Posts Tagged ‘relapsing ms’

Plasma Exchange Seen As Effective Treatment For MS Relapses

Plasma Exchange Seen As Effective Treatment For MS Relapses

A new recommendation from the American Academy of Neurology provides a new guideline for using plasma exchange as a means to treat people with severe MS relapses as well as those suffering from certain kinds of nerve disorders called neuropathies. The said guideline is published in the January 18 print issue of Neurology, the medical

New Drug Reduces MS Relapses In Patients

New Drug Reduces MS Relapses In Patients

A new drug undergoing a two year phase III TEMSO trial show very good results in the treatment of relapsing multiple Sclerosis. The said drug, called teriflunomide, has significantly reduced the yearly relapse rate by 31 percent as compared to a placebo. The results of the trial also showed a significant reduction on the risk

Change Of Seasons Affect MS Activity

Change Of Seasons Affect MS Activity

A new study shows that multiple sclerosis activity may also increase during the spring and summer months. Brain lesions in people with MS seem to increase during the months of March to August, with the lesions not attributable to any medication used to treat MS. The said research can be found in the August 13,2010