Jamie-Lynn Sigler, best known for her role as Tony Soprano’s daughter Meadow on “The Sopranos” from 1999 to 2007, revealed she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was just 20-years-old and has been living with the condition for nearly 15 years.
Treating acquired hemophilia A (AHA) with anti CD20 monoclonal antibody Rituximab is increasingly popular, according to a case study published in the Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases.
Positive thinking, including “concentrating on [a] hedonistic future” are signs a patient with remitting-relapsing multiple sclerosis (RRMS) has accepted his or her illness, a Polish study found. Acceptance is a treatment goal because it is associated with better compliance as well as a heightened sense of well-being, researchers said.
Co-morbidities and previous treatment did not adversely affect the efficacy of fingolimod (Gilenya/Novartis) in reducing relapses in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, researchers found.