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ECTRIMS 2017: Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location Linked to Hyperalgesia, Hypoalgesia

In patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), lesions in the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior periventricular area may be associated with hypo and hyperalgesia, according...

ECTRIMS 2017: MS World Reports – Pediatric Onset Multiple Sclerosis Updates

Dr. Daniel Kantor speaks with Dr. Tanuja Chitnis, Director of the Pediatric MS Center at Massachusetts General Hospital about updates on Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis...

ECTRIMS 2017: Earlier Onset of Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Cesarean Delivery,...

Cesarean delivery and artificial lactation are associated with an earlier onset of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research presented at the 7th Joint ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS Meeting, held...

ECTRIMS 2017: Detecting Cognitive Decline in Multiple Sclerosis With Shortened BICAMS

Combined administration of 2 sections of the Brief International Cognitive Assessment for multiple sclerosis (BICAMS), the symbol digit modalities test (SDMT), and brief visuospatial...

ECTRIMS 2017: Vitamin D Levels in Multiple Sclerosis Impact Epstein-Barr Viral...

Serum vitamin D levels may have an impact on the replication/reactivation of Epstien-Barr virus (EBV) in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to research...

ECTRIMS 2017: Upper Extremity Composite Picks Up Early MS

Outperformed individual tests that may be less sensitive A composite score for upper extremity function in multiple sclerosis was more sensitive than individual traditional tests...

ECTRIMS 2017: Aaron Boster, MD: MS Paths and Collecting Real-Time MS...

Aaron Boster, MD, the systems medical chief of neuroimmunology at Ohio Health, spoke with MD Magazine at MS Paris 2017 about the efforts and...

ECTRIMS 2017: MS Therapy Aubagio Does Not Appear to Cause Birth...

Sanofi Genzyme’s multiple sclerosis therapy Aubagio (teriflunomide) does not appear to cause birth defects in humans as it does in laboratory animals, researchers concluded after studying more...

ECTRIMS 2017: Vaccines Tied to Relapses in Neuromyelitis Optica

Retrospective review finds protective factor in immunotherapy Vaccines may trigger relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), but that risk is diminished if...

ECTRIMS 2017: Researchers Suggest Best Time to Stop Tysabri During Pregnancy

Babies born to women who are treated with Tysabri (natalizumab) during pregnancy are more likely to develop abnormal blood cell counts if the treatment continues beyond...

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