What’s New in MS Research – May 2022

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article Two studies highlight the beneficial role of diet in managing MS Danish study identifies how gender affects disease course in relapsing MS Can intravaginal estrogen help improve bladder dysfunction symptoms? A neurologist-patient gap in perceptions of cognitive impairment presence and severity Study: […]

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Join the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America for the Annual Improving Lives Benefit in Support of the MS Community

Events include an in-person reception as well as a virtual program On May 12, 2022, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) will bring our community “Together at Home” for our second annual virtual Improving Lives Benefit, showcasing more than 50 years of hope, impact, and support for the MS community. This very special virtual […]

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The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) Focuses on “Shaping the MS Experience” in Honor of MS Awareness Month

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month. MSAA is proud to announce the 2022 awareness campaign theme Shaping the MS Experience, with specific programs addressing the many facets of the clinical approach to MS, such as how to choose an MS therapy, the science behind MS, and […]

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What’s New in MS Research – January 2022

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article Assessing the impact of disease-modifying therapies on COVID-19 vaccine response Shining a light on fatigue in MS Advances in new imaging technique detect metabolic changes in brain Room for improvement in current approach to performing magnetic resonance imaging Serum neurofilament light chain […]

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Introducing, Selma Blair Documentary Discussion Guide Now Available

We invite the MS community to watch Selma Blair’s award-winning documentary Introducing, Selma Blair now available for streaming on Discovery+. In the film, Ms. Blair shares her experiences and challenges with multiple sclerosis and provides an inside view of her journey of personal acceptance and resilience after being diagnosed with MS.  Viewers are also encouraged to access […]

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What’s New in MS Research – November 2021

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article More evidence on the benefits of starting DMTs sooner rather than later Assessing the impact of Ocrevus® on patients with early-stage relapsing-remitting MS Investigational agent ublituximab lowers relapse rate in two Phase III studies Study details tolebrutinib efficacy, safety profile over 48 […]

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What’s New in MS Research – September 2021

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article Encouraging results from Phase II study of tolebrutinib FDA authorizes stem cell trial focused on people with mild-to-moderate MS Long-term study shows sustained efficacy, consistent safety profile for Tecfidera® No short-term increase in relapse risk from Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine, study finds Government […]

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