Category «Multiple Sclerosis»

Multiple sclerosis sufferer from Woodstock fighting to raise £35,000 for experimental treatment in Mexico

MOTHER-OF-ONE faces a race against time against the aggressive effects of her multiple sclerosis, with her ‘only hope’ to find enough money for an experimental treatment in Mexico. Nina Cosgrove, 38, was diagnosed with progressive MS on Valentine’s Day 2015 and has seen her freedom of movement deteriorate quickly. Her condition is likely to get …

Multiple sclerosis treatment ‘resets’ immune system; may halt progression for 5 years

A type of treatment for multiple sclerosis that ‘resets’ the immune system may stop progression of the disease in nearly half of patients. In a new study, led by Imperial College London, the treatment prevented symptoms of severe disease from worsening for five years, in 46 per cent of patients. However, as the treatment involves …

A New Peptide Vaccine for Multiple Sclerosis Succeeds in Phase IIa

Apitope is developing therapeutic peptides to induce suppression of autoimmune responses towards self-antigens. Their recent phase IIa trial has revealed promising results for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a hot topic these days. While a recent long-term study revealed the potential of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for the treatment of MS, this treatment strategy is …

Momenta shares plunge after supplier receives warning letter from FDA on multiple sclerosis drug

Michael Fein | Bloomberg | Getty Images An employee works in a lab at Momenta Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Shares of U.S. biotechnology company Momenta Pharmaceuticals plunged on Tuesday after the firm said Pfizer, a key supplier for its multiple sclerosis drug, has received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration. Momenta’s stock …

Hope for millions as scientists discover multiple sclerosis treatment that can slow its progression

A study led by Imperial College London found that 46% of patients who underwent the treatment did not suffer a worsening of their condition for five years A multiple sclerosis treatment which “resets” the immune system has been found which can freeze progression of the devastating disease. A study led by Imperial College London found …

MS Patient’s Pick of the Week’s News: BFitLifestyles, Cannabis, ARNet, Bioness and More

Fitness Trainer and MS Patient, Dolly Stokes, Launches BFitLifestyles Website with Husband Looking after what you eat and exercising according to your abilities apparently can help alleviate symptoms of many chronic illnesses including MS. I certainly have found it has been beneficial to me. Dolly Stokes, a fitness trainer and multiple sclerosis patient, and her husband Jeff, have …

Researchers! Treatment for multiple sclerosis resets the immune system

Researchers at the Imperial College London are exploring a new treatment for multiple sclerosis that resets the immune system. A clinical trial funded by the UK MS Society, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Centre, and by the European Blood and Marrow Transplant Autoimmune Disease Working Party found the MS treatment stopped …

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