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Q&A With Mark Freedman, MD, of Ottawa Hospital: Developing Medication for Multiple Sclerosis a Long and Complicated Process
Q&A With Mark Freedman, MD, of Ottawa Hospital: Developing Medication for Multiple Sclerosis a Long and Complicated Process
Medications in general can take a long time to develop. Depending on the condition they treat that process can be even longer as more questions have to be answered before they can be introduced to the field. This is particularly true of multiple sclerosis treatments.
Q&A With Mark Freedman, MD, of Ottawa Hospital: Study Results show Benefits of Teriflunomide in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
As a treatment for multiple sclerosis teriflunomide has shown benefits over a long development period and has proven effective in the treatment of patients with the relapsing-remitting form of the condition.
Q&A With Alasdair Coles of Cambridge Neurology: Alemtuzumab As Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
For as many drugs and therapies as there are for multiple sclerosis some are more aggressive than others. Alemtuzumab's approach is more on the aggressive end of the spectrum.
Enhancing Pneumonia-Fighting Antibiotics with Additional Treatment
During a time when antibiotic resistance concerns are at an all-time high, a Texas-based team called for backup in the fight against pneumonia.
Acetaminophen Blunts Emotions
Research indicates that acetaminophen appears to have a general blunting effect on patients’ evaluative and emotional processing, regardless of negative or positive valence.
Poor Quality of Sleep Associated with Increased Pain Severity
Genetic mutations are not solely to blame for increased neuropathic pain and the way pain is processed in the brain. Norwegian researchers identified a link between a person’s quality of sleep and pain sensitivity.
Ebola: New Concerns about Sexual Transmission
Ebola virus appears to persist in survivors longer than thought, leading the US Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization to urge men who survive infection to use condoms indefinitely. The public health fear is that sexual transmission from survivors could lead to a new outbreak of cases.

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