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McDonald Criteria Update: Further Distinction Between Relapsing-Remitting, Primary-Progressive MS

McDonald Criteria Update: Further Distinction Between Relapsing-Remitting, Primary-Progressive MS

The 2017 revision takes aim at better differentiating relapsing-remitting and primary-progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.

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Prenatal Exposure to Natalizumab in MS Linked to Miscarriage Risk

Prenatal Exposure to Natalizumab in MS Linked to Miscarriage Risk

Natalizumab exposure is associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion for pregnant women with multiple sclerosis.

Improved Balance in MS With Vestibular-Focused Rehab

Improved Balance in MS With Vestibular-Focused Rehab

A vestibular-related rehabilitation program is associated with imrpoved outcomes for patients with multiple sclerosis.

Case Study: Improving Medication Adherence in MS Patients With Cognitive Deficits

Case Study: Improving Medication Adherence in MS Patients With Cognitive Deficits

Poor medication timing, incorrect doses, medication disorganization, and under- or over-medication are some of the medication adherence issues that can occur in patients with MS and cognitive symptoms.

Multiple Sclerosis Disability, Fatigue Reduced With Caffeine Intake

Multiple Sclerosis Disability, Fatigue Reduced With Caffeine Intake

The association suggests that caffeine consumption may play a protective role against multiple sclerosis-related disability.

Examining the Relationship Between Vitamin D and Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Examining the Relationship Between Vitamin D and Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Vitamin D deficiency is a risk factor for multiple sclerosis.

Quality of Life in Relapsing vs Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Quality of Life in Relapsing vs Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Data obtained from the iConquerMS network highlight areas of quality of life that affect people with relapsing and progressive forms of MS and provide substantial basis for future research.

Motivating Patients With Multiple Sclerosis May Improve Treatment Adherence, Outcomes

Motivating Patients With Multiple Sclerosis May Improve Treatment Adherence, Outcomes

Patients with multiple sclerosis who were motivated to remain adherent to treatment experienced overall better outcomes, including low relapse rates.

Screening for Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions in MS: Use of Validated Screening Tools

Screening for Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions in MS: Use of Validated Screening Tools

Barriers to using screening tools included lack of time and lack of insurance compensation.

Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Disability Linked to Fatty Acid Intake

Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Disability Linked to Fatty Acid Intake

Intakes of fats and types of fatty acids may affect disability severity in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.

Multiple Sclerosis Development in Two Teens After HPV Vaccination

Multiple Sclerosis Development in Two Teens After HPV Vaccination

Authors describe 2 case reports of MS in the pediatric population after administration of HPV vaccination.

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