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Ari Waisman from the University of Mainz: How the Blood-Brain Barrier Affects Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
Research into the inner workings of multiple sclerosis comes in all shapes and sizes including looking at specific parts of the brain. A recent study has looked at the role of the blood brain barrier and how it affects patients with this condition.
There are conferences held all over the world working to improve treatment of multiple sclerosis. The consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers is one that takes a different approach to this condition.
Individual trials have shown various benefits associated with fingolimod (Gilenya) for relapsing-remitted multiple sclerosis (RRMS), but its consistency across studies has not been fully understood.
Fingolimod (Gilenya) is an immunosuppressant used to treat multiple sclerosis, but improvements with disability have been unsteady with this drug.
Country music artist, Clay Walker – who is well-known for his hit songs “She Won’t Be Lonely Long” and “Live Until I Die" – was diagnosed with a relapsing form of multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 26.
Researchers show that computer-based cognitive remediation accessed from home can be effective in improving cognitive symptoms for individuals with multiple sclerosis.
“Disabled people aren’t sexually attractive” is just one real quote – and myth – from someone living with multiple sclerosis.
Study results show that women with atrial fibrillation are less likely to receive recommended thromboprophylaxis medications than men, and patients age 85 and older are often treated with aspirin as the sole antithrombotic agent.
Even as the number of medications approved to treat relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis continues to grow patients with progressive forms of the condition still await the first approved treatment option to help manage their symptoms.

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