Multiple Sclerosis
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Coming next from Medicare: the ICD-10 Obmudsman. Billing under the dreaded new International Classification of Diseases-10 (ICD-10) coding system will get a bit less onerous under a deal brokered between Medicare and the American Medical Association.
Discontinuation of multiple sclerosis medication saw nearly 2 in 5 patients experience some form of increased disease activity, according to research from NYU Langone Medical Center.
Using natalizumab in extended periods was well tolerated and efficacious in patients with multiple sclerosis for up to 8 weeks.
Researcher report that higher levels of neuronal activity are associated with increased production of myelin in animal models – a finding which may eventually help the development of multiple sclerosis therapies.
With research of progressive multiple sclerosis lagging behind that of the relapsing form of the condition a group of the top minds from around the world is looking to speed up the process to help patients that need it most.
Pain is prevalent in more than half of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and is independently predicted by anxiety, according to a study published online June 18 in Pain Medicine.

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