In patients who underwent tDCS, there were significant reductions in fatigue associated with multiple sclerosis.
The mechanism by which glatiramer acetate exerts its therapeutic effect in MS is unknown, however it is thought to act by modifying immune processes.
John Stoffel, MD, Professor of Urology, Service Chief, and Associate Chair for Ambulatory Urology in the University of Michigan Department of Urology discusses the management of urinary retention in patients with MS.
Public health campaigns to raise awareness of the risks of vitamin D deficiency may help reduce the incidence of MS.
Using the inter-eye percentage difference may help surpass limitations associated with device and proprietary segmentation algorithms.
Previous research suggests a possible role for sodium intake in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis.
Concussion during adolescence increases multiple sclerosis diagnosis risk.
Researchers assessed annualized relapse rate, confirmed disability worsening, confirmed disability improvement, brain volume loss, and adverse events.
It is important to consider long-term risks and outcomes when choosing an appropriate therapy for multiple sclerosis.
The progression of multiple sclerosis may be slowed by progressive resistance training.
The study set out to evaluate the potential drug-drug interaction between DMF and oral contraceptives.
The update focused on diagnosis of neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord injury, stroke, or multiple sclerosis.
The study reconfirmed the positive effects of exercise on fatigue in multiple sclerosis.
Previous research has shown a reduced risk for multiple sclerosis and relapse during pregnancy.
Shared decision-making includes engaging patients, comparing treatments, and assessing patient values.
"[This drug] is so inexpensive that it can be prescribed immediately with no insurance issues and is affordable for many who have no insurance," Dr Metz said.
A variant in TNFSF13B, encoding the cytokine and drug target B-cell activating factor (BAFF), was associated with both multiple sclerosis and SLE.
Fifteen different classes of transcripts detected 4 circulating exosomal sequences within the miRNA category that were differentially expressed.
Over a 5-year follow-up, there was no correlation between 24-hour urine sodium levels and conversion to clinically definite MS.
Communication with a pharmacist may help improve treatment adherence in multiple sclerosis.
The post-hoc analysis sought to identify factors predictive of relapse and disability progression in people with MS enrolled in the TRANSFORMS study.
Researchers sought to determine whether treatment with ocrelizumab improved measures of cognitive function better than interferon beta 1-a.
Initial trials of teriflunomide have demonstrated low lymphocyte counts in patients with relapsing forms of MS.
In patients with MS, hand function often correlates with measures of quality of life.
The prevalence of osteoporosis was greater in patients with MS than in matched controls.
Cognitive fatigue and anxiety are common symptoms reported by patients with multiple sclerosis.
Boys with onset of MS during puberty experienced an increased rate of relapse compared with boys with MS onset before or after puberty.
Longer studies are needed to further evaluate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on cognition in multiple sclerosis.
Increased risk of pediatric multiple sclerosis was observed in patients with prior exposure to EBV, HSV-1, and vitamin D deficiency.
In older patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis, patient-reported fatigue and problems with lower extremities may signal conversion to secondary progressive disease.
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