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Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis Mimics on MRI

Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis Mimics on MRI

A proper MS diagnosis can only be made after obtaining imaging from the entire brain and understanding the clinical context.

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New Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Tx Available

New Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Tx Available

Radicava is the first FDA approved treatment for ALS in over 20 years.

Update: Diagnosing Neuropathic Pain in Stroke, MS, Spinal Cord Injury

Update: Diagnosing Neuropathic Pain in Stroke, MS, Spinal Cord Injury

The update focused on diagnosis of neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord injury, stroke, or multiple sclerosis.

Exercise, Social Cognitive Training May Improve Depression, Anxiety in MS

Exercise, Social Cognitive Training May Improve Depression, Anxiety in MS

The study reconfirmed the positive effects of exercise on fatigue in multiple sclerosis.

Prolonged Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Prolonged Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Previous research has shown a reduced risk for multiple sclerosis and relapse during pregnancy.

Patient Participation is Key in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Planning

Patient Participation is Key in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Planning

Shared decision-making includes engaging patients, comparing treatments, and assessing patient values.

Minocycline May Slow Progression From Clinically Isolated Syndrome to Multiple Sclerosis

Minocycline May Slow Progression From Clinically Isolated Syndrome to Multiple Sclerosis

"[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.

Multiple Sclerosis, Systemic Lupus Linked by Genetic Variant

Multiple Sclerosis, Systemic Lupus Linked by Genetic Variant

A variant in TNFSF13B, encoding the cytokine and drug target B-cell activating factor (BAFF), was associated with both multiple sclerosis and SLE.

Exosomes in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Have Distinct RNA Profile

Exosomes in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Have Distinct RNA Profile

Fifteen different classes of transcripts detected 4 circulating exosomal sequences within the miRNA category that were differentially expressed.

Sodium Intake And Its Association With Multiple Sclerosis Progression

Sodium Intake And Its Association With Multiple Sclerosis Progression

Over a 5-year follow-up, there was no correlation between 24-hour urine sodium levels and conversion to clinically definite MS.

Pharmacist-Led Program May Improve MS Treatment Adherence

Pharmacist-Led Program May Improve MS Treatment Adherence

Communication with a pharmacist may help improve treatment adherence in multiple sclerosis.

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