Category «Multiple Sclerosis»

New Drug Shows Promise for Treating Multiple Sclerosis

A new therapy called ocrelizumab that targets B cells in multiple sclerosis patients is proving more effective than Rebif, a long-standing MS treatment. The results of two recent studies of ocrelizumab show the drug holds significant promise for those with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). The findings in the clinical trials, conducted by the Swiss pharmaceutical …

12 Ways to Improve Memory With MS

For some people with MS, recent memory is impaired, which makes trying to recall something learned recently, like the name of a new neighbor, a challenge. For others, the difficulty is with long-term or remote memory — you may find it hard to remember learned skills, such as playing a game you enjoyed years ago, …