Friday, October 19, 2007

Scientists Show Monoclonal Antibody Leads To Repair Of Myelin Sheath In Laboratory Study Of Multiple Sclerosis
Medical News Today Thu, 18 Oct 2007 5:15 AM PDT
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have presented details from a preclinical study showing that a recombinant human monoclonal antibody, administered in a single low dose in a laboratory mouse model of multiple sclerosis, can repair myelin, the insulating covering over nerve fibers in the central nervous system. [click link for full article]

Transformation Of Treatment Paradigm To Improve Patient Compliance With Multiple Sclerosis Therapy
Medical News Today Thu, 18 Oct 2007 7:16 AM PDT
The multiple sclerosis (MS) market is undergoing a revolution with the imminent introduction of innovative therapies that will change the approach toward the treatment of the disease. This market evolution has not escaped the notice of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies across various tiers, as they engage in a race to develop inventive and effective treatment options for MS. [click link ...

Eye Scan May Help Diagnose, Treat MS
Great News Network Thu, 18 Oct 2007 11:15 AM PDT
A short and simple eye scan not only appears capable of spotting multiple sclerosis earlier in the course of the disease... The inexpensive test could lead to new drugs, researchers add.

AUB tests stem-cell therapy on patients
The Daily Star Lebannon Thu, 18 Oct 2007 2:27 PM PDT
Scientists at the American University of Beirut (AUB) began a pioneering clinical trial earlier this month to test bone-marrow stem-cell therapy on up to six individuals suffering from advanced Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a neurological disease with potentially debilitating effects. The trial is among the first being carried out in the world.


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