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ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 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.

ACTRIMS 2018 Low Vitamin D in Obesity Not Associated With Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Low Vitamin D in Obesity Not Associated With Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Obesity-associated lowering of vitamin D levels may not mediate the putative causal relationship between obesity and multiple sclerosis.

ACTRIMS 2018 Stable Disability in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis With Teriflunomide

Stable Disability in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis With Teriflunomide

A significant unmet need remains for an effective, well-tolerated, and convenient treatment for patients with progressive forms of MS.

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