuana dispensaries bill
  3. Lopez bill legalizes medical marijuana for children
  4. Massage helps ease the body as well as the mind
  5. New Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research journal to be launched in fall 2015
  6. Extending natalizumab up to 8 weeks shown safe and effective in patients with MS

Business news

  1. Showcase, May 2015
  2. Recent research into the multiple sclerosis drugs market – global size, share, trends analysis and …
  3. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA) Q1 Earnings Rise 11%; Sales Exceed Forecast
  4. Research and Markets: Global Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) Pipeline Report 2015
  5. CorTechs Labs, Novartis partner to advance clinical care, assessment of multiple sclerosis worldwide
  6. International Survey from Biogen Identifies Opportunities for Improving MS Treatment Satisfaction
  7. 3 Biotech Stocks That Could Be Developing Billion Dollar Drugs

General news

  1. Richard Pryor Sculpture To Stand In Hometown Of Peoria, Illinois
  2. Ann Romney, who has multiple sclerosis, launches social media campaign on neurologic illnesses
  3. Montel Williams Talks Teaming Up with Jack Osbourne and Ann Romney to Fight MS
  4. Mobile App Available for Leading Multiple Sclerosis Conference for Healthcare Professionals
  5. App That Spots Depression Ready For Primetime
  6. Aspartame dropped from US Diet Pepsi – why not in Britain too?
  7. My battle with multiple sclerosis by ex-pro golfer who played with Jack Nicklaus & Ian Woosnam
  8. Former Mass. First Lady Ann Romney Launches Social Media Campaign on Neurological Diseases
  9. VIDEO: Why Ann Romney, Jack Osbourne and Montel Williams Are Joining Forces
  10. MS Awareness Week: 7 Things People With Multiple Sclerosis Want You To Know
  11. Tommy Hilfiger has been honored for his work with multiple sclerosis
  12. Tommy Hilfiger Opens Up About His Commitment to Find a Cure for MS

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