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Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

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.

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Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Reduced With TDCS

Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Reduced With TDCS

In patients who underwent tDCS, there were significant reductions in fatigue associated with multiple sclerosis.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Progression Associated With Changes in Immune Status

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Progression Associated With Changes in Immune Status

The findings suggest that changes in immune status may be a consequence of ALS.

ALS Risk Reduced With Exposure to Exogenous Hormones

ALS Risk Reduced With Exposure to Exogenous Hormones

Results suggest that sex hormones may play a role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

New Doses of Generic Copaxone Approved

New Doses of Generic Copaxone Approved

The mechanism by which glatiramer acetate exerts its therapeutic effect in MS is unknown, however it is thought to act by modifying immune processes.

Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

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.

Multiple Sclerosis Risk Significantly Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency

Multiple Sclerosis Risk Significantly Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency

Public health campaigns to raise awareness of the risks of vitamin D deficiency may help reduce the incidence of MS.

Inter-Eye Percentage Difference May Help Diagnose MS-Associated Optic Neuritis

Inter-Eye Percentage Difference May Help Diagnose MS-Associated Optic Neuritis

Using the inter-eye percentage difference may help surpass limitations associated with device and proprietary segmentation algorithms.

Multiple Sclerosis Not Tied to High Dietary Sodium Intake

Multiple Sclerosis Not Tied to High Dietary Sodium Intake

Previous research suggests a possible role for sodium intake in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis.

Concussion Tied to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Concussion Tied to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Concussion during adolescence increases multiple sclerosis diagnosis risk.

Rituximab Improves Outcomes in Patients With Anti-MuSK Myasthenia Gravis

Rituximab Improves Outcomes in Patients With Anti-MuSK Myasthenia Gravis

Patients with anti-muscle-specific kinase myasthenia gravis typically have a more severe disease presentation, with early bulbar, neck, and respiratory muscle weakness.

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